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Coffee cupcakes

Moist and delicious egg-less coffee cupcakes topped with easiest coffee butter-cream frosting ever! Get the Recipe: Coffee cupcakes

How to make valentine's day cupcakes by hello naomi
Top cupcakes with fondant (valentine’s version)

Many people are intimidated by fondant, but it’s really not that hard to make really lovely cupcakes with fondant and a few simple techniques.  Hello Naomi did this great tutorial on making these simple cupcake toppers, perfect for valentine’s day.  The technique could of course be used for all sorts of occasions– you’re only limited […]

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Cherry Cupcakes

[Editor’s note: I love the surprise cherry inside!] Yellow cupcakes with cherry buttercream frosting topped with a maraschino cherry. From the original site: Box of yellow cake mix 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 5 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoon juice from maraschino cherries ½ teaspoon almond extract 1-2 tablespoons milk 24 maraschino cherries, plus extra […]

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Pistachio Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

This recipe was kind of a last minute thought. I had to throw together a sweet treat for a co-workers birthday last week and realized I didn’t have much time. I had gotten my kids in bed and it was becoming late. I knew I had a cake mix in the pantry, but what should […]

Shaved Ice Cupcakes (and more cupcake ideas)

Need some cupcake ideas?  Here are some cute ones…. I love this idea for making faux shaved ice (snow cone?) cupcakes at Just Jenn: Here’s another cute idea:  Bees & Honey cupcakes… I love how all together they make a honeycomb! Or how about these cute Star Wars cupcakes? (Photo on Flickr) For the more […]

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Espresso Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Can’t go wrong with coffee and chocolate. Here’s a wonderful Mothers Day Espresso Cupcake recipe! Enjoy!! From the original site: These muffins are great for a coffee loving Mum! Nothing like a deep, delicious espresso cupcake to make the day complete. Dark chocolate pairs beautifully with coffee, and IMHO, a creme chantilly topping might compliment […]

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Jelly Filled Cupcakes

This is an easy recipe to make – you can even get the kids involved! I like it because it makes a sweet treat that isn’t too rich. You can also easily customize the cupcakes by adding different flavors of jelly for different tastes. It’s versatile, inexpensive and delicious! Quoting the original site: Then, using […]

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Creepy Halloween Food Roundup

Into interesting Halloween Food?  Check out Superpunch’s awesome roundup of spooky Halloween eats! (Several of my own creations are in the list, so keep an eye out for them!) Here’s a few photos from the Roundup to whet your appetite, but head on over to read the whole thing and get the info on making […]

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Cupcakes in a Jar (and Chocolate Beet Cake)!

Check out this clever idea from Made By Nicole. Portable and adorable cupcakes… Nicole writes: In honor of International Cupcake Week I thought I’d make cupcakes in a jar as a treat for the family. We always pack a lunch when I go writing on Tuesday nights and Chris and the boys run errands so […]

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More St. Paddy’s Sweets…

We’ve been having fun with St. Patrick’s Day sweets here on foodwhirl… Don’t miss our Irish Car Bomb Icecream & Irish Car Bomb Bread Pudding.. (hmm, I’m sensing a theme here). But here are a few more we’ve found on the web that we think are nifty and green! Make Green Velvet cupcakes and cakeballs […]