Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes because I was inspired by Isa Chandra’s vegan recipes. She inspires many people to overcome their fear of vegan cooking. The cupcakes are vegan but I decided to make a cheesecake frosting. Begin by preparing the batter. Portion out 1 cup of soy milk. I substituted the soy milk with oat…

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

For my nephew’s party, I wanted to make something special. I decided to make cupcakes because I hadn’t made them in ages and they are always a hit at any party. This is a cookies and cream cupcake recipe from The Scran Line . Its an amazing site, full of beautifully done cakes, cupcakes and other…

Everything Blueberry…Flourless Blueberry Chocolate Cupcakes

I love blueberries.  To me, they are the best berries.  Not only are they yummy but you can also do cool experiments with them.  Check out the post on blueberry science . I made this recipe for my dad’s birthday.   I was inspired after my strawberry red velvet cake recipe. First make some blueberry paste. …

Black Forest Cake … and Cupcakes

This is not an easy recipe. Turn back while you still can. It takes a lot of work and time but the results are awesome. Begin by preparing your ingredients.   You will need to make moistening syrup to mix with your liquor.  Combine 3/4 cup water and 3/4 sugar in a sauce pan.  Heat until…

Almond Cupcakes All Jammed Up

I love this simple vanilla almond cupcake.  Its a great moist cupcake that you can add different icing flavours to make it unique.  I decided to make the icing with some jam I recently made to make it a jam cream cheese frosting. Prep the ingredients.  Remember to take out the eggs, butter and shift…

Carrot Coconut Cupcakes and White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot cake is best when you serve it with cream cheese frosting.  It is even better when you serve it with white chocolate cream cheese icing! This recipe comes from another favourite cookbook: Rebar Modern Food Cookbook. This is no ordinary carrot cake.  There are many additional ingredients found in this recipe.  A lot of…

Coconut Rum Cupcakes

This is a must have for coconut lovers!! Coconut rum brings another level to the coconut flavour.  Choose your favourite coconut rum and bake away! Begin by beating softened butter and slowly adding brown sugar.  You want to combine the brown sugar until it becomes a light brown and the majority of the sugar has…

Yummy Flourless Cupcakes!!

My aunt has celiac disease, a disease that affects the small intestine.  Gluten damages the small intestines and that is why celiacs go on a gluten-free diet.  A couple of years ago, when my aunt discovered she was celiac, her life changed.  She had to restrict many things out of her diet such as cakes,…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red velvet cake has become a very popular cake.  Red velvet is a basic buttermilk cake with red food colouring.  No one knows the exact origins of the cake and some believe cocoa in the cake turns a reddish colour when mixed with vinegar.  I have not proven this to be true but I believe…