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Recipe: Chocolate Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes with Guinness & Bailey's

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes for St Paddy's Day via poorandpretty

My favorite cupcake from NoRa Cupcake Co. is the Irish Car Bomb Cupcake. Based on the beer cocktail with a highly controversial name, it’s a chocolate Guinness cake with Jameson dark chocolate ganache and Bailey’s cream cheese frosting topped with a malt [Read on...]

Recipe: Pink Sugar Cupcakes

Pink Sugar Valentine Cupcakes Recipe via poorandpretty

Suzi and I had so much fun making these, and just in time for Valentine’s Day, too! ♥ It’s a pretty simple vanilla cake with buttercream frosting, with a few unique twists. We had a few topping ideas — candy hearts, handmade flags (we used washi [Read on...]

Juniper cupcake fail: We're bound to make terrible cupcakes sometimes

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Despite my and Suzi’s good intentions, we discovered that not everything makes a delicious cupcake. This month’s cupcake recipe was supposed to be inspired by my Aloe, Juniper! Cupcake Soap, and we definitely made cupcakes. But they were awful.

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Turns out juniper [Read on...]

Recipe: Cuckoo for Coconut Cupcakes

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Happy Winter officially! Suzi and I made these snowball-looking coconut cupcakes for our uncle’s Christmas party this weekend, inspired by my Cuckoo for Coconut cupcake soaps (below), and a recipe from Georgetown Cupcake (though we made a few edits). They’re perfect for holiday or New Year’s Eve parties!

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Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

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Just in time for Thanksgiving! Suzi devised this delicious recipe for Pumpkin Pie cupcakes, inspired by my Pumpkin Pie cupcake soaps (and pumpkin pie itself, of course). I’m not usually a pumpkin pie fan, but these are so, so good. They’re a little bit dense and much more moist than your [Read on...]