Roopa It’s my coworker’s birthday tomorrow, and he never really eats desserts because he’s allergic to everything. Specifically, he’s allergic to eggs, nuts, and shellfish. I know what you’re thinking – how does one make cupcakes without shellfish?! Thankfully he’s fine with dairy, so this wasn’t really too challenging. That said, finding flavours he likes … More Salted Caramel Cupcakes
Roopa I’m getting a visitor this weekend! One of my best friends is coming to stay with me tomorrow. I asked him what he wanted me to bake him and he requested salted caramel. I was pondering what sort of salted caramel thing to make, when I saw two extremely ripe bananas in my fridge. … More Salted Caramel Banana Bread
Roopa It was my friend Chris’ birthday, and I wanted to make something kind of creative. I decided on a beach volleyball cake, since it’s April, which means it’s almost not cold outside. Almost. It was a chocolate cake with salted caramel icing – I figured that if the execution sucked, the cake should at … More Beach Volleyball Cake
Roopa It’s my old dance teacher Holly’s birthday tonight, and my other teacher Suzanne asked if I could bring cupcakes to class. They were basically the best teachers ever, so obviously I said yes. I don’t really have a good way to make a single oversized cupcake, so I opted for a mini cake with … More Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Icing
Roopa It’s my sister’s birthday this weekend, and she requested a vanilla chocolate cake with salted caramel icing. And Rolos. There were…issues with this cake, but I think I salvaged it ok! I didn’t really feel like doing a marble cake, so I thought I’d do a chocolate chip vanilla. I used my go to … More Vanilla Chocolate-Chip Rolo Cake with Salted Caramel Icing
Roopa I got to try out my new book already! It’s my friend’s birthday on Saturday, and he requested some form of marble cake. Handily enough, I found a marble cake recipe in ‘Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World.’ The cake began with making the chocolate and vanilla batters, and mixing them together. I don’t … More Marble Cake
Roopa The goal of the day was to create some sort of inceptcupake. It sort of worked. Regardless, they were delicious. I mostly used this recipe:http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2010/05/triple-salted-caramel-cupcakes.html Instead of the brown sugar cupcake, I used this chocolate cupcake recipe. I then piped a little icing on a caramel cup and put it on top!