Tag Archives: specialty cupcakes

Chocolate Banana Cupcakes

14 Mar

Chocolate and bananas are the perfect necessities to any dessert.

Try it, before you knock it. And if its your first time trying the two together than these Chocolate Banana Cupcakes will be the perfect treat. Four ripped bananas, dark chocolate and hazel nuts put these cupcakes over the delicious meter.

Check out the ingredients and the recipe via the Gribbl below. Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

15 Feb

If you love chocolate and cookie dough than we have the perfect treat for you.

These Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough cupcakes are not just for the ones who loves to eat raw cookie dough but for the entire family who loves desserts. They’re delicious!

Check out the ingredients and the directions below to make 24 cupcakes. Continue reading

Birthday Monkey Cupcakes

8 Jan

Monkeys are so cute.

The ears. The cheeks. The spacious eyes. So why not put the lovable animals on a cupcake. These birthday monkey cupcakes would be perfect for a birthday party. All you need is chocolate cupcakes, your choice of icing and monkey faces to place on top.

Check out the cupcakes that Simply Sweets created. We have to admit we love them. Continue reading

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

5 Jan

Tall glasses overflowing with root beer and vanilla ice cream topped with whipped cream and cherries were a staple in our households growing up. Everyone loved Root Beer soda and if you did to, then we have the perfect treat for you. The folks over Half Baked.com recreated the drink into a cupcake.
Check out the ingredients and directions via Half Baked below. Continue reading

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

3 Jan

Everyone loves a furry blue monster.

The Cookie Monster is a muppet on the children’s television show Sesame Street. He is best known for eating cookies and yelling, “Me want cookie!,” “Me eat cookie!” and “Om nom nom nom.”

The Cookie Monster may love cookies, but he eats everything. We wonder will we see more cupcakes in his future? The Cookie Monster cupcake is quite tasty and everyone should try at least once. Lucky for you, we’ve got directions on how to make them. Check it out below.

Ingredients:

Cupcakes Frosting Food coloring or icing color; Star tip and pastry bag; Cookies such as Mini Chips Ahoy or regular Chips Ahoy cut in half Brown; M&M’s White disc candy such as white chocolate melts (use the flat side)

Directions via Everyday Eating and Birds on a Cake:

First, cut a slit into the cupcake.

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2.  Insert cookie and start icing with a small star tip. Pipe frosting fur all over the cupcake.

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3.  Attach the brown M&M (pupils) to the white disks by either “gluing” together with a dab of frosting.

4. Melt a few candy melts. Put a dab on the back of a chocolate chip, and stick it
on the flat side of a candy melt. Put a dollop of frosting on the backs of 2
candy melts, and give Cookie Monster some eyes.

5.  Stick the eyes down into the cupcake.

Photos via Everyday Eating and Birds on a Cake

Corn on the Cob Cupcakes

2 Jan

Creativity at its best.

Flip out for these corn-on-the-cob cupcakes decorated with white and yellow jelly beans and yellow Starburst. These cupcakes would be a great treat to present at your next BBQ to trick your guests. It’s just a corny treat that’ll cure some of your family and friends’ sweet tooth.

This recipe is courtesy of Karen Tack and can be found in her dessert cookbook “Hello, Cupcake!”

Ingredients

  • Vanilla Frosting
  •                                         Yellow liquid food coloring
  •                                         24  Vanilla Cupcakes, baked in white paper liners
  •                                         3 1/2 cups small yellow, cream, or white jelly beans, such as Jelly Belly
  •                                         4 pieces yellow fruit chews, such as Laffy Taffys or Starbursts
  •                                         1 tablespoon black decorating sugar
  •                                         1 tablespoon white decorating sugar
  •                                         8 sets of corn holders (optional)

Directions

  1.                                         Color the frosting pale yellow with food coloring.
  2.                                         Working with 3 cupcakes at a time, frost cupcakes with yellow frosting. Arrange 5 rows of jelly beans, close together, on each cupcake. Place the 3 cupcakes side by side on a corn dish or serving platter to resemble an ear of corn. Repeat process with remaining cupcakes, frosting, and jelly beans.
  3.                                         Cut the fruit chews into eight 1-inch squares. Soften the edges slightly by hand so that they look like melted butter. Place 1 square on top of each ear of corn. Sprinkle with sugars. Insert a corn holder in the end of each ear of corn, if using. Serve.

Juicy Lucy Burger Cupcakes

2 Jan

The Juicy Lucy Burger cupcakes takes eating a burger to the next level.

It’s not really a burger with a beef patty but it appears that way to the naked eye. The cupcakes are actually a faux ‘bun’ with sesame seeds featuring various icings and colored coconut for visual tomfoolery in the middle. The fillings is what gives these cakes that umph that it needs.

juicy lucy burger recipe

Check out the step by step instruction by Rock UR Party website below.

funda-middle-cupcake burger bun

Bake a simple vanilla cupake and then slice each one in half.

burger cupcake cut buns

Add a circle of chocolate frosting on each “bottom bun.”

burger patties for cupcake

Add colored coconut “lettuce.”

burger cupcake coconut lettuce

Add red and yellow frosting to simulate ketchup and mustard.

ketchup and mustard

Place (don’t press) a “top bun” on each frosted bottom half. Refrigerate the cupcakes until 20 minutes to serving time. (Keeping the cupcakes cold will help the frosting maintain its shape).

mini juicy lucy cupcake

Photos via Rock UR Party