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Eggnog Cupcakes withSpiced Rum. I am in full holiday swing!

Eggnog Cupcakes withSpiced Rum

First it was the Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes, then Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes, and now Eggnog Cupcakes. I’m thinking you will really like this one. Boozy or not, you choose-but don’t skip the eggnog in the cupcake. The added fat and cream from the eggnog along with the flavor turns an ordinary vanilla cupcake into a cheerful holiday treat. Topping off this holiday treat is a spiced rum buttercream frosting. Eggnog Cupcakes with Spiced Rum Buttercream Frosting This past weekend I was getting ready to roll out some dough, but in a rush I very clumsily dropped my marble pastry board and it broke. Banana Walnut Cupcake Recipe. • 1 cup packed brown sugar • 1/2 cup butter • 1/4 cup heavy cream • 1 cup chopped walnuts • 1/2 cups sugar • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1 cup 2% milk • 1 large egg, beaten• 1 tablespoon butter • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 2 medium, ripe bananas sliced thin • whipped cream Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Banana Walnut Cupcake Recipe

Line cupcake pans with paper or foil liners. Prepare cupcake topping by combining brown sugar, butter, and cream in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir constantly while heating. Pour into bottom of liners, evenly dividing the topping mixture. Prepare cupcake batter by creaming sugar and softened butter in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bow, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of cupcakes comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pans for 3 minutes and then transfer to wire rack to cool completely. While cupcakes are baking, you should prepare the filling.

Applesauce Cupcake Recipe. Ingredients • 1 cup whole wheat flour • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour • 1 1/2 cups sugar • 1 cup finely chopped, peeled apple (I prefer to use Granny Smith or Jonagold apples for baking) • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts • 1 teaspoon baking powder• 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg • 2 large eggs • 1 1/2 cups applesauce • 1/2 cup melted butter Applesauce Cupcake Recipe Directions Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

Applesauce Cupcake Recipe

Add eggs, butter, and applesauce. Mix for 2 minutes at slow speed. Your oven should be preheated to 350 degrees. spoon cupcake batter into cupcake pans lined with paper or foil cupcake liners. Bake your cupcakes for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Top with caramel topping or frosting and enjoy! Orange Cupcake Recipe. Raspberry White Chocolate Buttercream Cupcakes Recipe. Key Lime Cupcake Recipe. • 2 cups all purpose flour • 1 1/2 cups sugar • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 3/4 cup cold water • 1/2 cup oil • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla• 7 large eggs, separated • 2 teaspoons grated key lime rind • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Key Lime Cupcake Recipe

Line 2 cupcake pans with paper liners. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add shortening, milk, and vanilla. Beat 7 egg yolks in a separate bowl, and add to dry ingredients along with the water, oil, vanilla and key lime rind. In another large mixing bowl, combine egg whites and cream of tartar. Carefully fold flour mixture into egg whites until just blended. Raspberry Iced Tea Cupcakes Recipe. Lemon Cupcake with Blackberry Buttercream Recipe. Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cupcakes Recipe. Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Marshmallow Frosting Recipe. Starbucks Frappacinos. Cupcake Style. « Kimz Kitchen. UDATE: The cupcake tips I used for the frosting on this are on sale on Amazon right now – get the cupcake decorator’s set for only $6.06 – down from $8.99!

Starbucks Frappacinos. Cupcake Style. « Kimz Kitchen

(This price can change anytime though – so look before you buy!) After the many requests for this recipe and how-to, I thought I’d take some pictures and post this recipe. My brother in law is getting married tomorrow, and since he and his lovely bride-to-be met at Starbucks, a Starbucks themed rehearsal dinner – with these cupcakes for dessert – was quite in order.

Keep in mind that at the end, you’ll see two different kinds of cupcakes – I did Caramel Frappucino ones and Double Chocolate Chip Frappacino ones. The recipe you’ll see here is for the caramel ones. For the Cupcakes:Recipe heavily adapted from Apartment Therapy’s The Kitchn. Lavender Party Treats. Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting. I couldn't believe my eyes this week when I saw the ad for Pumpkin Spice Lattes in my local Starbucks.

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice already? But there's still a little more summer to be had, isn't there? Of course, it was impossible to stay upset for too long; after all, this is lovely pumpkin -- one of my favorite flavors of all time -- that we're talking about! So, I ransacked my pumpkin-flavored recipes to find this one for Pumpkin Cupcakes. You'll recognize that it's a classic, but the cinnamon in the Cream Cheese Frosting gives it a little something extra. Pina Colada Cake Recipe. Root Beer Float Cake Recipe. Five-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake. Sugar Cookie Cupcakes Accidentally Delicious #Recipe.

Here I am in my kitchen with this gorgeous hot pink mixer prepped and ready to stir the heck out of my cake batter masterpiece. I’ve got my bag of flour, sugar, eggs, butter and miscellaneous ingredients ready to go. In my mind I’m envisioning this fluffy cupcake richly flavored with white chocolate and topped with a mound of white chocolate buttercream. The reality is, there’s not a drop of white chocolate in the cupcakes I made.

Why? Because I burned the dang chocolate that’s why! Anyways, so I burned the chocolate but I didn’t give up. Maybe it was the vanilla bean paste or perhaps the crapload of sugar I poured in the batter, whatever the magical ingredient was, it made cupcakes that taste just like sugar cookies. Oh and aside from totally messing up the white chocolate, it dawned on me after I finished baking the cupcakes that the reason my batter was so thick was because I forgot the milk. One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes For Two. Let’s face it: sometimes we all need a dessert that only makes two servings.

One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes For Two

Sometimes we just can’t handle 12 servings. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves in two hours. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves in a matter of minutes. Sometimes it’s the best thing ever. FYI: I have no idea what that is like. Haven’t you always wished you could make just enough dessert for yourself? Or… just yourself? Me too. But more often than not, I’ve found it to be a hassle to drag out the mixer, cream the sugar and butter, sift the dry ingredients and all that fun stuff for a measly two cupcakes. Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe.

As I mentioned on Friday, I have been doing some experimentation with the beer and chocolate combination.

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe

The Guinness-chocolate ice cream that I made totally kicked butt, so I couldn’t wait to see how I liked beer and chocolate in my cake. The answer? I like it, a whole heck of a lot. This was my first time doing Guinness-chocolate cakes, and I was totally optimistic that I would love it, and I was definitely right. These cupcakes are fashioned after the popular drink that consists of a shot of Baileys Irish Cream and Irish whiskey dropped into a pint of Guinness. These cupcakes consist of a Guinness-chocolate cake base, which has a wonderful depth of flavor and is also supremely moist.

While you can’t really taste the beer in the cupcakes (it serves as more of a flavor enhancer for the chocolate), you can definitely taste the alcohol in the filling and the frosting. Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries. Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries

Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. I've been looking for something different to serve for Valentine's dessert, and this is definitely different. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of liquor, then ignited with a match. For the cake portion, I chose a One Bowl Chocolate Cupcake recipe because 1. it's quick 2. it is easy, and 3. it fits my prerequisite for a light ending on date night.

I should say, a light ending provided you don't eat too many. The cakes are just sweet enough, and have a light, fluffy crumb - the perfect vehicle for rich chocolate buttercream. Notes for flaming strawberries:Any alcohol below 80 proof will not ignite well. Shaina made a margarita version of this on Babble Food. Easter Cupcakes Baked in Real Egg Shells ~ Cupcake Project. I watched my Grandmother’s face when she realized that I hadn’t handed her a hard boiled egg but rather a cake baked inside a real egg shell.

Her eyes were filled with wonder and I could envision what she must have looked like as a tyke the very first time she saw a red balloon float across the sky or the the trunk of a giant elephant spewing a stream of water. “Crack it on the table,” I told her. Eggs were cracked, cupcakes were eaten, and I was perceived as a cupcake Houdini.

Update 3/19/2012: For the basic instructions on these Easter cupcakes, keep reading. To see another example of them with dyed eggs and cream cheese “yolk” filling, see my latest version of these Easter cupcakes.