Blueberry Pie Cupcakes

Blueberry Pie Cupcakes

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in American, desserts, Recipes | 2 Comments

My mom recently came to Seattle for a visit, and I had suggested to her that it could be fun to make a recipe together. This was especially meaningful to me since I learned to bake with my mom and grandmother. What better way to pay tribute to the main culinary influences in my life, ...

Al (Cap)Pacino Cupcakes

Al (Cap)Pacino Cupcakes

Posted by on Jan 18, 2012 in American, desserts | No Comments

Cupcakes for your Scarface. Hands down, coffee is my favorite flavor for dessert. We have an amazing local roastery here in Champaign called Columbia Street Roastery. The delicious aroma of roasting coffee beans as I walk into the store always brings a serene smile to my face. For this recipe, I highly recommend using freshly ...

Green Tea Cupcakes with Candied Almonds

Green Tea Cupcakes with Candied Almonds

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in desserts, Japanese, Recipes | 3 Comments

I tested these ‘lil guys out on a group of non-vegans who tend to eat your typical “American” diet. I wasn’t really expecting many people to like them…or even TRY them! Just goes to show, don’t underestimate people. They were a hit! With that said, the original cake part of the recipe I made was ...

Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in American, desserts, Recipes | No Comments

Instead of eating turkey this Thanksgiving, why not eat a tray of cupcakes? I totally would. Frosting Ingedients: 8 ounces Tofutti Cream Cheese 1/2 cup pumpkin puree, preferably fresh 3 tbsp soy butter 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp almond extract 5 cups confectioners sugar (Wholesome Sweeteners makes organic powdered sugar) In ...

Lychee-Rose Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Frosting

Lychee-Rose Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Frosting

Posted by on Jan 20, 2011 in desserts, Fusion, Recipes | No Comments

After making some Green Tea Panna Cotta the other night, I had lots of leftover Lychee Compote. What to do? Let’s try some lychee cupcakes! They turned out great. So great in fact, that my husband swears they are the best cupcakes I’ve made to date! Of course, he is my husband…he has to say ...