Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes with Avocado Buttercream Frosting


By themselves, these vegan chocolate avocado cupcakes are a perfect representation of a delicious, moist cupcake with the perfect crumb. But with the avocado buttercream? Game changer. This combination is absolutely lethal. The avocado taste in the buttercream is subtle, yet present, and has such a fantastic natural coloring. I would seriously take this avocado buttercream over … [Read more...]

Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes


These cupcakes are wonderful. Each bite is rich, decadent, spongy and almost fluffy chocolate cake. Lightly sweetened whipped cream is all you need to go on top, as these rich cupcakes don’t need a heavy frosting. A chocolate lover would be content to eat these plain, but the whipped cream does make them look a lot prettier. As an added bonus, these cupcakes are gluten-free and … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Hi-Hat Cupcakes


Aren’t these cupcakes so cute? It’s almost a shame to cover up the pretty swirls of icing with white chocolate and sprinkles. The cupcakes are also white chocolate flavoured and have a lovely fine crumb. There’s a couple tricky bits to these cupcakes. First is making sure you whip your meringue until it is stiff enough. The second part is to make sure your … [Read more...]

Chocolate Turtle Cupcakes


Rich chocolate cupcakes topped with caramel pecan frosting, caramel drizzle and chopped pecans. With a little drizzle of caramel on top and few pecan crumbs, they finish off beautifully. These cupcakes start with a wonderfully moist and fully chocolate cupcake. Sitting on top is the most wonderful caramel pecan frosting, drippy caramel sauce and chopped pecans. So, so good. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Coconut Easter Cupcakes


While there is something to be said for light, citrusy spring-like desserts at Easter, it’s hard to deny that chocolate is a pretty good fit for the holiday. These cupcakes are moist and chocolaty, with a great cocoa flavor to them. The recipe makes a big batch of two dozen cupcakes, so it is perfect for a party, although you can cut the recipe in half for a smaller batch. … [Read more...]

Banana Chocolate Swirl Cupcakes


Mondays are so rarely fun, but replacing your ordinary breakfast with these “muffins” may just turn that all around. These banana cupcakes are an upgrade from an average box mix and a perfect combination for those of us who can’t quite decide between chocolate buttercream and cream cheese frosting. Because they’re both delicious…and they’re … [Read more...]

Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cupcakes


Lightened-up chocolate cupcakes made from Greek yogurt, whole wheat flour, bananas, cocoa powder, and not much else!  Frosted with a little peanut butter swirl. You’ll have no idea they’re skinny! You will never, ever guess that these dessert cupcakes are made with good-for-you ingredients like bananas, whole wheat flour, egg whites, and greek yogurt.  It will be love at first … [Read more...]

Bailey’s Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes


These cupcakes are a riff on mint chocolate chip ice cream, which is typically colored green, with a generous amount of Bailey’s for character. Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day festivities, even if you don’t choose to go green! Chocolate chip cupcakes featuring chocolate mint Irish cream and topped with mint frosting, and a recipe that works for regular or mini … [Read more...]

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Buttermilk Cupcakes


Old-fashioned chocolate buttermilk cupcakes topped with a generous swirl of homemade chocolate frosting. A timeless classic! These cupcakes are topped with a rich chocolate buttermilk frosting that tastes even better than it sounds. The best part? It’s seriously simple to make! Just a few basic ingredients whipped up until smooth and creamy. Source: Baker by Nature … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes


Several people seem to go crazy for these gluten-free chocolate cupcake, and we’re not surprised. Developed on the fly, they sound like little cups of heaven…for EVERYONE. Keep in mind that because of the lack of gluten, the cupcakes don’t rise in that lovely mound on top like you might want. In fact they sink a little in the middle. But don’t worry. That’s what the … [Read more...]