How To Make Buttercream Roses on a Mini Cupcake

buttercream roses

Learn to how to make buttercream roses directly onto a mini cupcake. It’s easier than you’d think to make your own buttercream roses! When I was a kid, on occasion, my mom would buy a cake from the lady down the road who decorated cakes. Usually it was a bigger celebration, like a baptism or anniversary or very occasionally a … Read More

Easy Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites

Easy peppermint mocha brownie bites mini brownies made with box mix and decadent, from scratch peppermint mocha frosting swirled on top! There is something wonderful about a mini cupcake, isn’t there? Where you can simply unwrap it and pop it in your mouth. Plus there is the added bonus of basically a 1:1 ratio of cake to frosting, which, imo … Read More

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

These strawberry lemonade cupcakes are tender lemon cupcakes topped with a swirl of rich sweet strawberry buttercream. The perfect summer combination! Strawberry lemonade is one of the most perfect combinations of sweet and sour. So of course this combination makes a killer cupcake. We’re taking a little bit of a shortcut on the cupcakes, using a doctored box mix and … Read More

Strawberry Buttercream

Strawberry Buttercream

Rich strawberry buttercream is the perfect choice to top your next birthday cake or cupcakes. Made with freeze dried strawberries to pack in all the strawberry flavor possible. What are freeze dried strawberries? Freeze dried strawberries are strawberries that have been, well, freeze dried. Freeze drying is the process of food preservation where the fruit is frozen, then the water … Read More

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Buttercream

Red Velvet Cupcake with White Chocolate Snowflake Topper and Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet cupcakes (make easy with a cake mix) with cream cheese buttercream and topped with white chocolate snowflakes are a fun and festive way to celebrate the season! How To Make Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Buttercream Make red velvet cupcakes according to the package instructions for cupcakes. (I use a Betty Crocker mix and get about 24 … Read More

Brownie Bites with Peanut Butter Mousse

brownie bites with peanut butter mousse

Chocolaty brownie bites with light and fluffy peanut butter mousse filling are the perfect antidote to your peanut butter chocolate craving. I have a deep love of peanut butter pie. I find it to be creamy, peanut buttery perfection. The trouble with peanut butter pie-it’s not super portable. I was looking for a dessert that had all the good parts … Read More

Easy Ghost Mini Cupcakes

easy ghost mini cupcakes

Adorable ghost mini cupcakes made with chocolate chips are the easiest little Halloween treat! A really fun treat to make with the kids or just for yourself! Ok, these are basically the easiest Halloween treat I have ever made. The trickiest part is keeping your fingers out of the frosting. Which is actually a tricky part. Something that helps-kitchen tweezers. … Read More

Applesauce Cupcakes

applesauce cupcakes

Applesauce cupcakes are tender spiced cupcakes under a blanket of tangy cream cheese buttercream. The perfect fall treat! Here in the Mid-west, fall is in the air. Which means that it has gotten cold and dark. What do we do? We break out the warming spices. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves-everywhere (hello, PSL). These cupcakes are no exception. Chalk full of these … Read More

Football Cupcake Toppers

football cupcake toppers

What better way to celebrate your favorite team during football season than with hand piped royal icing football cupcake toppers? I made these football toppers for my nephew’s birthday party the exact same way I made these unicorn cupcake toppers. The biggest key to success is to allow yourself enough time for them to dry nice and hard. How to … Read More