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Death By Oreo Cupcakes. They are probably the best Oreo cakes I have ever tried.

Death By Oreo Cupcakes

A lot of cake's that I have experimented with before are like a vanilla cake with bits of Oreo in them, which didn't really give them enough Oreo flavor. But these were a lot better. I used a dark chocolate fudge cake mix instead of just a regular chocolate cake mix, which went really well with the cookies and gave the cakes just a little more flavor. So, in this recipe there is Oreo's in the cake, in the frosting, and at the bottom is a Oreo surprise. That's right, you put a whole Oreo at the bottom of the cake. Ingredients 1 package Oreo Cookies, regular size 1 package Mini Oreo Cookies, for decoration (optional) 1 package chocolate cake mix (mix according to directions on box) 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), room temperature 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract cupcake liners Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream together butter and cream cheese. Foodsnots.com. Popcorn Cupcakes {Cupcake Carnival} Hello Cupcake Lovers!

Popcorn Cupcakes {Cupcake Carnival}

Here is the post I shared over at Attempting CreativeforKimberly’sCupcake Carnival! I love to take a theme and run with it for my little guys birthday parties. For his second year bash we held a Carnival Extraordinaire {here} and of course we had to have a themed cupcake to go along with the festivities; What carnival isn’t complete without some popcorn! These are very simple and easy to put together and they don’t require any special decorating skills, I promise! You want to begin with a cupcake of your choice.

To create the ‘popcorn’ you will need {1} mini marshmallows as shown in photo above. {2} Using a knife cut the marshmallow in half. {3} Squish the two cut halves back together at one end. Working in a random pattern, begin placing the prepared marshmallows onto your cupcake. To add a ‘butter’ effect to the popcorn, take a tiny bit of water, add two drops of yellow food coloring and mix well. Yummy Goodness! Root beer float cupcakes. It never takes long into the first hot week of the summer for me to get swept up in some sort of dorky nostalgia for a time or place I never knew, in this case, Main Street, U.S.A. with its drugstore soda counters counters, elaborate marble and stainless steel fountains manned by soda jerks serving five cent Cherry Cokes and root beers to bright-eyed youths that always said things like “Sir” and “Ma’am”.

root beer float cupcakes

Of course, modern times call for modern formats, don’t they? Something you can pack up and bring to a barbecue or picnic? Thus I quickly became consumed with the idea of turning a root beer float into a cupcake; what I struggled to work out were the logistics. I started with a root beer cupcake, which was actually a chocolate root beer cupcake, adapted from the Root Beer Bundt Cake in one my favorite cookbooks that I so, so eagerly anticipate the follow-up to this fall, Baked. 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. Key Lime Cupcakes with Blackberry Filling and Blackberry Frosting. Fruity and delicious.

Key Lime Cupcakes with Blackberry Filling and Blackberry Frosting

I made these cupcakes for my friend Ellen's birthday. She loves fruit in her dessert and had recently mentioned to me that she loves blackberries. For a while I have wanted to make something using both blackberries and lime and this was what I came up with. Actually, I tried making mini-cheesecakes first and they did not turn out as well as I planned. These cupcakes were my second idea. Key Lime Cupcakes with Blackberry Frostingrecipe from Baked Perfection makes 30 cupcakes 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 tablespoons key lime juice zest of two limes 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups sour cream Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Blackberry Fillingrecipe from Baked Perfection Place blackberries in a small bowl and sprinkle with sugar, let thaw. Beat butter and vanilla until creamy. Coca-Cola Cupcakes. I don’t drink coca-cola.

Coca-Cola Cupcakes

But I do eat it. Weird. Yeah, I dunno. It’s way better eaten. Let’s take a look, shall we? There’s some dark and white sugar cooked with dark dutch processed cocoa powder…and a can of coke! There’s some the ol’ that pouring into this and this pouring into that. There’s some mixing.