Apple Pie Cupcakes

Once upon a time, a girl walked into a grocery store and, as she was on her way to buy $50 worth of ingredients to make cupcakes, she came across a ridiculous deal on boxed cake mix.

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Every year, MAWA puts out the call to bakers to fill their cupcake towers with over a thousand delicious baked treats.

Fruit Loop and Pretzel Goldfish Cupcakes

For the past 5 years, I have been donating art and cupcakes to MAWA’s Over the Top auction and party. This year, inspired by my favourite baking blog, my theme was “fun stuff on top.” After much soul- and recipe-searching, I decided on two: – vanilla cupcakes with a salted caramel filling and salted caramel…

Fresh Banana Cupcakes

In addition to the Cherry-Almond Cupcakes, we also took 2 dozen fresh banana cupcakes to the MAWA party. The cherry ones were a bit of a wild-card, but I knew that these would be a success. Everybody loves banana bread, right? They’d have to love these! That love was ensured by my inspired choice of…

Cherry-Almond Cupcakes

I always make a variation on my go-to chocolate cupcakes for the MAWA “Over the Top” cupcake party and art auction; but this year, I wanted to do something a little bit different. And, what could be more different than a delicate pink, almond-scented, cherry-studded cake under a cloud of the creamiest vanilla buttercream ever? These were…

Best Mocha Buttercream

For the past three years, I have taken part in the MAWA “Over the Top” art auction and cupcake party. As in the past, as soon as I heard that they were looking for donations, I had them put me down for 4 dozen, which is a) exactly two batches worth and b) as many…