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Cupcake Heaven

Cupcake Heaven

I suppose “heaven” could be defined many ways depending upon what you like.  Let the Baking Begin defines heaven as dark chocolate, caramel, peanuts, and chocolate ganache.  That’s pretty accurate.  There is a lot going on here – two layers of frosting and caramel filling – but oh my.  This may be pretty close to cupcake […]

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Lemon Angel Food Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream

Lemon Angel Food Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream

The only cake my mom used to make from a “box” was angel food cake.  Not sure why except she possibly just didn’t want to bother with the homemade version.  She would then frost it with this peanut butter frosting stuff.  It is one of the few things I didn’t carry with me into my […]

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White Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

White Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

Just imagine a cupcake with white chocolate chips as an ingredient topped with a frosting that tastes like chocolate chip cookie dough.  Yeah, like that.  You can thank Picky Palate for these cupcakes.  Seriously, you should thank her. White Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting Ingredients For cupcakes 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon kosher […]

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes

Wilton suggests adding blue food coloring to the cream cheese frosting for a patriotic look to these cupcakes.  I think fresh blueberries would be far more festive! And if you are going to take cupcakes to a picnic or party, you want them to be festive, right?  If you don’t care for the blueberry idea, I’m […]

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Black and White Cupcakes

Black and White Cupcakes

Pizzazzerie calls these “New York Style” black and white cupcakes, like the cookies.  Not sure about the reference to New York since we have the cookies here in Florida but that doesn’t really matter.  The cookies are to die for!  Imagine a the cookie is now a cake covered in half vanilla and half chocolate glaze. […]

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Cookie Butter Cupcakes

Cookie Butter Cupcakes

If you’re like me, anything with “butter” or “cookie” in the name is automatically good. It’s no surprise that “cookie butter” is amazingly addictive, like a cookie flavored Nutella.  Tutti Dolce‘s recipe includes a surprise cookie butter filling in the cupcake AND cookie butter in the frosting.  Total yum. Cookie Butter Cupcakes Makes about 24 […]

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Honey Lemon Cupcakes

Honey Lemon Cupcakes

Do you know anyone who loves lemon pudding?  Well, then Homemade Interest has the perfect cupcake!  The lemon pudding filling keeps these cupcakes moist and adds some zing to a basic box mix cake.  The honey drizzled over the frosting adds just a bit of sweetness.  The recipe is written using canned frosting but the end […]

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Deep Dish Pizza Cupcakes

Deep Dish Pizza Cupcakes

It’s (almost) summer and the heat is on most everywhere but the kids still want pizza, right? If you want a snack without all the hassle and oven heat, Plain Chicken has it covered with these quick and easy deep dish pizzas.  The kids (and adults!) will love them as a quick snack or lunch time […]

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Watermelon Cupcakes

Watermelon Cupcakes

No, watermelon is not an ingredient and these cupcakes from Frugal Coupon Living don’t taste like watermelon.  But, they do LOOK like watermelon!  What a fun addition to your summer picnic table!  Now you can PRETEND to eat watermelon while really enjoying a cupcake.  Nothing wrong with that! Watermelon Cupcakes Ingredients 1 box White Cake Mix […]

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Raspberry Swirled Cheesecake Cupcakes

Raspberry Swirled Cheesecake Cupcakes

Ahhh….fresh fruit! Always love to use fresh fruit when baking.  Cooking Classy takes fresh raspberries up a notch by swirling them in cheesecake.  Not only are these cupcake delicious, they are pretty, too! Raspberry Swirled Cheesecake Cupcakes Makes 12 cupcakes Ingredients Crust 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp graham cracker crumbs (from 7 full sheets) 1 1/2 […]

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Red, White & Blue Lemon Poundcakes

Red, White & Blue Lemon Poundcakes

Somehow – I’m not sure how – it became almost the middle of June.  How did that happen?  That means the July 4th Holiday is just around the corner….so, I thought maybe we should have something patriotic lined up.  Pound cake is American, right?  Sugar Dish Me dressed up little lemon pound cakes with whipped cream, […]

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes

If you like a moist and dense chocolate cupcake, look for recipes using coffee.  In other words, don’t look further than this recipe from Shugary Sweets which also uses buttermilk and dark chocolate cocoa powder.  Oh yes, this is to die for!  And that is before I mention the cream cheese frosting with mini chocolate chips. […]

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