Tag Archives: Frosting

Cookies and Cream Frosting

I wanted to shake things up a bit recently, and not just use plain ol’ vanilla frosting for my yummy chocolate cupcakes. I’d recently purchased some Oreos, thanks to some effective ad campaigns for its 100th birthday, and in a desperate attempt not to eat the entire package all by myself, I decided to incorporate them into […]

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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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Caramel Buttercream Frosting

This recipe was totally worth the wait, I promise. When I think of fall, I think of caramel apples (among other things – I have so much canned pumpkin waiting to be used!), and thought I should incorporate that flavor into a cupcake. This caramel buttercream was the perfect pairing for the Apple Spice Cupcakes. Like […]

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Cherries and Cream Cupcakes

**UPDATE — Holy crap! I actually won this month’s Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge! Thank you to everyone who voted, and thank you again to Jamieanne for hosting! WOOOO!** It’s a sad time in the cupcake world… the last Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge. As hard as it is for Jamieanne to believe it’s been a year […]

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Chapeaux and Champagne Brunch

Hello, Everyone! I know I’ve been gone quite a while, but I have a great excuse… I was traveling Europe! The good news is, although I’m sure you’ve been missing my wacky antics, I have stocked up on some fab ideas for new desserts. (Prepare your bellies!) When I got home, I had a mystery […]

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Strawberry Cupcakes

Strawberries have been “in season” recently in Southern California since we’ve been having some freak hot weather lately. Couple that with finding a great blackberry cupcake post on Starting to Simmer, one of my recent competitors in the Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge over on Sweetest Kitchen, and you have a recipe for cupcake magic. Since in […]

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St. Patty’s Day – Bailey’s Cake Balls

Hello Everyone! In honor of St. Patty’s Day, I made some cake balls for a little hangout I’m having tonight. I’m not wearing green today, but hopefully no one will mind once they taste these. I was inspired, like many people on the internet before me, to do a chocolate cake with some Bailey’s Irish […]

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