Few things make a better snack than tiny, bite sized cupcakes. These ginger ones are flavored with ground ginger (hence the name), grated nutmeg, lemon zest, vanilla extract and fresh ginger. The frosting is a homemade lemon cream cheese, that perfectly compliments the cupcakes without overpowering them. Bake these treats, let them cool, frost them, and then top off with some sliced, candied ginger to give them a little extra kick. You’ll find these hard to resist!
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What’s better than a gingerbread cookie? Easy – a gingerbread cupcake, of course! These cupcakes contain both molasses and fresh ginger, as well as cinnamon, cloves and black pepper, as well as the usual traditional cupcake ingredients like flour and sugar. However, the part that makes these cupcakes truly tasty is the homemade whipped cream cheese frosting. Once you’ve baked and frosted these treats, top them off with a little candied ginger, just to give them that extra bit of deliciousness.
Thanksgiving and Christmas ingredients can definitely taste good together. The cupcake is made out of ginger that is crystallized and chopped. Besides that, it is also made with a fresh puree of pumpkin. There are also some spices included to enhance the taste. The frosting on top is made out of cream cheese, butter and sugar. The combination of the creamy frosting and pumpkin ginger cupcake will surely make you and everyone crave for more.
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Those people who love anything with ginger in it will lap up these divine ginger cupcakes, which contain both ground ginger, and finely chopped candied ginger. The frosting of cream cheese has yet more ground and chopped candied ginger in it. These super ginger cupcakes, are really something to drool about, they are so yummy. Take them with you when you go on outings, or sit home, curl up with a book and devour them.
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Nothing makes a birthday carrot cake cupcake (say that five times fast!) better than a little customization. Toasted pecans, apple sauce instead of oil, raisins, ground cloves and touch of ginger make these carrot cupcakes unique and just what the birthday girl wanted! Add in the other ingredients (traditional things like flour and sugar, bake, and then top with homemade vanilla maple buttercream frosting. Serve with a smile and enjoy!
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Zucchini Ginger cupcakes, made with such distinctive ingredients as fresh lemon zest, coarsely chopped crystallized ginger, olive oil, and grated zucchini is a robust and full flavored cupcake. This is no light weight middle of the road sort of treat. The cream cheese buttercream features cinnamon and ginger as well as lemon zest to incorporate the flavors throughout the dessert creating a perfect complement to any dinner, lunch, or holiday meal.
via Carol of Scrumptious of Dexter, Michigan
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