So like so many out there, I jumped on the bacon bandwagon and put the smokey meat on something sweet! My friend’s birthday party was the perfect excuse to make these boy cupcakes, I’m not sure if I would ever make them for a girl….we don’t like bacon THAT much.
Essentially I took a plain vanilla cupcake recipe, spruced it up with the addition of some maple syrup and added a buttercream frosting that also had maple in it. Fry up some bacon all crispy like and decorate at will.
The bacon flavour isn’t very strong, just adds some saltiness to the cupcake, I would likely make it again for funsies 🙂
I think peaches are the epitome of summer for me, there’s nothing like biting into a tree ripened peach in the sunshine. It’s only natural that I want to jar this feeling, so every season I can about a dozen jars of peaches with some vanilla pods for good measure. In the dead of winter, I whip up a few peachy desserts to chase away the dreary weather and remember that summer is just around the corner.
These tartlets are crazy easy with lots of shortcuts should you decide that you need an impromptu dessert.
Here’s the recipe!
Clearly I didn’t wait for the cake to cool enough and the icing went a bit oozy, didn’t matter though, it still tasted amazing!
This spring I went to New York to visit some cuzzies and family, I had no idea but apparently my auntie makes this amazing cake that everyone scarfs down whenever it’s in sight. It’s probably the best carrot cake I’ve ever eaten, it’s super moist and the chunks of pineapple makes it extra special. And of course, because my family loves excess, everyone insists that you have to make double the icing…they are not wrong.
Here’s the recipe!
Once I upon a time I made banana butter and it was glorious. However I have a bad habit of losing things in my deep freezer and forgetting what’s in there, I should probably make a list one day that I can stick to the outside. In any case, I had intentions on making cupcakes but was too lazy to go out to the store to get any of the ingredients so I scrounged through my pantry and freezer and found the amazing banana butter!
I can’t fully remember why I needed to make these cupcakes but I suspect it was because I just purchased some new piping tips and was excited to try them out! Turns out I’m not that amazing at piping but will likely practice until my hands bleed.
I took a pretty basic banana cupcake recipe and altered it to accommodate the intensity of the banana butter. Here’s the recipe!