CUPCAKES

Baby Shower and Destroy Part Two + A Sublime Giveaway

Last year I came as close to planning a baby shower as I ever care to when I helped my mom put together my sister’s party. Now that I have a better understanding of the amount of work that goes into making all the little doodads that go on the tables and getting...

Purple Whatevers: Adventure Time grape drink cupcakes

“Baby, I know what you crave… you want to poop your pants all day long, well baby, behave!” If you aren’t currently singing along in auto-tune voice, you might as well stop reading because this cupcake recipe is 100% dedicated to the greatest...

Tropical Punch Kool-Aid Cupcakes

Hi thanks for stopping by. I’m attempting to veganize all my past posts – for this recipe I recommend finding your favorite vegan vanilla cupcake recipe and adding a packet of Kool Aid to it. Seriously, that’s it. Please check out my vegan cupcake...

Baby Shower and Destroy

*Vegan Alert* Hello from the future… or maybe the past? I dunno. Anyway, just here to warn my vegan fans that this is an old post with an old, non-vegan recipe. You can easily veganize the cupcake recipe, but you’re on your own for my mom’s quiche...

Have Your Cake and Drink it Too

This Thursday, May 6th, I’m making my second appearance on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight along side Dana Joy Altman of Real Food Rehab and Angie Montroy of Angie’s Pantry. If you watched our last appearance you may remember the Great Macaron...

Vegan Andrew W.Kupcakes

It’s time to party, let’s party Hang out with yourself and have a crazy party Hey you, let’s party Have a killer party and party! To know me is to love me – and to love me is to fully accept my Andrew W.K. obsession without question. There is...

Top Secret Eggnog Cupcakes

Psssss! If you’re a Bake and Destroy Facebook fan you have access to my “holy shit, that really tastes like eggnog” Eggnog Cupcake recipe! And don’t miss my moving sale – shirts starting at $15, hoodies starting at $30....

Vegan Sweet Potato Cupcakes

Most of the time, I get an idea in my head and spend the next several days scrambling around trying to find all the ingredients needed to make the idea a reality. And by “reality,” I mean “cupcake.” This time, Teno and I were pillaging Trader...

Vegan Pancake Cupcakes

Wondering why I didn’t start this recipe post with a photo of the finished product? Um, because I made these with a three-year-old and seven-year-old and they decorated them with Scooby Doo fruit snacks so… gross. Yeah. Anyway, it’s not a big deal...

Baklava Cupcakes Not So Much

In theory, baklava cupcakes are a good idea, and I’m sure with some trying, they will come out better than they did on this attempt. We’re lucky to live around the corner from Nazareth Sweets, which aside from having a name that makes me think of church,...

Starbucks VIA Italian Roast Cupcakes

I wonder how many bakers rejoiced upon tasting Starbucks’ new instant coffee, VIA. I got off the El at Merchandise Mart a few weeks ago and was greeted with a hot cup of VIA and a free sample to take home. After tasting it- so close to the real thing it was...

Cinnamon White Chocolate Chip Cupcake FAIL

lovely Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy Last week end Tony and I snatched up a jar of cashew macadamia nut butter from Trader Joe’s. I thought it would make a delicious frosting and we spent the day going back and forth about what kind of cupcake such a...