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Vanilla Coconut Caramel Cupcakes. Have you noticed that lately I’ve been making a lot of cupcakes?

Vanilla Coconut Caramel Cupcakes

I have. I feel like my kitchen has remnants of frosting everywhere!! I shouldn’t complain though, because I really love making them. There is something so perfect and complete about a cupcake. It is cased in with it’s tidy liner and piled with the perfect amount of frosting for a few bites of heaven. I made these for a birthday party last weekend and to date it was the most cupcakes I’ve ever baked in my small kitchen (about 3 dozen.) Reasons I love these: 1-the cake has no flake coconut but instead a coconut milk reduction which adds a coconut flavor without the nutty shreds. 2-The caramel-cream cheese frosting is amazing. Vanilla- Coconut- Caramel Cupcakes Ingredients Instructions Make the Frosting: In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, water, vanilla bean and seeds. Make the coconut milk reduction*: Bring coconut milk to boil in large deep saucepan over medium-high heat (coconut milk will boil up high in pan).

Notes. Dacia’s Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Swiss Meringue Buttercream. When it comes to cakes and cupcakes, I’m usually all about the chocolate.

Dacia’s Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting would be my pick most any day. But a number of years ago, I had a slice of the most delicious un-chocolate cake, and I haven’t been able to quite get it off my mind ever since. It consisted of two layers of moist vanilla cake, with a modest amount of silky lemon swiss meringue buttercream spread through the middle and over its top and sides. It was absolutely lovely. And with just one slice, I vowed to one day learn how to make lemon swiss meringue buttercream.

Our youngest daughter loves lemon, so I thought her birthday party would be the perfect opportunity to top some cupcakes with the long-awaited buttercream. To add a little more lemon to the party, I filled the cupcakes with homemade lemon curd, courtesy of the recipe my mom uses. Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes. It happened again.

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes « The Craving Chronicles. It seems like once the weather cools down everyone wants to jump right into pumpkin season.

Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes « The Craving Chronicles

Don’t get me wrong, I love pumpkin as much as anyone else, but to me September is apple season. How to Make Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes. Cupcake25recipesmall. Strawberry Ice Cream Brownie Cupcakes. What is there to say about these mini decadent treats except that the brownie/ice cream combo has never looked so cute (and tasty, I might add!).

Strawberry Ice Cream Brownie Cupcakes

Truly a brilliant idea, since brownies and ice cream rank right up there with my favorite desserts of all time, this cupcake form is both classy and kid-friendly. Absolutely perfect for the warm summer weather and great to serve at a BBQ, this chilly, chocolately concoction will get rave reviews, I assure you! Best Recipes 2011: Our 25 Most Popular Recipes. Lemon Pound Cupcakes for Two. OK, here’s the deal.

Lemon Pound Cupcakes for Two

I was going to post today about either kale salad or enchiladas, until I remembered…THIS IS OUR DUE DATE!!!!!! Nope, still no baby yet, but I almost feel like this is his unofficial birthday. I mean, the day’s still young y’all – he could still be the Leap Year baby we’ve thought him to be all along. Carrot Cake Cupcakes. Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes with Guava Truffle Cookies and Rosewater Frosting Recipe : Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes with Guava Truffle Cookies and Rosewater Frosting Recipe :

Line mini cupcake pans with cupcake liners. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Fill the cupcake liners about two-thirds full. Guava Truffle Cookie: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the cookie crumbs and salt with the melted butter and 1 teaspoon guava extract.

Rosewater Frosting: Beat the cream cheese until soft and smooth. Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. I've always been a fan of sticking carrots and other vegetables that might seem kinda weird (like zucchini) into baked goods, like cakes and cookies.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The combination of the two just seems to work, I think. Banana Cupcakes with Honey-Cinnamon Frosting. Orange Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. It is freezing here in Ohio and I mean a bone chilling, teeth chattering, freezing…a whopping 12 degrees.

Orange Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The bad part is that it’s not even snowing, my theory is simple…if it’s going to be this cold, at least gimme a snow day, but unfortunately I have not gotten a single one this year! In the midst of this Ohio deep freeze, I was craving a little piece of summer and just happened to have some gorgeous oranges on my counter. I adapted a very simple recipe from the Joy of Baking, tweaking it just a bit to tantalize your taste buds with a lovely burst of orange. BANANA BLING CUPCAKES. Bananas ripen too quickly.

BANANA BLING CUPCAKES

Therefore . . . Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting. It was my DH's birthday last week. I was on the fence about what to make.