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 […]
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)
Sometimes you just want bananas…ok maybe that’s just me. To settle my banana craving I made a Banana Cupcake I call Banana Banana! Anyone? OK, I’ll just give the recipe. This cupcake is a banana nutmeg cupcake with a banana cinnamon frosting, sure to make any banana lover happy.
This is a natural, no red food dye, red velvet cupcake. I didn’t tell my test subjects (coworkers) that beets where in them and no one knew the wiser 🙂
Macerated Strawberries 1 carton (16 oz) of strawberries, sliced in half ¼ cup of sugar Mix strawberries and sugar in a container and have them sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, preferably 24 hours. Blend the macerated strawberries
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
I had a bad day, so the best way to fix it is through chocolate. Cupcake Ingredients 2-1/2 cups milk ½ pound of butter, cubed 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt
Eggnog Cupcakes Nutmeg Cake 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3 eggs 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp nutmeg 1 cup buttermilk (Substitute: Milk or Soy Milk and tbsp of vinegar)