Category cupcakes

Pink Velvet Cupcakes

I was asked to make some cupcakes and cookies for a baby shower, where the color scheme was pink and grey. Immediately, for the cupcakes, I thought of pink cakes with grey frosting – and pink velvet seemed a logical way to accomplish that. I used my Red Velvet Cupcake and Cream Cheese Frosting recipes, […]

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Cupcake Nuggets

You heard me.  You may recall that last week I posted about some tasty vanilla cupcakes, but I actually found that recipe after drooling over reading this nugget one, also from Cupcake Project. I’m slightly terrified of boiling oil, but a friend assured me she was up for the task of frying, if I could […]

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Ultimate Vanilla Cupcakes

I cannot take credit for coming up with this cupcake recipe, but I will take full credit for executing it perfectly in my own kitchen. To read more about the original inception of this particular recipe, which included plenty of trial and error on the part of the blogger and readers of Cupcake Project, click […]

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Jack Daniel’s Caramel Cupcakes

A friend of mine had a birthday party recently. It was one of those events that spans both hours and miles, which was actually quite considerate of her. Living in LA is sometimes unlike anywhere else, in that people don’t want to drive a few miles to a different part of town if they don’t […]

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Rockstar Cupcakes

Check out some cute manly cupcakes I made for a Rock ‘n Roll birthday party for a totally rockin’ dude. I used my chocolate cupcake base with a vanilla buttercream frosting. I topped each cupcake with a skull and crossbones made from royal icing, and drew on their little, precious manly faces with edible marker. I […]

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White Chocolate Cheesecake with Peppermint Ganache

Do you know what I just realized? Two years ago, I made my first pound cake, and this blog had just started days before. It is amazing how far I’ve come since then… I’ve hit my 100th post (and celebrated on the 101st), and my confidence in my own baking ability has improved by leaps and […]

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Apple Spice Cupcakes

I know, I know, you’ve missed me. Look, it gets hot here in the summer and that translates to me not feeingl like doing a dang thing. The great thing is that suddenly it became fall here! I don’t know what happened – last Sunday I’m out on the tennis court getting a sunburn in […]

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