Category Archives: buttercream

Shamrock Shake Cupcakes

The calendar has flipped to March – the month of St. Patrick’s Day. Every spring I anxiously await the return of the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake. Usually I’m not a big McDonald’s fan, except to pop in to buy a soda or use their restrooms on a road trip. But oh oh, Shamrock Shakes. They are […]

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Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar cookies are great. But you know what’s not-so-great? Having to roll out the dough… cut out shapes… bake the cookies… roll out the remaining dough… cut out more shapes… bake more cookies… repeat… repeat. Sometimes you just want something that’s a little bit easier and a little less time-intensive. These sugar cookie bars are […]

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Giant Sandwich Cookie Cake

I am, admittedly, a sucker for all things novelty. I saw this cake pan set at Williams & Sonoma last winter and had to have it. Why? Because you can make a GIANT OREO CAKE with it! Imagine my glee (cause y’all know how much I love Oreos, right?!). Yeah, I’m a northerner who just […]

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Margarita Cupcakes

Let’s be honest. Everything is more fun if alcohol is involved. Baking is no different. Margaritas are my favorite summer drink (…and fall, winter, and spring drink) and these cupcakes are fantastic. And easy! Margarita Cupcakes Recipe source: recipegirl.com Cake: 9 ounces liquid Margarita mix (a little over a cup) 3 ounces tequila (a little […]

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Vanilla Vanilla Cupcakes

Sometimes simple is better. A simple vanilla cupcake paired with simple buttercream frosting. Of course, no cupcake would be complete without a ton of sprinkles! Vanilla Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe Source: Billy’s Bakery 1 3/4 cups cake flour, not self-rising 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt […]

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