Monthly Archives: October 2009

A family friend gave me some homemade strawberry jam (thanks again, Carol!) and I just had to make cupcakes with it! I found this recipe online and I think it’s fantastic. The strawberry cupcakes filled with jam contrast nicely with the cream cheese frosting. Mmm. Strawberry Jam Cupcakes Recipe source: Willow Bird Baking 1.5 cups […]

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Mmmm…these are TASTY!! Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup quick-cooking oats 2 teaspoons hot water 1/4 teaspoon […]

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These are really simple cupcakes. I used the Pillsbury Halloween box cake mix (with the orange and black funfetti!) for the cupcakes and topped them with vanilla bean buttercream. I tinted the frosting using yellow and orange coloring from AmeriColor. Vanilla Bean Buttercream Recipe source: Mixingbowl.com 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup softened butter 1 teaspoon […]

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