Roopa These were made almost entirely out of leftover ingredients I was trying to use up. I had extra egg yolks, buttermilk, and whipping cream from some of the previous week’s bakes. I recently bought the book Layered from the author of the blog Style Sweet CA. Fun fact: I actually bought the book for Alana’s … More Yellow Cupcakes with Whipped Topping
Roopa Last week I made these red velvet cupcakes for a coworker’s birthday. I made a big sign and put the cupcakes out…and then found out it was actually my CEO’s birthday. Oops. I tried to amend the sign for inclusion purposes, but he was very clearly an afterthought. After nicely calling me out at our … More Lemon Curd Pavlova
Roopa I mostly see Valentine’s day as an excuse to bake things and decorate in an obnoxiously pink fashion. I have been baking the same chocolate cake/cupcake recipe for ages, because it’s nice to bake something that you know will turn out well. I wanted to try something new, so I was creeping around for non-heart … More Chocolate Valentine’s Day Cake with Raspberry White Chocolate Icing
Roopa I found a new recipe for red velvet cupcakes, so I thought I’d give it a try. I haven’t actually seen many eggless recipes, and none of the ones I’ve tried have been as good as the normal version. The ones I tried were adapted from ‘Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World’ with some … More Red Velvet Cupcakes
CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH WHIPPED CREAM TOPPING. Roopa I made a batch of these and covered them in whipped cream and raspberries. Simple, but delicious. I always add vanilla and a little bit of granulated sugar to my whipped cream, which I think makes a big difference.
Roopa I still had some leftover ingredients from the butterbeer cupcakes, so I decided to try yet another version. I used more cream soda in the cupcakes, and some clarified butter as well for a more potent buttery taste. I was lazy to make icing so I just topped them with some whipped cream (that … More Butterbeer Cupcakes: Version 3