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Negroni Cupcakes

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Negroni Cupcakes

Negronis are a classic cocktail made with just three ingredients: gin, Campari and sweet vermouth. Each of these ingredients – the Campari, in particular – adds its own bold flavor to the cocktail, which is a beautifully balanced mix of bitter orange and herbacious gin, with a touch of sweetness. I like …

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Carrot Cake Friands

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Carrot Cake Friands
Friands are little cakes that are related to French financiers. They’re dense little cakes made with egg whites and ground almonds that have a dense, buttery texture that reminds me a bit of a bite-sized pound cake. Like muffins, friands are incredibly versatile and a basic recipe can be transformed into almost any …

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Shamrock Shake Cupcakes

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Shamrock Shake Cupcake
Shamrock shakes are the bright green, vanilla and mint flavored milkshakes that McDonald’s rolls out for St Patrick’s Day every year. The shakes have something of a cult following, even among people who aren’t usually getting milkshakes at McD’s. These Shamrock Shake Cupcakes are inspired by the seasonal shakes and are a fun …

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Oreo Cupcakes

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Oreo Cupcakes

I recently picked up a package of the Valentine’s Day-themed Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Oreos to try and found that the cookies exceeded my expectations. One of the things that made the cookies work so well is that the combination of chocolate and strawberry is a winner in any format you find it and …

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Double Ginger Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream

Lemon Ginger Cupcakes
Warm, spicy ginger is often associated with dark, sweet molasses and classified as a flavor meant to be used during the holiday baking season. As delicious as gingerbread is, however, ginger itself is a very versatile spice that can be enjoyed all year round in a wide variety of baked goods. There are …

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Apple Pie Cupcakes

Apple Pie Cupcakes
A slice of warm apple pie is hard to resist, so it’s no surprise that they are one of my top comfort foods. Apple pies do have a few drawbacks, however. They need to be served with a plate and fork, and they’re not always easy to slice up for a big crowd. …

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Cinnamon Cupcakes with Chocolate Cinnamon Frosting

Cinnamon Cupcakes with Chocolate Cinnamon Frosting
Cinnamon is one of the most frequently used spices in my kitchen, but it isn’t often the star of a dessert. Cinnamon is frequently used to accent other flavors, drawing attention to the floral sweetness of vanilla, highlighting the nuttiness of oatmeal or blending with nutmeg and other warm spices. But cinnamon can …

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