Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I had a group of my very special Venezuelan family over to have a super Baking with Friends session and this was what we made! This recipe is quite simple: the classic red velvet cupcake with an additional ingredient, chocolate chips! Here are the pictures of our entertaining night and our creative fondant creations that we placedContinue reading “Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cupcakes”

Coconut Cupcakes and Frosting

My sister and I made our first vegan recipe and they were a nice, fluffy surprise! CUPCAKES Ingredients 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup coconut milk ½ cup canola oil 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1 tablespoon white or apple ciderContinue reading “Coconut Cupcakes and Frosting”

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes and Chocolate Frosting (Cupcake Extravaganza)

I’m back! I just finished my first year of grad school so my finals took over most of my time in the last month but I am going to make up for it by posting up a couple of new recipes! First off is a new cupcake recipe that my sister and I improvised aContinue reading “Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes and Chocolate Frosting (Cupcake Extravaganza)”

Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

This weekend I met up with Michelle, my great friend of forever, to bake some plain vanilla cupcakes! They didn’t taste plain that’s for sure! We also made frosting from scratch and decorated our cupcakes with colored icing. We actually had a sweet request from one of the fellow BWFers for her sweetheart (scroll downContinue reading “Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting”

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting

This week was the last week that one of my best friends Cristina was going to be home for winter break before heading back to Harvard to start another semester in her Middle Eastern Studies master’s program, so I invited her over to bake some cupcakes from scratch! This cupcake recipe is incredibly moist andContinue reading “Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting”

M&M Bars ~ Carrot Cupcakes

If you read my first post, then you are familiar with Steven, the “Ice King.” One Saturday afternoon, Steven, my Super Sister and I met up to bake some M&M bars and carrot cupcakes. These carrot cupcakes are incredibly moist and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect complement. The M&M bars are a greatContinue reading “M&M Bars ~ Carrot Cupcakes”

Red Velvet Cupcakes ~ Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Sugar Cookies ~ Lemon Bundt Cake

The first BWF event was hosted at Magaly’s house, one of the many beautiful members of the “Venezuelan Mafia” (see About section). There were about 15 people in the kitchen working on four recipes: Red velvet cupcakes, cream cheese frosting, sugar cookies, and a lemon bundt cake. Red velvet cupcakes: Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flourContinue reading “Red Velvet Cupcakes ~ Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Sugar Cookies ~ Lemon Bundt Cake”