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...]

Chocolate Cherry Cordial Cupcakes


Who doesn’t love a good cherry cordial during Valentine’s season? These cupcakes take that yummy chocolate cherry goodness one step further. Filled with cherry pie filling and frosted with cherry buttercream and chocolate ganache, these seasonal treats are the perfect way to express your love next week  (or any old time).  Don’t forget to finish off with a … [Read more...]

Vegan Love: Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Rich Chocolate Frosting


Have you ever tried a vegan cupcake? The truth is, had I not been the one who made these cupcakes, I would honestly never guess that they were dairy and egg free, because they are perfectly decadent. Both taste and texture went way beyond my expectations, truly (particularly the cake texture–so incredibly moist). Trust me, whether you’re vegan or not, these cupcakes are … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries


Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me.  Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. The cakes are just sweet enough, and have a light, fluffy crumb – the perfect vehicle for rich chocolate buttercream. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of … [Read more...]

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cupcakes


Every Saturday is a day of celebration, and this one is no different. We’ve settled on these strawberry chocolate chip cupcakes, originally created for a proposal, to sweeten up this Saturday morning, afternoon, evening or all three…in case you need a little extra today. Bitter dark chocolate is perfectly balanced with strawberry flavor, including fresh strawberry … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cupcakes with Cinnamon Sugared Chip Frosting


We don’t think it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, but if it is, we’ll go down in flames with this cupcake recipe including all that is worthy in life. Beginning with chocolate chip oatmeal cupcakes, these babies are off to a running start on the delicious meter, and topped with what essentially amounts to homemade, eggless cookie dough, … [Read more...]