Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing and Custom Colored Sprinkles


Soft, bursting with banana flavour and heavenly paired with cream cheese icing, these are the kind of cupcake which even make picky eaters close their eyes to savour every bite. There’s something so whimsical and endearing about sprinkles…  such a simple and easy way to decorate cupcakes too. These cupcakes are topped with cream cheese icing and white sprinkles…unless … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Icing and Mini Fall Cookies


A major craving for one of my favorite sweet and savoury combinations, peanut butter and chocolate, was the driving force behind the baking plans of these little guys. Rich, delicious, chocolate cupcakes topped with a cloud of peanut butter frosting. Sigh. Heavenly! To make heaven a little sweeter, add adorable miniature fall-themed cookies as toppers! Source: Sweetopia … [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...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing


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...]

White Chocolate Cupcakes with the Best White Icing


Sometimes it’s cool to go a little more “vanilla,” even if that actually means white chocolate. These cupcakes give the color white a whole new meaning, one that hides delicious richness and a bit of childhood nostalgia. Perfected vanilla cupcakes topped with a homemade white chocolate frosting and circus animal cookies, these little babies are the perfect way … [Read more...]

Chai Cupcakes with Brown Butter Chai Icing


Even if you’ve never been much of a tea person, you’ll want to take a stab at these chai cupcakes before you rule out the flavor forever. Not hot and watery, but certainly warm and perfectly spiced, these treats consist of an ingredient list that’s almost all spice and definitely all yummy. Top them with a buttercream icing, but not just any buttercream. This … [Read more...]

Vanilla Snowman Cupcakes with Vanilla Icing


These vanilla snowman cupcakes are rather healthy, that is, until you add in the “snowman” decorations! The cupcakes are made from a boxed mix that has yogurt, water and egg whites added to it. This keep the low-fat factor fairly high. The frosting is made from vanilla extract, sugar, water and unsalted butter. Once the cupcakes are baked and iced, the fun begins … [Read more...]

Easy Cupcake Icing Tutorials

There are several different types of frosting tips available. However, the most common can be broken down into three different categories: round, open star and closed star. There are various styles within these groupings as well, and depending on the pattern that you want left on top of your freshly baked cupcakes. This blog post gives you a quick breakdown of the different … [Read more...]


Sometimes all that you need is a light, airy cupcakes. These angel food cupcakes (complete with meringue icing) are quite different than the thicker, heavier variety. The batter contains cake flour, salt, water, egg whites, vanilla extract, cream of tartar and two different types of sugar. Once they’re baked and have cooled, then it’s time to top these treats with … [Read more...]

Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing

Vanilla, vanilla, and more vanilla. Vanilla is what these cupcakes are all about. It’s a chocolate lovers world out there, but it’s about time the vanilla lovers unite and start making some truly tasty desserts. I was getting a bit of a chocolate overload recently. It seems that most people just can’t make a dessert without adding chocolate somewhere. Well you won’t find a hint … [Read more...]