St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

I’m not Irish but I am certain with my Scottish heritage that there must be some Irish in my bloodline somewhere! So, therefore I can’t not get into the mood for St. Patrick’s Day, it’s hard to resist! This is my favourite St. Patrick’s Day cupcake recipe courtesy of the Martha Stewart’s Cupcakes Cookbook. The … Continue reading

Magnolia’s Chocolate Cupcakes

These are fantastic chocolate cupcakes . . . Perfect for a Halloween chocolate cupcake with orange buttercream and creepy Halloween sprinkles! I made the above cupcake for my daughter’s 6th birthday party this year, as her request was chocolate cupcakes with pink vanilla buttercream. I love to top off the cupcakes with a touch of … Continue reading

Magnolia’s Vanilla Cupcakes

I am a fan of seeking out famous bakeries or restaurants when I travel, so on a recent trip to Chicago I was excited that I would be able to visit one of only four Magnolia Bakery locations in the world. I have The Complete Magnolia Bakery Cookbook in my cookbook collection and after visiting … Continue reading

Strawberry Cupcakes

I have been tweaking a strawberry cupcake and frosting recipe for a while, and finally perfected the exact recipe for one dozen scrumptious little cakes for my daughter’s 3rd Birthday (her special request – completed with adorable Disney Princess cupcake liners). The cupcakes are sweet and light with fresh strawberries mixed in. The frosting is … Continue reading

Red Velvet Cupcakes

This recipe for red velvet cupcakes has become one of my specialties. I use the Martha Stewart Cupcakes cookbook recipe which is also posted online on I however top the cupcakes with the Georgetown Cupcakes Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting recipe which is just perfect! I love to top my cupcakes with a large piped … Continue reading