Cinnamon Swirl Cupcakes

If you don’t like chocolate, but loooove sugar, this cupcakes are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.  A good friend of mine hates chocolate (EEK!!) but loves cinnamon. First, make a standard yellow cake mix, but add 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon to the batter when mixing up.  The cream cheese mixture consists of 8Read More

Mini Halloween Cupcakes

Super easy.  Super convenient.  Super cute.  That’s how I would describe these little guys.  I passed the mix and icing at the grocery store a couple of times, brainstorming what to do just as a little something extra.  Well, when I signed up to make mini cupcakes at my daughter’s daycare for their Halloween party,Read More

Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Dark chocolate.  Cheesecake.  Dark chocolate.  Cream cheese icing.  More dark chocolate.  Did I mention these cupcakes have chocolate in them?  Oh, sorry!  They have chocolate.  Lots and lots of chocolate. Here, I spooned an ice cream scoop full of dark chocolate cake batter mix into each cupcake liner.  Then, I piped the cream cheese mixtureRead More

NFL Cupcakes

Ah, the big guys playing football!  I honestly don’t have a favorite team (I don’t think) in the NFL, so I happily take suggestions of different people’s favorite teams. I started out with Green Bay Packers.  Yellow cupcakes with buttercream icing.  The helmets and footballs are made out of chocolate. Miami Dolphins cupcakes.  Yellow withRead More

College Football Goodies

It’s football season!  Since there are so many college teams, I’m doing a little bit at a time with the different teams. Tennessee Vols cupcakes!  With buttercream icing.  The footballs are made out of chocolate, and I had to freehand the T on the cupcakes. UNC Tarheels cupcakes! With buttercream icing.  The footballs and NC symbolRead More

Pillow Cookies

What’s better than chocolate chip cookies?  Well, a brownie baked inside.  That’s right, a brownie baked inside.  First, I made the brownies.  Then, I prepared the cookie dough and set it in the fridge to harden. I used an ice cream scoop to measure the size of the cookie dough.  In the original recipe, itRead More

Strawberry Cupcakes

If you’ve ever liked strawberry flavored desserts, these little guys will definitely make you happy.  Strawberry, cream cheese and a little bit of chocolate.  Yum! I mixed up all the ingredients, and evenly distributed into a cupcake pan.  The way that works for me the best is using an ice cream scoop.  This helps tremendouslyRead More