FROSTINGS & FILLINGS

Vegan Peanut Butter Frosting

This recipe comes from Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World. I use it all the time, even when I’m not baking for vegans. You will need: 1/2 cup margarine, softened 4 Tbs. shortening 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter 2 Tbs molasses* 3 tsp vanilla extract 2 & 1/2...

Fluffy Vegan Buttercream

This simple vegan recipe makes loads of yummy sweet buttercream that can easily be colored or flavored with your favorite oils and extracts. You will need: 1⁄2 C. Non-Hydrogenated Shortening 1⁄2 C. Non-Hydrogenated Margarine 3 1⁄2 C. Confectioner’s Sugar, sifted...

Chocolate Rum Buttercream

I topped chocolate rum raisin cupcakes with this thick, dark frosting. You will need: 1 stick butter, room temperature 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I used Dutch processed dark) 1 Tbs dark rum (I used spiced again) 3 cups sifted confectioner’s sugar 1/4 cup milk...

Lemon Aid Frosting

A sweet and tart way to top vanilla, lemon or strawberry cupcakes. And it’s easy, too. For the frosting you will need: 8 oz. cream cheese (room temperature) 1 stick butter (room temperature) 3 cups sifted confectioner’s sugar 3 Tbs thawed lemonade concentrate 1...

Another Quest

Blue Stars Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! I’m looking for a coffee frosting recipe. I’m partial to buttercream, but these cupcakes won’t be for me so it doesn’t have to be buttercream. I’ve tried Julie Hasson’s recipe...

Vegan Lemon Cupcakes

RIP FIlter Cafe Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! This modified recipe from Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World makes two dozen cupcakes, more than I usually make at once but I’m making a dozen for Filter’s last week end and a dozen to decorate as...

Raspberry Short(cup)cake

Raspberry Short(cup)cake Originally uploaded by CannibalCupcake This is a super duper easy one… provided you have access to cheap, fresh berries which I hope you do. Pints of raspberries were something silly like 75 cents at Stanley’s Market today so we...

Sprinkles

I hope everyone’s having a great long week end. I went out and got sunburned today, despite avoiding the sun as much as possible. I just wanted to post this picture to show another option for the “best chocolate cupcake” recipe I posted a few days...

Fancy Lemon Cupcakes

Unbeknownst to me, lemons are very fashionable this season. I was just looking for a little challenge and found a recipe for lemon curd I wanted to try my hand at, I called my friend Barb to ask her a question about silicon bake pans and she broke the news to me....

Peanut Butter Buttercream

I topped chocolate peanut butter cupcakes (recipe in the cupcakes section) with this stuff and then I fell on the floor and rolled around with glee. And, it made enough to frost 17 cupcakes quite generously and to have a pile left over just to eat and make yourself...