Cupcakes

  • “Aahhh, cappuccino!”

    I bought new piping tips last week, even though I'd decided I was going to maybe lay off the cupcakes for awhile. But, I ...

  • “Bring Your Own Lampshade” Browned Butter Cupcakes

    We spent the past weekend in Wisconsin, as another of my nieces graduated from high school. It was nice seeing family again, ...

  • “Is it a boy or a girl?”

    A couple weeks ago, a friend approached me about making some cupcakes for her. She's expecting her second child early next ...

  • (Chupon Chocolate #Review) Green Tea White Chocolate Cupcakes

    A little while ago, I received a box of chocolate in the mail: Chupon Chocolate! Chupon Chocolate is made by infusing imported ...

  • Almond Cupcakes with Amaretto Buttercream

    Almond Cupcakes with Amaretto Buttercream are heavy on almond flavor. A moist almond-flour cupcake is topped with a rich ...

  • Almond Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

    It's rare that I make a cupcake that I myself go nuts for. I like baking just for the sake of baking, so I generally taste ...

  • Almond Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream

    I was a little disappointed with the last batch of cupcakes I made. They were okay...Decent-enough that the bambino actually ...

  • Almonds, Espresso and Caramel, Oh My!

    I don't usually get that adventurous when it comes to cooking or baking. I'm anal-retentive enough that I'm pretty lost ...

  • Baileys Chocolate Cupcakes

    Since it's now March, that means I can spend the next 3 weeks or so pushing all the Irish-themed desserts I can think of. ...

  • Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

    After we got back from Rochester last week, we swung back down to Sioux Falls to go to Costco, and pick up a few things ...

  • Bourbon-Soaked Brown Sugar Cupcakes with Salted Chocolate Frosting

    I popped out to the Brookings Municipal Liquor Store (yes, it's owned by the City of Brookings...Pretty much every entity ...

  • Brown Sugar Cupcakes with Bourbon Salted Caramel Frosting

    I did some baking for the bambino's school. Twice a year, during parent-teacher conferences, the PTA asks for parents to ...

  • Chocolate Cinnamon Cupcakes #Choctoberfest

    This post is sponsored by Barlean's. Chocolate Cinnamon Cupcakes are moist, delicious, and made with coconut oil, not butter. ...

  • Chocolate Cinnamon Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

    Due to having worked in banking for close to 13 years (between First Bank & Trust, and having worked for Key Bank when ...

  • Chocolate Cupcakes Filled with Vanilla Cream – #OXOGoodCupcake

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and OXO has started up their annual program benefiting Cookies for Kids' Cancer. ...

  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

    I'd been itching for cupcakes--Which is somewhat unusual for me. I'm happy to make them for other people and as blog fodder, ...

  • Chocolate Mascarpone Cupcakes

    Man...This harsh, cold winter needs to be DONE. I know it's worse in the eastern half of the country--Believe me, I'm glad ...

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    I know I'm getting to be that age where birthdays shouldn't be a huge deal. I really don't expect the entire world to associate ...

  • Cinnamon Browned Butter Cupcakes with Whiskey Salted Caramel Buttercream

    Cinnamon Browned Butter Cupcakes with Whiskey Salted Caramel Buttercream are warmly rich cupcakes, topped with an equally ...

  • Cinnamon Spiced Cupcakes with Frangelico Cream Cheese Frosting

    Cinnamon Spiced Cupcakes with Frangelico Cream Cheese Frosting are a decadent treat. Perfect as a rich dessert, or paired ...

  • Classic Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

    I'm apparently out of my cupcake rut. Last week, I made S'Mores Cupcakes, which were a HUGE hit, both with the family and ...

  • Cookies & Cream Cupcakes

    Recently, we had a work picnic. There've been two this summer, one last month that was HUGE, which I chose to skip. This ...

  • Cosmic Cupcakes for Plutopalooza

    I learned quite a few years ago to embrace my inner sci-fi/space geek. If you know me in real life, you're already well ...

  • Custard Tart Cupcakes

    A few months ago, I came across a picture of a cupcake that caught my eye. I know, that's not hard at all to do. I have ...

  • Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Almond Mascarpone Frosting

    It's funny to think about the things people turn to when it comes to stress-baking. Some people bake brownies, some make ...

  • French Toast Cupcakes

    For as much as I bake, I don't seem to do a lot of baking just for the sake of baking. Something's always either good blog ...

  • Gingerbread Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Swiss Meringue Buttercream

    About a week ago, Jay asked me if I'd mind baking some treats for him to take to work. I didn't/don't fully recall what ...

  • Green Velvet Cupcakes with Baileys Cream Cheese Frosting

    I know what you're thinking...Green Velvet? Yes, Green Velvet Cupcakes, with a mouth-watering Baileys Cream Cheese Frosting. ...

  • Hazelnut Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream

    Hazelnut Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream are a delicious treat. Nutty cupcakes topped with a rich meringue buttercream, ...

  • Hazelnut Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream

    By now, my dad, younger sister and family are back in Ohio and collapsing into that "Thank the gods we're home" exhaustion. ...

  • Hazelnut Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

    I've had this idea in the back of my head for a couple weeks now--A hot chocolate cupcake of sorts. It's winter, hot chocolate ...

  • Leave the gun. Take the Cannoli Cupcake.

    Ah, pop culture references. For someone who's never read or sat through any of The Godfather books or movies, I know plenty ...

  • Malted Milk Cupcakes with Bourbon Salted Caramel Frosting

    Malted Milk Cupcakes with Bourbon Salted Caramel Frosting are topped with egg-shaped malted milk balls, that are perfect ...

  • Mt. Dew and Doritos Cupcakes

    Mt. Dew and Doritos Cupcakes are a sweet-and-salty taste experiment. If you like your snacks in portable dessert form, these ...

  • Princess Leia Cupcakes – OXO Good Cookies

    This post is sponsored by OXO's Cookies for Kids' Cancer I tell people all the time that the whole reason I make "pretty" ...

  • Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

    When the bambino started school, we had a parent meeting to go over some of the things in the school, what the kids would ...

  • Pumpkin-Pecan Cupcakes with Baileys Cream Cheese Frosting

    I wish I was better organized sometimes. With some things, I am extremely particular, and keep things orderly. My food magazines ...

  • Red Velvet Cupcakes

    I don't think I've ever actually posted my recipe for Red Velvet Cupcakes. I'm too lazy to go back and check the archives, ...

  • S’Mores Cupcakes

    I read an article a week or two ago about how cupcakes are (according to Wall Street, because as we all know, they're a ...

  • Salted Caramel Mocha Cupcakes

    We've had our first official taste of Autumn now on the prairie, and while I live for it, I don't like what comes after--The ...

  • Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

    I've been in a bit of a funk lately. I've got the urge to travel, and while I will get to next month, I'm finding I need ...

  • Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

    I know, it's barely September and I'm already breaking out the autumnal baked goods. I don't go gaga for pumpkin the way ...

  • Strawberry Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream #SundaySupper

    I have tried to start this post more times in the past few days that I care to admit. Nothing is wrong, and there's no dramatic ...

  • Sunshine Cupcakes

    Oy, South Dakota. I try and keep the politics off here--It's a food blog, after all, and I don't even talk about food-related ...

  • Toffee Cupcakes

    I haven't baked cupcakes in awhile. I made some about a month ago for a coworker's baby shower, but that's really been it. ...

  • Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Frosting

    It's almost the end of January, though that usually means absolutely nothing as far as winter in SoDak goes. If we're lucky, ...

  • White Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream

    I had a veiled request for some cupcakes...A coworker, fishing for cupcakes without actually asking for them, wanted to ...

  • White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

    White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream are a festive treat. Peppermint-flavored cake swirled with ...

  • Winter Cupcakes

    Leaving the bank was somewhat bittersweet. I was participating in the Secret Santa gift exchange for the first time in a ...