Halloween Mini Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with “Scream” Cheese Frosting

Boo! Happy Halloween everyone. This Halloween I am celebrating with scrumptious mini pumpkin spice cupcakes with “scream” cheese frosting and fun Halloween sprinkles. This is an amazingly delicious recipe that makes 24 perfect mini cupcakes and the perfect amount of frosting to top these little critters. I finished them off with awesome bat, ghost and…

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…

Mini Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream

I don’t know about you but I have come to the conclusion that the ladies just feel a whole lot more comfortable around mini sized baked goods, and that goes for cupcakes especially!  You truly feel a little bit less guilty about popping in a mini cupcake vs the standard size. As well, when I…

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…

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…

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…

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 http://www.marthastewart.com. 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…