Key Lime Cupcakes

Key Lime Cupcakes

How about a little southern flair?  Key Lime Pie just seems like a southern kind of thing, like grits and collard greens.  So maybe pie is not your thing – and of course it isn’t because this is not the Pie Fanatic – well, then we have a Key Lime Cupcake from Sprinkles.  I’m not […]

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Chocolate Swirled Peanut Butter Blast Cupcakes

What’s better than plain chocolate?  Not much, I know, but how about adding some peanut butter?  Now how about peanut butter cake AND peanut butter frosting swirled with milk chocolate ganache.  Yes.  These cupcakes from Kevin and Amanda taste like baked peanut butter cups.  I think that might be pretty darn close to the best of […]

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Almond Joy Cupcakes

Almond Joy Cupcakes

I can still remember the days of commercial jingles sticking in my head, sometimes for years.  Who remembers the old Almond Joy commercials?   I wondered today how long the candy bar has been around and, according to Wikipedia, the Almond Joy bar was introduced in 1946 as a replacement for the Dream Bar (created […]

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Patriotic Cupcakes

Patriotic Cupcakes!

Hard to believe it will be May – MAY! – this week.  Summer is almost here and that means Memorial Day and Fourth of July celebrations.  Recipe Girl came up with a fantastic idea for red white and blue cupcakes with swirled red, white and blue frosting.   Imagine how beautiful these cupcakes would look on […]

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Pineapple Mojito Cupcakes

Pineapple Mojito Cupcakes

These cupcakes simply scream summer!  While the recipe from The Domestic Rebel calls for canned pineapple, I think fresh pineapple would be an awesome substitution.  But then I just happen to prefer fresh fruit whenever possible.  It’s even better that these are so very easy to make.  No slaving away in a hot kitchen this summer […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecakes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecakes

Wow!  Chocolate, peanut butter and cheesecake in one package.  Yes, that is chocolate ganache on top of a rich and delicious peanut butter cheesecake.  In the Pink and Green calls these “mini” cheesecakes but I don’t think there is anything “mini” about them.  They are perfection.  The end. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecakes Ingredients 1 cup finely […]

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Golden Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes

Golden Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes

I have to admit to not being very adventurous in the kitchen.  I can follow a recipe and maybe tweak it, but have just recently started getting into modifying cake type recipes into cupcakes.  It’s usually not that hard, only requiring a change in the baking time or maybe the frosting but this time around […]

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White Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

White Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

This is for all the people who love vanilla cupcakes.  Yes, I know you are out there.  How about a vanilla cupcake with strawberry jam filling topped with WHITE chocolate and a cream cheese whipped frosting.  Oh, and more strawberries.  These delightful cupcakes from OMG Chocolate Desserts are more vanilla and strawberry than chocolate.  Mmm…strawberries, just […]

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Hot as in spicy…and just in time for Cinco de Mayo! Or for anytime if you like a little kick to your chocolate.  Lemon Sugar added a little cinnamon and a little cayenne pepper to a delicious chocolate cupcake and topped them with a rich butter cream frosting.  Sweet and spicy and just a little bit […]

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Whoopie Pie Cupcakes

Whoopie Pie Cupcakes

Ah….the whoopie pie.  Such a wonderful treat but sort of time consuming to make.  How much more convenient in cupcake form!  All Easy Recipes found a way to combine a dark, rich chocolate cupcake with the real kind of whoopie pie filling.  The easy, fake kind is just frosting.  The real kind starts with a cooked […]

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