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Watermelon Cupcakes

June 24, 2012

**photos edited January 2015** We have been having a fantastic summer so far. I am so lucky to live near King’s Island, and have season passes. Between riding roller coasters and spending time at the water park, there is little time for much else in my day.   I’m exhausted.   However, another favorite thing […]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

January 28, 2013
Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes: dark chocolate cupcakes from scratch topped with mint chocolate chip frosting #mint #chocolatechip #cupcakes @shugarysweets

Today is a surprise Baby Shower for my blogger friend, Mandy! What better treat to share at a baby shower than cupcakes? Mandy doesn’t know yet if her baby will be a boy or a girl, so I had to share something gender neutral. Right? Which, is difficult for me, because I am all up […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes {Butterfinger Frosting}

April 13, 2014
Dark Chocolate Cupcakes topped with a creamy Peanut Butter frosting with chopped Butterfinger candy. YUM

Rich Chocolate Cupcakes are topped with a sweet buttercream frosting filled with peanut butter and Butterfinger candy! These will be the first to go at your next bake sale or pot luck! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ This past week I read a couple articles that really bothered me. And since this is my […]

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes and a Baby Shower!

August 23, 2012
Vanilla Bean cupcakes, from scratch, that taste AMAZING.

Sometimes I think I have the best job!  Not only do I get to be a food blogger and create easy, delicious recipes for my online friends, but I occasionally get to bake for people in real life too! This past year I’ve ventured out into doing dessert catering. And I love it. Recently, I […]

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple and Toffee Frosting

September 15, 2011
Delicious, moist Pumpkin Cupcakes topped with Maple frosting and toffee bits!

Oh sweet pumpkin, these are amazing. They are so moist and the fluffy maple frosting with toffee bits will put you in sugar (or Shugary) heaven! Having made pumpkin scones earlier this week, I still had half the can of pumpkin leftover! I’m not done with pumpkin yet though, it’s so good, and I love the Fall […]

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Mocha Cupcakes

August 12, 2012

School is starting in a next week. As much as I love summer, and I love having my kids home doing fun things (or nothing at all), there is something about the rituals of a school year. Rituals like bedtimes, homework, dinner planning, going to the gym, and most important…. Morning coffee. I realized several […]

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Grasshopper Cupcakes

February 25, 2014

Rich chocolate cupcakes topped with a creamy Mint whipped cream frosting . So light, so refreshing, Grasshopper Cupcakes are the perfect after dinner treat! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ I love going to restaurants that have bowls of mints to enjoy on the way out of the door. Like Olive Garden…here’s your Andes mints. […]

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Yellow Cake with Double Fudge Frosting

October 12, 2014

A perfect Yellow Cake with Double Fudge Frosting. This is what “from scratch” baking looks like!! Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox When it comes to cake, what’s your favorite flavor? Since I started this blog, I’ve been working on creating ‘from scratch’ recipes for cakes and cupcakes. I certainly am […]

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White Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

February 21, 2013
White Chocolate Cupcakes topped with Peanut butter Frosting: inspired by Reese

White Chocolate Reese’s Cups are the inspiration for these Cupcakes. White chocolate cupcakes topped with a creamy Peanut Butter Frosting! My husband says these are his favorite cupcakes I ever made. I’ve said it before, I like peanut butter, I don’t love peanut butter. My kids and husband LOVE peanut butter. So when I made […]

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

October 26, 2014

Still looking for that last minute Halloween dessert? These Vanilla Bean Cupcakes are made from scratch with the perfect decoration: MUMMY faces. Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox I’m not a huge fan of Halloween. I can’t help myself for admitting this. We have friends (hi Kari and Greg) who go […]

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Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

September 7, 2014

 Summer has come to an end, but we can still enjoy these FUN Pink Lemonade Cupcakes! The soft, from scratch, pink lemonade cupcake is topped with a creamy pink lemonade buttercream frosting. Don’t forget the fun garnishes too! Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox I adore summer. The fun. The sun. […]

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Lemon Licorice Cupcakes

June 18, 2014

Sweet Lemon cupcakes pair marvelously with anise extract. If you have a licorice lover in your family, you’ve GOT to make these Lemon Licorice Cupcakes. Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ This is a very bittersweet post for me. Not because I’ve combined lemon and licorice (get it, bitter-sweet)…but because I’m in the process of […]

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White Chocolate Cranberry Poke Cupcakes

December 7, 2014
White Chocolate Cranberry Poke Cupcakes: delicious tart cupcakes for a refreshing dessert idea!

Looking for a refreshing dessert this holiday season? Make a batch of these White Chocolate Cranberry Poke Cupcakes. And don’t forget the sugared cranberries on top!! Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox! I hope it’s not too soon to start sharing holiday desserts? This one is so good, you can’t wait […]

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Cherry Chip Cupcakes

February 22, 2014
Cherry Chocolate Chip Swiss Meringue frosting recipe

Cherry Chocolate Chip Swiss Meringue Frosting, Dark Chocolate Cupcakes and a Chocolate Covered Cherry. Need I say more? Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ Do you have any idea how long it’s been since I shared a cupcake recipe? September 2013. I’m sorry. That is completely unforgivable on my part. I hope I can make […]

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes

September 10, 2013
Chocolate cupcakes topped with a Chocolate Chip Cheesecake frosting. Topped with extra mini morsels...DIVINE!

Rich Chocolate Cupcakes topped with a creamy Chocolate Chip Cheesecake frosting! Decadent, from scratch, and delicious! I haven’t shared cupcakes on the blog since last Spring. Isn’t that crazy? Well don’t worry, today’s recipe will totally make up for my lack of cupcake posting! I used my FAVORITE chocolate cupcake base for these cupcakes. It’s […]

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Cookies ‘N Cream Cupcakes

September 13, 2012
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Chocolate Biscoff Cupcakes

August 2, 2012

My love for Biscoff is never-ending. I paired my favorite chocolate cupcake recipe with Biscoff buttercream frosting. The Biscoff and the chocolate are a perfect match. I made these for my perfect bloggie bestie match… I recently had a playdate with one of my favorite bloggers, Jocelyn, from Inside BruCrew Life. We began our “date” […]

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Cherry Almond Cupcakes

March 26, 2012
Cherry Almond Cupcake recipe

Happy Birthday to my baby girl. My baby turns 8 today. EIGHT. As in, she has been in my life for 8 years. This is so hard to believe! Can you tell I’m having trouble adjusting to this? She is a wonderful little girl, full of spunk and spitfire! As the youngest of 4 kids […]

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Chocolate Rolo Cupcakes

November 10, 2011

I love candy. There I said it. I love caramel. Happy now? I am, because Rolos satisfy. Truly, they are the perfect candy, and they are so fun to bake with too! Here’s a true story. One day, I baked Rolo cupcakes. Then my bloggie bestie (Jocelyn), told me she was baking with Rolos. We […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

July 1, 2011
Red Velvet Cupcake recipe with Cream Cheese frosting

I have never been a lover of red velvet cake. I guess I didn’t understand the love some of you feel about red velvet. However, having made them into cupcakes, and adapting this recipe slightly, I am now smitten. If you can be smitten with a cupcake. I think eating 4 of them is love. […]

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