Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

The Story:          Peppermint and chocolate is a perfect match.  When I meet someone that doesn’t like peppermint, the first thing that goes through my head is “You are not human and you have missed out on life.”  Dramatic?  Yes.  But seriously, those people’s taste buds  are missing out on a flavor celebration. [end-story] PrintChocolate [Read more…]

Cranberry White Chocolate Cupcakes

The Story:          Finals week is my most unproductive week of the entire semester.  I put off a huge project until 2 days before it was due.  To make up for my poor quality work, I delivered my project with a box of these cupcakes.  I hope my professor liked them!  Cranberry Cake: White Cake [Read more…]

Carrot Cheesecake Cupcakes

The Story:          I live in a college apartment.  Which does not have a good oven, I am without a food processor (so I have to hand grate all my carrots) and the lighting situation for photos does not always work out.  The bright sunlight kept creeping up on me!  I had to get up [Read more…]

Vanilla Butterfinger Cupcakes

The Story:          Last year I made a fabulous cupcake that is still one of my favorites, The Butterfinger Blizzard Cupcake.  But this time I wanted to make a lighter version and use a vanilla cake as a base.  And wow, this cupcake is to die for.  A hint of cinnamon in the cake, the [Read more…]

Hostess Cupcakes

The Story:          Wherever I go, I am “cupcake girl.”  So sometimes I show up at a relative’s house and I am informed that I will be making cupcakes for a family affair.  Do I have any tips, any scoops, even any cupcake pans?  Nope.  But I miraculously seem to make it work.  Chocolate Cake: [Read more…]

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