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Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Filling & Nutella Buttercream

I was tasked with making a sweet sixteen birthday cake for my cousin. I asked what flavors he liked, and was told, “chocolate, peanut butter, and Nutella.” Fortunately, that’s a match made in heaven already, so it was just a … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Super Fluffy Frosting

I love buttercream, but lately have been craving something different on my cupcakes. Buttercream is delicious but also extremely heavy and to achieve tons of volume with the frosting you have to pipe a lot, making it even heavier! My … Continue reading

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Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Baileys Buttercream

Stout cupcakes are one of my favorite ways of dressing up a regular chocolate cupcake. The Guinness creates a very deep, complex flavor with the chocolate. In keeping it Irish (these were for St. Patrick’s Day, but good any time … Continue reading

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Confetti Cake with Paint Splattered Buttercream

I needed to make cupcakes for a fundraiser and wanted to make something fun and whimsical. I decided to use my favorite white cake base and turn it into confetti cake. To keep things simple I made a white buttercream … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate-Nutella Lava Cakes

This Nutella lava cake has the perfect balance of dark chocolate and sweetness. The Nutella serves as a smooth, sweet base, then the addition of bittersweet chocolate adds a dark edge that makes this cake luxurious. The recipe is fast … Continue reading

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Spice Cupcakes with Pineapple Filling and Rum Buttercream

Spice cake isn’t just for fall and winter (or so I tell myself). It is a good alternative to chocolate and vanilla any time of the year, and paired with pineapple it makes it even better. The roasted pineapple filling … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

The Guinness in these cupcakes provides a deliciously deep chocolaty accompaniment to the sweetness of the pecan-coconut frosting. In my family we love the frosting so much I decided to use it as a filling too, but that’s optional. You’ll … Continue reading

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