Cupcakes I Want To Make

Who doesn’t love cupcakes? While I have made the traditional flavors, vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, carrot, and strawberry, I dream to branch out into different and unconventional flavors. The company, Baked by Melissa, inspired me to consider some unusual types to bake. Of course, I wouldn’t copy their formulas, which I’m sure the public can’tContinue reading “Cupcakes I Want To Make”

Chocolate Cupcakes: Delicious (Yet Dry) Without Dairy

This picture was taken from the public domain image site, Pixabay. However, it does look similar to the dairy-free chocolate cupcakes I once made (but hadn’t photographed). I substituted almond or coconut milk for dairy. I also used oil in place of butter. All other ingredients were the same (flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, etc.).Continue reading “Chocolate Cupcakes: Delicious (Yet Dry) Without Dairy”

Everything is Better Homemade, Including Cream-Filled Cupcakes

I used to like commercial-made cream-filled cupcakes. Now I don’t because they taste artificial. There are, like, so many chemicals in them. I won’t even eat Twinkies anymore because of that. Anyway, I have baked homemade cream-filled cupcakes in the past. They didn’t turn out as well as the most recent time. That was whenContinue reading “Everything is Better Homemade, Including Cream-Filled Cupcakes”

Cake-Decorating Techniques I’m Glad I Learned

I’ve been baking and cooking since I was 12. I’ve also learned to decorate cakes and other baked goods around that age. Of course, I struggled several times, especially in the early days. However, I’ve been making a lot of my own occasion cakes in recent years, because one of my friends is allergic toContinue reading “Cake-Decorating Techniques I’m Glad I Learned”

Rainbow Cupcakes, Rainbow Cupcakes, I Loved You

Ooh, pretty colors. Lots of people admire bright prismatic hues, especially in desserts. I am no different. That above is a multi-colored cupcake I baked from scratch. How did I do it? I used a vanilla chiffon cake recipe, divided the batters into different bowls, dyed them various colors, piled them up in the muffinContinue reading “Rainbow Cupcakes, Rainbow Cupcakes, I Loved You”