Category Archives: Cup Cakes

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Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Red velvet cake was the best selling cupcake at every store I visited recently in New York City.  But finding the perfect red velvet cake recipe is no easy task as there are so many variations.  Some I tried in … Continue reading

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Caramel Cupcake Recipe

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It was six o’clock in the morning, I just putting the finishing touches on a birthday picnic for my hubby to take to work.  Caramel cupcakes with salted caramel frosting sat at the top of the picnic basket alongside chocolate … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcake Recipe

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Snickers, reese’s peanut butter cups, butterfingers, baby ruth, peanut m&m’s and oh Henry all make it to the top ten list of the worlds most popular chocolate bars.  How m&m’s count as a chocolate bar I am not sure, but … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Cupcakes with mickey inside

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Mickey was everywhere, even honeymooners donned mickey hats with veils. It was Disney World after all, but I still did not expect the level of devotion that the adults had for the disney characters. These cupcakes are a tribute to … Continue reading

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Easy Cookie Monster Cupcakes

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Cookie Monster cupcakes will go down a treat at any little kids party and with this technique they will be done quickly without the use of any fancy equipment. You will need: Cupcakes (vanilla cake recipe at bottom of princess … Continue reading

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How to Pipe Butter Cream Flowers Using Only a Ziplock Bag

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Believe it or not, you can make these buttercream cupcake frosting flowers using only a ziplock bag. They are super easy and quick, making them ideal if you need to frost a large amount of cupcakes with buttercream. I wanted … Continue reading

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Buttercream Cupcake Frosting Recipes

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Basic butter cream or American buttercream is an easy cupcake frosting to make, today we will look at the basic recipe and some of my favourite variations. UPDATE: see seven different frosting recipes in a taste test and in the … Continue reading

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Lemon Meringue Cupcake Recipe

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These are one of my favourite cupcakes, light fluffy italian meringue offset with tangy lemon curd and vanilla cupcake. Vanilla Cupcakes: Make the cupcake using the vanilla cake recipe on the bottom of this post: vanilla cupcakes While they are cooking … Continue reading

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Chocolate Orange Cupcake with Ganache Frosting Recipe

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  Chocolate ganache can be infused with any flavour you desire, so do some experimenting. For these cupcakes I used orange and topped them with a jaffa.  You can eat them as is or heat in the microwave until the … Continue reading

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Cupcake Frosting – Chocolate Mint Ganache Recipe

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Rich chocolate cupcakes with creamy mint chocolate ganache and a slice of peppermint crisp.  You can eat these as is or heat them in the microwave, let the ganache melt down over the warm cake and serve with a generous … Continue reading

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It’s My Birthday

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  Above is a beautiful layered fondant birthday cupcake made for me by my 9 year old son (I took a bite so you could see the inside).  Below is a pic of one made by my 7 year old … Continue reading

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Best Chocolate Cake Ever

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Best Chocolate Cake Recipe Ever   Have you ever been disappointed by a dry and tasteless chocolate cake? Well then this is the recipe for you. This is my all time favourite chocolate cake recipe. It makes a rich moist … Continue reading

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