cupcake recipes

Chocolate Graham Cracker Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

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Cupcakes have become my all-time favorite dessert over the past year. To me, there’s nothing better than the combination of cake and icing. Creating new cupcake flavors based on seasons is so much fun to me! Since the hot summer weather is upon us, s’mores cupcakes seemed appropriate to make for a get together I have coming up this weekend, but these have a twist to them. Instead of the traditional marshmallow frosting, I decided to make a cookie dough frosting which compliments the chocolate graham cracker cake perfectly. I have had problems in the past with my cakes coming […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake

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You can ask anyone at the office…I am a cupcake addict! The smile that comes to my face when Erin will occasionally bring us cupcakes from a local bakery is enormous! On our visit to San Francisco for the Winter Fancy Food Show in January  I was determined to find a cupcake shop. As silly as it sounds, I love to explore different bakeries while in another state. After about an hour of walking and searching, I found Kara’s Cupcakes. I can’t even being to tell you how happy finding this shop made me! There was a plethora of cupcakes to choose from, but I finally […]

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National Chocolate Cupcake Day

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Today is National Chocolate Cupcake Day! Cupcakes are one of my favorite sweet treats, so I decided to make a devil’s food cupcake to celebrate. Also, in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I topped my cupcakes off with a pink cream cheese frosting. Here’s what you’ll need to make the cupcakes: Devil’s Food Cupcake Ingredients: 9 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups cake flour (not self-rising) 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1 Teaspoon baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon baking powder 1/2 Cup coconut oil (at room temperature) 1 1/2 Cups granulated sugar 2 Large eggs (at room temperature) 1/2 Cup […]

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