Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Buttercream

Chocolate stout cupcakes with peanut butter frosting

These chocolate stout cupcakes are, hands down, the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten. The cake is moist and chocolatey and the buttercream is smooth and sweet and just the right amount of peanut buttery. This recipe makes a million cupcakes (or like 48) but also bakes nicely into a bunt cake or a 9 inch 2 layer cake. … Read More

Vanilla Lime Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes with Lime Filling

These vanilla lime cupcakes are the perfect combination of sweet and tangy.  The cool creamy lime curd contrasts beautifully with the sweet fluffy buttercream for a perfect treat! I love filled cupcakes.  I feel like they are this awesome surprise tucked inside this otherwise innocuous pastry.  I mean, from the outside, totally a plain vanilla cupcake, jazzed up with some … Read More

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

peanut butter sandwich cookies

Sweet, creamy peanut butter buttercream sandwiched between two classic peanut butter cookies for a decadent peanut butter sandwich cookie, perfect with a glass of milk. How do you make a soft, chewy peanut butter cookie even better? Slather some peanut butter buttercream in the middle. Heaven. Every time I bring sandwich cookies to a party, they are immediately devoured. Something … Read More

Coconut Cupcakes

coconut cupcakes with coconut buttercream

I had a special request a few weeks ago at project night for coconut cake. Since I had a few other projects going on at the same time, I ended up making coconut cupcakes instead.  There are so many coconut cake recipes out there that only have coconut frosting, but I was looking for a nicely flavored coconut cake.  I … Read More

Lemon filled Lemon Cupcakes

Rich tangy lemon curd fills these tender lemony cupcakes. A creamy swirl of Swiss meringue buttercream tops them off for the perfect lemon treat! Sometimes cupcakes are the best way to tell someone that they are special. Filled cupcakes are the way to go the extra mile in that regard. Filled cupcakes from scratch with homemade frosting always do the … Read More