Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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Who else is ready for spring? It’s taking a little too long this year, right? The groundhog may have issued us another few weeks, but these carrot cake cupcakes can bring you everyone’s favorite season a little early. These cupcakes scream Spring, and don’t worry they are as easy to decorate as they are to make. And the recipe is modified to make 4 big cupcakes, … [Read more...]

Filled Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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Carrot cupcakes are a classic, no matter the season or occasion, and these filled versions include a double dose of cream cheese frosting! We didn’t even know carrot cake could be improved! If you’re looking forward to a football fest or friendly party this weekend, or even just looking for a way to celebrate making it halfway through this week, these carrot cake … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

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One word. Scrumptious. These carrot cake cupcakes are so good, and you’ll never even realize there’s carrot in them (except that you made them, so you know…) I just need to share with you how delectable these really are, and that they are a must-try recipe. That is, of course, if you like carrots and cream cheese. Source: Sweetopia … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

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Easter may be long gone, but carrot cake, in all its glory, will stick around all year, and if you’re a fan, this cupcake recipe is for you. Four words: Maple. Cream. Cheese. Frosting. Even if you choose to pass on the tiny carrot toppers (we don’t see why you would – they’re still carrot cakes), these babies are still loaded with all the right … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Spring is in the air! So what does that mean for me?? Time to start making all things carrot cake, like these Carrot Cake Cookies, this Carrot Cake Cheesecake, a layered Carrot Cake (one of my all time favorite cakes), these Carrot Cake Bars, and why not some Carrot Cake Pancakes, and of course these perfectly fun and irresistible Carrot Cake Cupcakes! Don’t you just love these … [Read more...]

Drake on Cake – The Best Discovery This Year

We’re kind of ashamed it took us this long, but last week, we at TheCupcakeBlog discovered the Instagram account that is @DrakeonCake, and yes, it is as amazing as it sounds. Joy the Baker, based in New Orleans, is apparently a fan of the rapper’s lyrics, as she’s taken to including them on her most delicious masterpieces, without holding back. We heard about … [Read more...]

Cupcake News: Cake Boss Has 2015, Limited Edition Holiday Cupcakes!

Holiday baking is no new idea, but it’s ok to admit if you’re not the kitchen goddess you’d like to be (or maybe you don’t even want to be). Fortunately, this year, Cake Boss’s Buddy Valastro is making providing gorgeous, holiday themed cupcakes a piece of cake (pun DEFINITELY intended). Whether you’re into the traditional red and white … [Read more...]

Ricotta Pound Cake Cupcakes with Whipped Ricotta Frosting

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Ricotta cheese is not something that usually goes into cupcakes. But, since it is a sweeter cheese (as compared to, say, provolone) it works well in desserts. These ricotta pound cake cupcakes have the cheese in both the batter and the frosting. The batter is also flavored by almond extract and sugar. There is no milk, since the cheese takes the place of it. The frosting is a … [Read more...]

Cookie Jar Cake with Cookie Monster Cupcakes

A layered cake designed to look like a cookie jar is just the thing that you need to serve at your child’s next birthday party. This is made to resemble a white cookie jar complete with red and blue lettering, all made from colorful fondant frosting. The cookies on top are the real deal (chocolate chip) and you can add in a few decorated to look like Cookie Monster from … [Read more...]

CARROT CAKE CUPCAKES

Carrot cake is a classic treat that can be served any time of the year, but is especially tasty in the winter. Something about those cold, snowy days calls for a hearty cupcake flavored with ground up carrots, sliced walnuts, orange zest, buttermilk, ground cardamom and ground cinnamon. Once these cupcakes have baked and have had a chance to cool off, top them with a homemade … [Read more...]