Chocolate Frosted Molten Lava Cupcakes

We’ve all heard of Molten Lava Cakes – the same decadence can be found in these Cupcakes topped with the most perfect and simple Chocolate Frosting.

Chocolate Frosted Molten Lava Cupcakes

It was only a matter of time before my chocolate addiction struck again. Out of nowhere I was in the mood for a molten lava cake over the weekend. I was also under the misconception that it would take me an eternity to make my own and almost didn’t bother to do any research regarding that amazing dessert. Once I learned just how easy it is to prepare it in the comfort of my own home, I was more than game. Wouldn’t you run into the kitchen if you knew that it takes less than 30 minutes and only 5 ingredients to indulge in the molten lava goodness? That’s exactly what I did.

Chocolate Frosted Molten Lava Cupcakes

But I didn’t leave it at the standard molten lava cake. I decided to turn the recipe into cupcakes and whip up a homemade chocolate frosting to go along with it. Because you can’t have a cupcake without a finger-lickin’ frosting. Plus, that meant more chocolate for meeeee! [Read more…]

The Best Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Soft, moist and scrumptious Vanilla Cupcakes filled with Salted Caramel, topped with Swiss Meringue Buttercream and finished with even more Caramel. The best cupcakes you can make at home!

The Best Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Here I was thinking that I don’t do pretty swirls on cupcakes. Have you noticed the absence of cupcakes on this blog of mine? Yes? Because I did too. Pretty sure I waited for the right moment, flavor and enough courage to try to pipe frosting beautifully on top of each mini cake. Most of you know by now that patience is not my strong suit. Making the frosting or buttercream is one thing, but I was seriously dreading the process that inevitably would follow next. The fact that I’d never tried my hand at decorating cupcakes this way before didn’t help either.

The Best Salted Caramel Cupcakes

After procrastinating and avoiding cupcakes for quite some time, I finally decided that I needed to bake to the occasion ;). I carefully planned what I was going to make and settled upon Salted Caramel Cupcakes because it just made sense. Caramel and I are inseparable. And I had full confidence that anything involving caramel couldn’t fail. [Read more…]