Tag Archives: frosting

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 […]

Nilla Wafer Treats

The neighborhood I live in has an annual fall chili cook-off. We gather around on a fall evening anxiously awaiting our chance to try many crockpots full of tasty concoctions. After some very serious taste testing a winner is crowned. This year I was out of town for a few days before the cook-off. I […]

Technique: Make Marshmallow Fondant

My son’s 5th birthday was this past weekend, and this is the first in a series of posts with some how-to’s from his birthday brunch!  I baked his birthday cake (Perry the Platypus from Phineas and Ferb) and also Clone Wars clonetrooper cupcakes.  For both of these, I used marshmallow fondant.  (Tutorials: Clone Wars Cupcakes […]