Black Velvet Spider Cupcakes


Black Velvet Spider Cupcakes are a wonderful addition to a Halloween menu. The flavor of the cupcakes match the classic red velvet cupcake, but are dyed black instead of the traditional red. These black velvet cupcakes can form the base of many Halloween inspired recipes, but today they are represented as frightful little spiders. A few decorative ingredients turn the black … [Read more...]

Slime-Filled Cupcakes from the Black Lagoon


By now you’ve seen your fair share of ideas for Halloween cupcakes, but we’re betting you haven’t seen many filled with slime! These Black Lagoon cupcakes are breaking that mold. Forget about vampires, spiders, Frankensteins and the like. These yummy little seasonal treats are filled with oozing slime and topped with “swampy” vanilla frosting for … [Read more...]

Black Tea Cupcakes with Lemon Icing


If you’re a tea fan, this recipe is a must. Whether you’re into the hot variety or prefer a glass of ice, this black tea cupcake recipe is the perfect combination of tea and sweet treats. If you’re looking forward to the cool season as a time to cuddle up and sip tea, you’ll love the strong taste of black tea in these cupcakes, thanks to actual leaves … [Read more...]

Black, White and Orange Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Spiced Chocolate Buttercream Frosting


Vanilla bean and chocolate spice. Can you think of a better, more wintery combination? We can’t. These cupcakes meld the combo perfectly with real vanilla bean and a touch of chili pepper. The recipe even wraps up these yummy packages with beautiful orange sugar flowers. If orange doesn’t capture your emotions about these cupcakes, opt for another color and make … [Read more...]

Black Forest Cupcakes

Chocolate and cherries combine with spectacular results in this Black Forest Cupcake recipe. The batter contains cocoa powder, coffee extract, buttermilk, sugar, flour and a number of other ingredients. Basically, it starts off as a traditional chocolate cake. Then the fun begins. Once they’re baked, fill the cupcakes with homemade fresh cherry pie filling (cherries, … [Read more...]

Black Tie Cupcakes

What turns a simple, homemade chocolate cupcake into one deserving of the title “black tie?” Look at it this way – a black tie event is a fancy, dressed up event. And these black tie cupcakes are as well. The cupcakes themselves contain cocoa powder, espresso granules and buttermilk. The combination of the three turns them into something sweet and rich. Once … [Read more...]


These decadent and rich black forest cupcakes are a chocolate lovers dream. The moist and delicate cupcake is made with cocoa powder and melted dark chocolate which gives it a sweet yet slightly bitter flavor with a luscious gooey inside. Cherry jam and Kirscht Liqueur are used to enhance the chocolate flavor with a deep cheery taste. Finished with chocolate shavings for that … [Read more...]

Black and White Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Remove the piled icing santa hats from the top of these cupcakes, and you are left with a chocolate and peppermint treat that can be served year-round. What makes these Black and White Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes so special? Maybe its the alcohol in the recipe — the main flavors, besides cocoa power and vanilla extract come in the form of Kahlua Peppermint Mocha . The … [Read more...]

Black Bottom Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Cream Cheese

This is what could give a term like indulgence a good name again. Dense and chocolaty with a salted caramel cream cheese frosting on top and center, they are snack-art personified. The flamboyant spun caramel decoration rounds off the masterpiece and places it firmly and proudly in the rich dessert arena. This is not a Monday night sports viewing snack but rather that surprise … [Read more...]

Black Bottom Cupcakes with Goat Cheese

Goat cheese lovers will surely love these black bottom cupcakes. Some people may think that the cheese won’t compliment the chocolate, but they will surely be proven wrong once they taste these delicious cupcakes. The cupcakes are made out of yogurt and chocolate, while the top part of the cupcake is made out of goat cheese and chocolates chips. The combination of chocolate and … [Read more...]