Sweet & Salty Cupcakes

Sweet & Salty Cupcakes

I’m not exactly sure why sweet and salty things just seem to go together.  There is probably a scientific explanation but it doesn’t really matter, does it?  Heavens Meals combines the two by using crushed potato chips and milk chocolate.  If you have never tried a chocolate covered potato chip, well, you are missing out and […]

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Blueberries and Cream Cupcakes

Blueberries and Cream Cupcakes

Fresh blueberries are such a treat but they are an even bigger treat when baked into, say, a cupcake.  Now you might think these are sort of like muffins, but once you top them with cream cheese frosting then they are cupcakes.  Period.  You can thank Sally’s Baking Addiction for these rich, delicious and oh so very […]

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Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

Shhh….these technically aren’t “cupcakes” so I’m cheating a bit.  But…but…I happen to love peanut butter cups and The Comfort of Cooking had this awesome recipe to make some from scratch so I had to share.  But really, you make them in a cupcake tin using cupcake wrappers so technically speaking they are almost cupcakes.  It doesn’t really […]

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Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes

Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes

It’s summer so it’s hot pretty much everywhere.  Doesn’t the thought of sipping a margarita under a beach umbrella sound good right about now?  Thought so.  That’s why these cupcakes from Real Housemoms will really hit the spot.  Oh, and dare I mention the tequila laced cream cheese frosting?  Perfect for a summer party or, well, […]

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Oatmeal Cream Pie Cupcakes

Oatmeal Cream Pie Cupcakes

I just recently became a fan of oatmeal raisin cookies and now I think I might become a fan of oatmeal cream pies.   Lots of sugar and spice in this recipe from Beyond Frosting.  Any frosting made with marshmallow fluff AND sugar AND cinnamon has to be pretty awesome.  You’ll be licking the bowl […]

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Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes (Gluten Free)

What a wonderful recipe for folks eating a gluten free diet – a delicious cupcake made with fresh strawberries, topped with a creamy, not too sweet frosting.   Even though this recipe is from Simply Gluten-Free, I’m betting everyone will enjoy them! Strawberries and Cream Cupcake (Gluten Free) Ingredients 2 cups strawberries, hulled – use divided […]

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Marbled Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cupcakes

What happens when you mix chocolate cake, peanut butter cake and melted Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups?   If you want to find out, you’ll have to bake these cupcakes from A Cookie Named Desire because I doubt I could tell you how incredibly rich and delicious they are.  There just are not enough words to describe […]

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Avocado Cupcakes

Avocado Cupcakes

I suppose I should confess (again) that I am not much of a fan of avocado.  So this recipe from Will Cook for Smiles is about everyone else, not me.   This one is for the avocado lovers or the lovers of something a little different.   Go on, try something new. Avocado Cupcakes Makes […]

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Mimosa Cupcakes

Mimosa Cupcakes

Imagine you are on a patio or deck on a warm summer Sunday morning with a cool breeze. Now imagine you are sipping an ice cold mimosa.  Ahh….tastes so very good, doesn’t it?  Now imagine you are eating a raspberry cupcake flavored with champagne and topped with orange flavored frosting.   Yes, a mimosa in […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Oooh….these cupcakes from Oh Sweet Basil are like a miniature two layer cake with peanut butter buttercream frosting BETWEEN cake layers topped with chocolate ganache.   A little extra work but oh so very worth it.  I’m thinking you will need to eat these with a fork.  And a tall glass of milk. Chocolate Peanut Butter […]

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