Yellow Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

I don’t know what it is about yellow cupcakes with chocolate frosting, but I love them. I think they are proof the simple is better, and of course rainbow sprinkles help too… Yellow Cupcakes Makes approx. 16-18 Cupcakes 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar 2 large eggs at room temperature 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 and 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk, room temperature Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cupcake pans and place aside. In a mixer fitted with the paddle […]

TeaParty Menu

Tea Party Menu

I threw a little birthday tea party for some close friends. I would say it was more of a “tea” party because although we had little bites it wasn’t raise your pinky figure fancy. Below was the menu with links to some of the recipes. Tea Party Menu Savory Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Tuna Sandwiches – Pumpernickel Bread Tomato Soup Shots with Grilled Cheese Tater Tots (because we are adults) Sweet Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Yellow Cupcakes With Milk Chocolate Frosting Chocolate Strawberries Drinks Lemonade Tea (of course)

Forever Alone Cupcakes (Salty Caramel)

So I asked my co-workers what type of cupcakes would they like for valentines day and one replied facetiously “How about human tears?” Well, I never turn down a challenge so here we are Forever Alone Cupcakes (or a brown sugar cupcake with vanilla buttercream and salty caramel sauce) Salty Caramel Sauce 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup heavy cream 1.7 ounces unsalted butter 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 drop of red food dye