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chocolate soufflé cupcakes with mint cream I’m clearly some sort of grinch, because when I think of flourless chocolate cakes I imagine giant discs of truffle so dense and overly rich that even a sliver of somehow feels excessive, the kind of throwaway dessert restaurants bust out when they’ve got no better ideas. “Add a couple out-of-season, eerily red raspberries and a tuft of whipped cream from a can and it will, without fail, sell,” I imagine sinister managers instructing kitchen staff. Like I said, I’m a total pill. However, when the same flourless chocolate cake is treated like a soufflé — eggs separated, yolks beaten until ribbony and whites whipped until weightless, then gently folded in — and then placed anywhere in my proximity, all bets are off. Because what it does is magical; what was once weighted is lifted off the plate. The top puffs and shatters a little, like a meringue, a meringue with butter. [Updated to note: Many people who have made this say they're getting 12! Makes 9* cupcakes (see Note above)

Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes « The Craving Chronicles It seems like once the weather cools down everyone wants to jump right into pumpkin season. Don’t get me wrong, I love pumpkin as much as anyone else, but to me September is apple season. I was thinking about how often apples get overshadowed by pumpkin a few weeks ago when my husband asked me if I wanted to attend a dinner party with some of his coworkers. “Hrmmm. Maybe…”, I said. “They asked us to bring some kind of food to share”, he said. It took me a while to decide on an approach for these cupcakes. Ultimately, I decided the best way to pack that punch of apple flavor into a cupcake was to use apple pie filling. I was apprehensive while putting these cupcakes together. In the end, they didn’t. They tasted approximately a million times better than I had imagined. I was hoping for good cupcakes, but these were amazing. Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes Printable Recipe (Includes all sub-recipes) Makes about 24 cupcakes Ingredients Directions Pipe frosting on cupcakes. Apple Filling Like this:

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip - What Megan's Making Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip It’s time for a little confession. I realize this may get me shunned (especially in my hometown of Pittsburgh!) I saw this recipe on Jessica’s blog and made it the very next day. *Note: Jessica also has variations of this dip on her blog. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip Ingredients:1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 8-ounce block of cream cheese, softened 3/4 to 1 cup powdered sugar (*to taste) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips, plus extra for sprinklingDirections:In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

Popcorn Cupcakes {Cupcake Carnival} Hello Cupcake Lovers!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! I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend ~ Happy Friday !

justJENN recipes » Princess Leia cupcakes These were a big hit when I made them for the Ultimate Star Wars party (here) It’s the ‘do that makes the woman. ingredients: cupcakes cream cheese frosting black frosting heart quins Oreos Normally I’d go all out and go nuts with the fondant (like with the Superhero cupcakes), but I wanted to take an easier route here and do it all in frosting for a change. Take your cooled cupcake and spread a THIN smooth layer of frosting on top. I used cream cheese frosting (recipe, here) because it has a slight off white tint to it, which I liked for the complexion. Using a frosting tinted black, I do one side of the hair first. Add the other side of the hair and then the eyes. Now for the hair – take an Oreo and stick it to the side of the cupcake liner, using the black frosting. I’m sure these would be served at a high tea for the Leader of the Rebel Alliance.

sweet saturday: one minute peanut butter cake Picture this scene: it’s 8:30 in the evening. The sky is just starting to get dark outside your living room window. You ate a delicious, healthy and veggie-filled dinner a few hours ago and now you are ready to sit down to the most recent episode of So You Think You Can Dance and dive into a decadent plate of dessert. Oh wait, you have no dessert. No chocolate, no cookies, no ice cream, no cake, no pie, not even a Jordan almond. Well she’s to go to her microwave. You can make a delicious, fluffy, moist peanut butter cake in your microwave in about one minute (30 seconds mixing, 30 seconds zapping). The options are also pretty endless. One Minute Peanut Butter Cake Print This Recipe Serves One Like my peanut butter microwave cake? Ingredients: 1 egg, beaten1 tablespoon brown sugar1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 heaping tablespoon flour2 tablespoons peanut butter1 teaspoon milk1 tablespoon powdered sugar (give or take) Directions:

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