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The Sweetest Kitchen. My daughter comes up with some pretty cool ideas sometimes (but most of the time her ideas are pretty wacky!)

The Sweetest Kitchen

And two of those ideas have made their way onto this blog in the past. Continue reading It appears I’m not the only one infatuated with‘s brand new magazine! I’ve been hearing nothing but the best compliments on the new mag and I agree with all of them – it’s fantastic! Continue reading If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ll know that we have a new (temporary) addition to our family. I hope everyone had a scary (and safe) Halloween this year! I did it – I had a fourth baby! Continue reading We celebrated my son’s second birthday yesterday with some “out of this world” cupcakes!

Last Friday, my daughter’s school was hosting an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser. Toffee Crunch Cupcake. Toffee Crunch Cupcake Toffee Crunch Cupcake with Caramel Frosting ~ Grab your toffee crunch in a cupcake crumb with a little caramel frosting dipped in some chocolate and rimmed with chocolate covered toffee bits.

Toffee Crunch Cupcake

Its decadence meets gluttony-but should a cupcake be anything else but that? Toffee Crunch Cupcakes If you haven’t noticed by now, I don’t have a subtle hand when it comes to cupcake decorating. I like my cupcakes loud, obnoxious, over stuffed, overfilled, and over frosted-basically over the top. Alcohol. Kiss me, I made Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes.


I made these cupcakes for NYE with my friend Ellen, and I have been saving them until now. Clearly they are the perfect cupcake for St. Patrick's day. This cupcake is an Irish Car Bomb in cupcake form. A Guinness chocolate cake, filled with a Jameson Chocolate Ganache and then topped with a Bailey's Irish Cream Buttercream. Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Makes 20 to 24 cupcakes. Cupcakes. Peanut Butter Cup Brownies. They are as good as they look.

Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

I saw these quite some time ago on Bake or Break and then again on Nosh and Tell and I knew I had to make them. If you have been following my blog, you know I love anything chocolate and peanut butter and so does my boyfriend Zack. He and I went to visit his parents for the 4th of July and I always like to bring some kind of baked good with me when we visit. I always bring Buckeyes at Christmas and they go crazy for them. Actually, I made some last Christmas and believe it or not I forgot to take pictures and blog about them! Peanut Butter Cup Brownies Makes 40 brownies as adapted 1 box of your favorite brownie mix1/2 cup peanut butter chips1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips3/4 cup creamy peanut butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare boxed brownie mix as directed. Place peanut butter in a small microwave-safe bowl. Creme Brulee Cupcakes « I♥cuppycakes! July 19, 2008 at 11:05 PM | Posted in cupcakes | 42 Comments Tags: creme brulee I was in the mood to bake.

Creme Brulee Cupcakes « I♥cuppycakes!

Do you ever get those moments? I am not sure what brought it on. Maybe its b/c I haven’t bake anything in 2 weeks! (At least not for human consumption. I’ve had Cassie’s Creme Brulee Cupcakes on my must-bake list ever since she posted about them. These were a heck of a lot of fun to bake! (Recipe adapted from HowToEatACupcake | photos from me!) Makes about 24 cupcakes (I halved the recipe and barely got 12) For cupcakes 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus a pinch for the egg whites 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs, separated 1 cup milk (I used half and half) 3 tablespoons caramel syrup (I used Hershey ice cream topping) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For brown sugar swiss meringue buttercream 1 cup light brown sugar 4 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature.