Special Day Cupcakes

A very special sister-in-law had a milestone birthday, and her dear and thoughtful children threw her a surprise celebration.  I offered to help with dessert, and here was their request: Betty Crocker white and chocolate fudge cake mixes yielded 36 cupcakes.  I followed the back-of-the-box instructions and watched them very carefully while baking to ensure … Continue reading

Celebrate with Cupcakes!

I happily volunteered to bake cupcakes for my brother-in-law’s retirement party this past Saturday.  The guest list included 55 adults and 15 children, so I decided to bake a variety that would appeal to kids of all ages! The choices included:  Chocolate cake/buttercream frosting, Carrot cake/cream cheese frosting, White cake/chocolate ganache icing, Strawberry cake/strawberry frosting, … Continue reading