These Tahitian vanilla bean cupcakes are a perfect dessert to serve at your next island (or Hawaiian) themed party. On top of the festive and colorful cupcake tins and toppers, the Tahitian vanilla bean, sour cream and vanilla extract in the batter results in a cupcake that is a vanilla-lovers dream come true. Add to the fun with the heavy cream-based Tahitian vanilla bean, powdered sugar and vanilla extract frosting. Follow with some sprinkles and a colorful topper.
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Add a little something extra to your dessert offerings with these Mayan chocolate cupcakes topped with cocoa cinnamon buttercream. Whether you serve them for dessert following a traditional Mexican dinner, or simply want something sweet and with a little “kick” to follow your meal, these cupcakes are just what you’ve been looking for. The chili powder and cayenne pepper in the batter is contradicted by the sweetness of the cocoa powder and cinnamon in the frosting — just what your tastebuds have been missing.
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For cupcakes so cute that you almost don’t want to eat them, or a treat that will be the hit of your next Halloween party, look no further than these ghost-topped goodies. The cupcake underneath of these festive fondant ghosts is unremarkable. You can go with chocolate cupcakes, vanilla ones, or any exotic (or Halloween-related flavors). It’s the frosting that counts most, and makes the biggest impact: white ghosts with black eyes made out of standard fondant icing.
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Nothing pairs up like chocolate and caramel. It’s the holy grail of snack food combinations, which makes these devil’s food chocolate cupcakes with salted caramel frosting something akin to royalty in the bakery world. The frosting it the key to making these treats work: salted butter, dark brown sugar, heavy cream, salt and powdered sugar are all that it contains, but the results are simply marvelous. The cupcake batter itself is the perfect complement to this awesome frosting!
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These coconut vanilla bean cupcakes are the ideal thing to make for the coconut lovers in your family — not only does the batter contain vanilla beans and coconut milk, but the frosting does as well. Consider them to be coconut overload! Topped with brightly colored coconut flakes (ah – the fun that you can have with food coloring and a little patience) these cupcakes truly live up the “coconut” in their name. Looking for a place to serve them? Really? Like you need an excuse!
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A chocolate cupcake with choco and caramel frosting topped with a very cute little turtle. This cupcakes go well with milk; definitely a cupcake that kids and adults alike will love. Good for an afternoon snack after kiddo’s soccer game or after a long day from work. The cute little turtle toppers are a winner where they are intricately made to make these cupcakes not your ordinary chocolate ones. Decadent cups to make a tiring or boring day a more interesting one.
Perfect for Valentine’s or just about any romantic day with your sweetheart, these cream filled chocolate cupcakes will put any other creamy cupcakes to shame. Made with the right chocolatey goodness every cupcake aficionado would approve of, these cupcakes are light, moist and just about the answer to any occasion. Chocolate chiffon with a cream filling topped with chocolate. The kind of cupcake that won’t let you eat just one.
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You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t like Oreo cookies, especially once they’ve tried these tasty treats. Not only does the batter contain crushed Oreos, but half of one lies at the bottom of each cupcake. These cookies have also been crushed into a traditional buttercream frosting, which is then topped with another half of an Oreo — this time smooshed into the frosting for effect. Essentially, these are an Oreo-lovers’ dream!
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Margarita Cupcakes are sure to be a hit at any party, not only for the novelty they bring but for the flavor as well. This tangy lime cupcake made from scratch is worth the extra time it takes to make it. Using fresh lime zest, real butter, and real vanilla in the mix ensures and fresh and tasty cupcake, and the tequila in the frosting adds that special little kick. Served in a margarita glass or on a plate, these tasty treats will leave you feeling satisfied and happy with your dessert choice.
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Whether you are nostalgic for the flavor of cherry coke, or simply enjoy the fresh sweet cherry flavor combined with the rich taste of chocolate, the Cherry Coke Float Cupcake will be a winner for you. This filled and topped cupcake combines the perfect combination of light whipped cream frosting with a full bodied savory chocolate. A perfect compliment to burgers and fries, or alone with a glass of cold milk, these cupcakes are sure to become a new classic.
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