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Dirty Chai Muffins. Rocky Road Cupcakes — Sweetest Menu. Makes 12 cupcakes IngredientsChocolate cupcakes105 grams (3/4 cup) plain flour20 grams (1/4 cup) cocoa powder20 grams (1/4 cup) dutch processed cocoa powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking powder100 grams (1/2 cup) caster sugar45 grams (1/4 cup) brown sugar115 grams (1/2 cup or 1 stick) unsalted butter2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract120 ml (1/2 cup) buttermilkPink marshmallow frosting4 egg whites, room temperature200 grams (1 cup) caster sugar1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar1 teaspoon vanilla extractNutella Rocky Road1/2 a batch of Nutella Rocky Road Preheat the oven to 180C (360 F).

Rocky Road Cupcakes — Sweetest Menu

Line a 12 hole muffin tin with patty cases. In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powders, baking soda, baking powder and then add the sugars - give it a stir. Pop the butter into the microwave for a short burst, 10 seconds or so at a time, until it is just melted. Spoon the mixture into the prepared patty cases and pop into the oven. Make your Nutella Rocky Road.

Kahlua Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel. Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes. Share on Pinterest Though it may still be winter why not get that summery feel we all crave and make a batch of these irresistibly delicious Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes?

Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes

These cupcakes will have you imagining you are sitting on a tropical beach somewhere with the sun shinning on your face or on an afternoon picnic with the warm breeze on your face sipping a glass of vibrantly flavored pink lemonade. I used the same method for this frosting as I did with my Strawberry Buttercream Frosting. I’ve found the best way to get that fresh berry flavor in frosting is to concentrate it by letting the berries simmer over the stovetop to reduce the excess water in them, because with frosting you really can’t add much puree or you’ll get soup instead of frosting. Another great way to get a bold flavor in a frosting is to use dehydrated fruit and real fruit extracts, I just prefer the flavor of the fresh versus the dried. Ice Cream Sunday Cupcakes.

Fabulous Fall Cupcakes. My husband and I live near Colonial Williamsburg.

Fabulous Fall Cupcakes

It is not unusual to see ladies in bonnets driving to work in the morning or men decked out in full colonial garb grabbing coffee at a gas station. I kind of love it. Now that the weather is nicer (or just not so oh-my-god-I’m-about-to-spontaneously-combust hot), we decided to visit a couple days ago – Instagram followers will remember the awesome candy apple we grabbed while we were there! I love fall – but I LOVE fall in Colonial Williamsburg. After a devastating computer crash, I lost many of my fall CW pics. Om nom nom. Little puppy photobomb. I must have gotten a little too close for her liking – check out that stink eye!

Anyway, fall, Colonial Williamsburg, yada yada yada. After I made my star spangled cupcakes several months ago, I was excited to try it out for other seasons and holidays. Pumpkin Acorn. One-Bowl Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes. As someone who grew up in a traditional Italian family, baking with ricotta cheese has always been second nature to me.

One-Bowl Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes

My grandmother used it in everything from lasagna to cookies to crumb cake. And my mother was the one who encouraged me to make this outrageously amazing pumpkin ricotta cheesecake. A few weeks ago we celebrated my sister’s 40th birthday (where do the years go?!) And I wanted to make a dessert that honored our Italian roots as well as her favorite flavor – lemon. My original plan was to make a dramatic layer cake, but after some deep thought, I decided the best way to feed 60 people dessert was in cupcake form. These lemon ricotta cupcakes are deeply inspired by two recipes already on my blog: My Perfect One-Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting & these Light and Lovely Lemon Cupcakes.

<—- Those recipes are total rock stars in their own right, but I wanted, no… needed, something new and special to celebrate my big sis. You guys won’t believe it. Notes. Lakritscupcakes. Matcha Mini Cheesecakes with White Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Churro Popovers.


Tropical Mango Vanilla Cupcakes. Rich, buttery vanilla cupcake with a hint of coconut and a fresh mango buttercream.

Tropical Mango Vanilla Cupcakes

So, this is my first Fiesta Friday post! I’m super excited to be joining the party and looking forward to mingling with all of you. As I was deciding what special dessert I should bring to the occasion, I was thinking about how much I’ve been enjoying the summer weather now that it’s finally here. My husband, the boys and I have been really enjoying our walks around our neighborhood and catching up with our neighbors. We’ve all been hibernating with the extreme cold winter we’ve had and it’s nice to see everyone out and about.

To celebrate the beautiful weather, I decided to make something using flavors that symbolize summer. These vanilla cupcakes are rich, buttery, moist, and have a hint of coconut from adding the coconut yogurt to the batter. The buttery vanilla, sweet mango, and light taste of coconut is a perfect combination. Recipe by Little Sweet Baker.