Banana Smoothie Cupcakes

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Maybe it is almost bikini season, but it’s not true what they say, that you can’t have your smoothie and eat it too. These banana smoothie cupcakes take the illusion of healthy eating to a whole new level! There is an ample amount of banana in these goodies, and the frosting is yogurt based, but you’ll still get your dose of sugar in the chocolate chips and … [Read more...]

Coconut Macaroon Cupcakes

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Celebrate the arrival of spring with Coconut Macaroon Cupcakes topped with dark chocolate, toasted coconut and whipped cream.  Dark chocolate and coconut compliment each other and this cupcake is a perfect example of it. These cupcakes aren’t your typical cupcake, though, because they’re made with less added sugar, swapping out traditional sugar for SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia … [Read more...]

Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes with Avocado Buttercream Frosting

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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...]

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

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These strawberry lemonade cupcakes are absolutely perfect. Light, tender, and moist – bursting with the fresh flavor of strawberries and lemons. Top with strawberry frosting and garnish with a slice of strawberry and lemon, and you’ve got ideal cupcakes for the new season. So, if you’re feeling like a taste of spring…definitely make these soon! Source: Tide & Thyme … [Read more...]

Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes

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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

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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...]

Lemon-Limoncello Cupcakes

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These cupcakes are absolutely superb! There’s nothing like a fresh, lemon tasting dessert of any kind! I think the limoncello in this recipe gives the cupcake a great and different kind of lemon flavor, definitely like nothing I’ve ever had before. I also really like the lemon curd filling, it’s just delicious to bite into! Source: Bake with Christina … [Read more...]

Chocolate Turtle Cupcakes

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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...]

Cherry Almond Cupcakes

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It’s finally feeling like spring and we’re enjoying the Cherry Blossom Festival! These beautiful trees show some of the most gorgeous pink blooms once a year, and this cupcake recipe pairs perfectly with the occasion. Based on a vanilla cupcake recipe, these babies include almond flavoring and cherry pieces beneath a pretty pink almond cherry buttercream (made with … [Read more...]

Lemon Sunshine Cupcakes

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Bring in a little bit of sunshine with these Lemon Sunshine Cupcakes! Based on an old favorite cake, these cupcakes are filled with lemon curd and topped with a dreamy fluffy frosting. A sprinkling of coconut tops them off. If you haven’t heard of a sunshine cake, it’s a white cake filled with lemon curd, then topped by a fluffy, marshmallow frosting. These miniature treats … [Read more...]