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As Promised, A Delicious Cupcake Recipe

citrus-cream-cheese-frosting-cupcakes-3 If you like cupcakes, or cream cheese frosting, or citrus flavored goodies – this one goes out to you. Without further ado, I present to you my famous Vanilla Kahlua Ginger Cupcake recipe with Citrus Cream Cheese Frosting. Perfect for devouring at home, or dressing up a dessert table / candy bar:

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DIY Mini Cupcakes

citrus-cream-cheese-frosting-cupcakes-2citrus-cream-cheese-frosting-cupckakes-1I realized this morning that I never posted on the adorable little mini cupcakes I concocted from scratch for our good friends’ engagement party. The Mister and I planned the engagement party at a local boutique hotel called the Mosaic that was the perfect size to accommodate the guest list, and had the most delicious food. However, I had this vision of creating beautiful little bite-sized cupcakes for guests to nibble on for dessert that I was intent on carrying out. And by intent, I mean obsessive-compulsive.  {Sidenote: These would be a great DIY favor, or part of a dessert bar / candy table display!}

Armed with my newly acquired KitchenAid Mixer and mechanical piping tools, I began my ambitious journey to create the perfect mini cupcakes. Blind optimism carried me into my cupcake quest, but it took sheer determination, sleep deprivation and tears of frustration to get me out of it. Tweaking old recipes, adding new ingredients and learning how to use a mechanical frosting piper definitely took its toll. Continue reading

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