Tag Archives: chocolate

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Are you sitting down? Grab the edge of something sturdy and steady yourself¬†– because this post contains neither apples nor squash.¬†I know, it’s crazy. But I think we need a little break from the autumnal explosion, and probably some sugar, too. Fear not – we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled fall programming in no[click for recipe and more]

Cookies n’ Cream Cupcakes

Cookies n’ Cream Cupcakes

I love all cupcakes. I don’t discriminate. I’m an equal opportunity dessertist. Vanilla-flecked sponge cake, dense flourless cake, fluffy chocolate…I’m not kicking any of those off my plate. But my little cupcake side business tells a different story – when I go back over my order history, one bar on the graph soars above the[click for recipe and more]

Classic Chocolate Frosting

Classic Chocolate Frosting

As a baker, you don’t tend to hear a lot of complaints about cupcakes. What’s to complain about? Hi, I made you a tiny individualized cake! The only thing I sometimes hear – and agree with – is that the frosting is too sweet. There seems to be a bit of a rock and a[click for recipe and more]

Peanut Butter Cup Blondies

Peanut Butter Cup Blondies

Let’s discuss my shortcomings. Or rather, let’s discuss ONE of my shortcomings, because we’ll need stuff to talk about in the future and I don’t have that many. Humility, apparently, should be added to the list, but that’s not the one we’re talking about today. The one we’re talking about today is my complete disorganization[click for recipe and more]

Bailey’s Cheesecake Cupcakes

Bailey’s Cheesecake Cupcakes

For the past couple of years, I’ve done this thing at work where I try to make special cupcakes for everyone on my team’s birthday. They pick a flavor off of my menu and get a half-dozen to take home, and the rest of the batch is for everyone to enjoy. This was really easy[click for recipe and more]