Lemon-Filled Lavender Cupcakes

I was flying solo for this installment of Bake Date. It’s okay because it was kind of nice to have my tiny kitchen to myself. HOMEMADE LEMON CURD Taken from Glorious Treats 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (requires 1-2 lemons) 2 tsp finely grated lemon zest 1/3 cup sugar 4 egg yolks 3 tbsp butter … Read more

Coconut Lime Cupcakes with Spicy Chocolate Buttercream

Recipe 1: Hot Stuff Comin’ Through I started out with inspiration from my friend Joanne–a fellow cupcake lover and budding photographer–when she asked, “have you ever heard of Mexican chocolate?” I was intrigued as I am a lover of chocolate and spicy foods of any sort. I went on a long internet adventure to find … Read more

Vegan Mango cupcakes with Vegan Avocado Buttercream Frosting

The first time Shana and I got together for a ┬ábakedate, I decided to try a recipe I’d had in mind for a while. It came to me after drinking one of the best damn smoothies I ever had, a mix of avocado and mango. When I was told what was in it I, naturally, … Read more

Guinness Cupcakes with Orange Cream Frosting

Miss Ella and I had our first bake date. Yay! History: Since it was our first time we each chose only one recipe each so that we could ease ourselves into the wonderful world of cupcakes. I chose a classic cake recipe with a twist while Ella went for something a little more modern (Ella’s … Read more


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