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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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Triple Ginger Carrot Cupcakes

November’s theme for the 5th Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge was ginger. If that’s not a perfect flavor for this season, I don’t know what is! I started brainstorming right away to create something seasonal, but that wasn’t gingerbread or pumpkin-flavored. (As Jamieanne points out, the idea of this challenge is to bake creatively!) I’ll tell you, […]

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Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes

When I saw Sweetest Kitchen’s Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge for this month was “Orange,” I actually hesitated before deciding I’d enter. In fact I may not have entered at all if my friend Ale hadn’t placed an order with me for a dozen pumpkin spice cupcakes to have on hand for some weekend visitors. My […]

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Fluffernutter Cupcakes

This month’s theme for the Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge was “Childhood Memories.” At first I was trying to think of a place – like the beach or the zoo – for decoration purposes, but then it hit me… My favorite lunch I ever had as a kid was a Fluffernutter Sandwich (peanut butter with marshmallow […]

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The White Lime Experience

This month’s Mystery Box Ingredient was white chocolate. “Well,” I thought, “surely I can make something with that.” And then I thought “stop calling yourself Shirley.” (Fun fact – I have a bowling shirt with the name Shirley embroidered on it. Just ‘cuz.) One of my favorite combos is white chocolate and lime because the […]

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Orange Cupcakesicles

This idea came about thanks to Sweetest Kitchen’s Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge where July’s ingredient was Tea.  I got so excited thinking of all the fun tea flavors I could use to come up with something new, wondrous, and magical, when it struck me that I  wanted to create a flavor combo as an homage […]

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Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge – Tea

Though I have never formally entered into any online baking competitions, I was so excited to see that Jamieann at Sweetest Kitchen came up with the idea for a Mystery Box Cupcake Challenge! It’s the inaugural month, and the secret ingredient is tea. With so many varieties out there, I’d been fantasizing about all different […]

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