• The Best Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

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    If you’re looking for the fluffiest, chocolatiest, most easy to eat chocolate cupcakes, you have got to make these! Top with a swirl of Nutella cream cheese frosting, and you’ve got a winner! These cupcakes seriously feel light as air and I was able to store them in the fridge for several days without them drying out at all. I made these as part of my New Years Eve dessert spread, and they definitely made for a sweet start to the New Year! What You’ll Need . . . buttermilk or yogurt egg vegetable oil vanilla extract coffee flour granulated…

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  • Classic Carrot Cake

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    If there’s a cake that really makes me feel all the warm and fuzzy Fall feelings…it’s carrot cake. I know what you’re thinking. What about pumpkin? Or apple? Carrot cake has all the Fall spices though, and it’s moist and so flavorful with every bite. You can add walnuts, or raisins, or not add anything at all. . . and it still turns out great! You don’t need cake flour, all purpose is just fine, and you don’t even need butter for the cake! So, without further ado, I think it’s time for an updated carrot cake recipe. I’m talking…

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  • Heart-Shaped Mini Ombre Cakes

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      Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s day or Galentine’s day – this is a super-cute and fun dessert to bake – and it’s almost guilt free because it’s so mini ๐Ÿ˜‰ What You’ll Need . . . Flour sugar baking powder salt butter canola oil milk clear vanilla extract eggs For the frosting: butter cream cheese powdered sugar clear vanilla extract   To make the cakes . . . Preheat oven to 350F. Meanwhile whisk the dry ingredients in a large bowl and set aside. Whip the butter in your stand mixer with the paddle attachment until smooth  (scrape down the…

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  • Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes & Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Frosting

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      “Pumpkin spice and everything nice” Hello all! Hope you’ve been enjoying your Fall time. Here is another Fall recipe before all the Winter-y holiday baking fun ensues. If your family is not a fan of pumpkin pie, but you still want some sweet pumpkin at your Thanksgiving dessert table, try these cute mini pumpkin cupcakes, topped with a delicious pumpkin spice cream cheese frosting! They’re so small and fluffy – they go fast – so you might need to make extra! Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes 2.5 cups  flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder  pinch of salt 1 and…

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  • Loquat Lemon Banana Bundt Cake

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      “No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow…” Spring has sprung! And I’m back with some fresh recipes after a long hiatus ๐Ÿ™‚ This one is a tasty dessert or great breakfast pastry – light and fluffy and perfect with a cup of tea. Cake 2 1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 1/2 cup butter 1 1/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 3/4 cup of sour cream 1 ripe banana – mashed zest of 1/2 lemon juice of 1/2 lemon 10 fresh loquats, peeled and quartered Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a…

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  • Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin & Chocolate Halloween Cake

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      “There is magic in the night…when Pumpkins glow by moonlight” Just wanted to do a quick little post to help you out if you’re still looking for something to bake on Halloween. This is a layered cake, made with two layers of chocolate cake, and two layers of pumpkin cake, filled with cream cheese frosting, and covered with buttercream frosting and candy ganache. The chocolate and pumpkin play great off of each other, and the cake looks amazing when you cut into it with those contrasting colors. Pumpkin Cake 1 cup flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 tsp baking…

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  • Hydrangea Cupcakes

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      “There are always flowers for  those who want to see them.” …or frost them on cupcakes! Hello Friends! It has been way too long since I’ve posted, and I apologize. Sometimes time just gets away from you! I owe you all many recipes, so let’s get started with this one! Banana flavored desserts are always a favorite of mine, and these banana-blueberry cupcakes add that perfect banana flavor without too much banana punch – I think the blueberries help give it a fresh kick too! The frosting is super sweet and yummy and goes well with the fruit flavors.…

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  • Strawberry Meringue Cake

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        “Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.” Yes! And this Strawberry Meringue Cake is the perfect addition to any summer soiree. Also, strawberry curd. It’s in this cake, but it should also be on top of your bagels, in your pastries, and just on a spoon headed into your mouth – because it is sooo tasty! Try not to eat all of it before you finish making the cake ๐Ÿ˜‰ Strawberry Cake 10 large strawberries, pureed in blender, put through strainer 2 sticks (1 cup) butter 2 cups sugar 1 package strawberry gelatin 3…

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  • Graduation Owl Cake Pops

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      “If you imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.” Ah, graduation time. It’s such a special time to enjoy with family and friends, and to really be proud of this huge accomplishment and milestone in your life. You did it! Now you should enjoy some cake pops, grad style ๐Ÿ™‚ (P.S. sorry the photos aren’t great. These were my first ever cake pops- done a year ago, before I really tried to take pretty pictures of my baking. However, I still really wanted to share them because they are such an…

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  • Puppy and Kitten Love: Mini Cupcakes

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      โ€œA true friend leaves paw prints on your heart.โ€   Aww..so true! Gotta love puppies and kittens. What better way to honor them than cutie mini cupcakes? Hereโ€™s a how-to:   Puppies: Your favorite mini cupcake recipe (You can try a chocolate one, or even a gluten-free option.) Wilton candy eyeballs โ€“ small Wilton candy eyeballs โ€“ large Airheads- cherry flavor Black edible ink pen Wilton black candy drops White sparkling sugar Cream cheese frosting -white   Kittens: White chocolate chips Pink candy sprinkle hearts White and pink jimmies (sprinkles) Black wilton rainbow chip crunch sprinkles or mini dark…

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