CUPCAKES

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...

The winner, and new SugarSlam Champion of the world…

…is Dr. Jennifer Kovach with her Vanilla Pepsi Punkcakes! Congratulations to you, Jenn! You’ve won, as promised, the one-of-a-kind autographed Bake and Destroy photo book, a set of classic wrestling-themed cupcake toppers and whatever other fun things I...

Mac & Cheese Throwdown!

Hey, remember like, months ago when I posted pictures of my mac & cheese cupcake and the whole entire Internerd freaked out? Yeah! I’m finally posting the recipe today along with all the winning recipes from Echo magazine’s Mac & Cheese Throwdown!...

Earl Grey Cupcakes and Filled Cupcakes

pink cupcake Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! I am adrift in a sea of homework, barely able to reach the surface long enough to breathe, eat a real meal or gasp-blog. I graduated almost a month ago, but I’m finishing my last few credits over the summer...

Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes and…

Matcha green tea cupcakes Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! For months now there has been some kind of crazy matcha green tea powder shortage in Chicago. A few months ago I called every Whole Foods and every Asian grocery in the city and couldn’t get my...

Vegan Iced Tea Cupcake with Lemon Frosting

Vegan Iced Tea Cupcakes Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! Ah yes, I’ve been threatening you with iced tea cupcakes for some time now and I finally made good on it this week end. The legend goes, my mother-in-law Jo (you may know her from her world...

Vegan Coconut Lime Cupcakes for the Stupid and Lazy

Lime Cat is Famous Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! First of all, this is not what my cupcakes looked like. This is Lime Cat, famous Internet superstar. I’m stupid and I forgot to take pictures of the cupcakes I made yesterday and I couldn’t find...

Inside-out German Chocolate Cupcakes

Jo’s birthday cake Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! I’ve been taunting my mother-in-law Jo with iced tea cupcakes for months now. She drinks this vile instant iced tea powder, I thought it’d be funny to mix it into frosting and frost lemon...

New and improved smore cupcake!

The search continues for a smores cupcake that isn’t too sticky to eat, looks cute and doesn’t involve me using the cone method of filling cupcakes, which I am way to lazy to do. This was round three in the search. So I’ve done vegan that were...

Lychee Bubble Tea Cupcakes

bubblesOriginally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! Actually, these are Milky Green Bubble Tea Cupcakes with Green Tea Almond Glaze and Lychee Drops. But what are the chances someone’s going to be hunting down that recipe? Considering this entire recipe was one...

Cakespy Smores Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

cakespy cafeOriginally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! Hi! It seems you’ve stumbled upon an old post. As Bake and Destroy is now completely vegan, I am in the process of veganizing sold old posts – but not all of them. Check out my vegan recipe section for...

Applesauce Cupcakes with Vanilla Caramel Buttercream

apple face Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! An alternate name for these would be “stuff I found in my fridge cakes” although that is notably less appetizing than their current name. I went back and forth all morning about whether or not to bake...