Sunflower Cupcakes - COOKING. So in the back of this month's Redbook were the most adorable cupcakes, and since I had everything I needed to make them already, of course I had to try and make them.
Redbook listed a vanilla cake mix recipe for the cupcakes, but I just used a white boxed cake mix, then it calls for two cans of vanilla icing, red m&m's (I used the new wild cherry m&m's since the whole bag is red ones), chocolate icing (just enough to do the details on the ladybugs) and of course oreos. Oh, and if you let them sit overnight, the oreos get nice and soft. Incase anyone was confused, here's how you'll need to cut the tip of the ziplock bag. You use this cut for the leaves and the petals. Guinness and Baileys Irish cupcakes. Guinness and Bailey's Irish Cream cupcakes - great for St.
Patrick's Day or any time at all. Photo by: gettyimages.com This recipe is from the wonderful food website Annie's Eats These little beauties from Ireland really do offer a genuine taste of Ireland, just as they satiate your chocolate and cream cravings. With their lively mix of Guinness and Baileys, just one taste will tell you that they’re a little triumph of the cake makers' art. Ingredients Serving: 24 cupcakes 1 cup stout (Guinness) 16 tbsp. unsalted butter ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1½ tsp. baking soda ¾ tsp. salt 2 large eggs 2/3 cup sour cream For the Baileys ganache filling: 8 oz. bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 2/3 cup heavy cream 2 tbsp. butter, at room temperature 2 tsp.
For the Baileys butter cream frosting: 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature 3-4 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted 4-8 tbsp. Method To make the cupcakes, preheat the oven to 350° F. 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.
I modeled my cupcakes in egg shells after Nicky’s egg shell cupcakes from Delicious Days. Yield: 10 large egg cupcakes What you’ll need: 9 large eggs (Only one will get used in the cake. To prepare the eggs: Carefully poke a small hole in the top of each egg. Turn the egg upside-down and dump out the contents. One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes For Two. Let’s face it: sometimes we all need a dessert that only makes two servings.
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. What can I say? Well, I was lazy. It is definitely your typical white cake; fluffy and soft, full of vanilla flavor, and the perfect vehicle for some fluffy white frosting. And it only takes one bowl! I think what I love most about these cupcakes is their customizability. [print_this] One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes for Two serves 2 1 egg white 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup flour.