Salted Caramel Cupcakes

For salted-caramel lovers! This recipe is picture perfect to satisfy your unique sweet tooth. Ingredients for the cupcakes: 2 cups all-purpose flour (be sure NOT to pack your flour) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup whole milk 1/2 cup full-fat sour cream 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs plus one large egg yolk, at room temperature 1/4 cup boiling hot water (should be very hot, and poured into measuring cup right after boiled) 1/2 cup thick, creamy caramel sauce (see post for references), optional For the frosting: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/2 cup […]

Blueberry Key Lime Cupcakes

Whether you crave sweet or tart, here is the best of both worlds. Combining sweet blueberries with lemon zest will give you heavenly blueberry key lime cupcakes! Ingredients: 4 egg whites, room temperature 1 cup of white granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup of vegetable oil 2 cups of flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ⅛ tsp salt 1 cup of buttermilk Zest of 3 key limes Blueberry Sauce: ½ pint blueberries ½ cup sugar 1 tsp lemon juice Frosting: 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature ½ cup of butter, room temperature 1½ cup powder sugar   Cupcakes Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners. Sift flour, baking […]