Remember these? I sure do. Boozy desserts are all the rage these days, and these may go down in history as one of my most popular baked goods ever. I actually couldn’t believe I first made these in 2012. It really feels like yesterday. Though I’m really more of a Smithwick’s drinker than a Guinness … Continue reading Guinness cupcakes revisited — or, enjoying a rich and boozy cupcake
My love of desserts? Well-documented. Before I started Weight Watchers, the idea of forgoing chocolate was so upsetting I couldn’t even consider it. I was laboring under the delusion that I’d have to “give up” all the things I loved, which . . . wasn’t true. But this isn’t about my eating habits, friends. This … Continue reading Dark chocolate cupcakes for two
Hi, I’m Megan. Have we met? No? Well, do you follow me on Twitter? I’m not self-promoting, friends; I’m asking out of real curiosity. Because if you do, you already know everything I’m about to tell you. In which case you’d probably prefer to skip down to the recipe or otherwise disembark from write meg! … Continue reading Pumpkin pie cupcakes: like the pie. But a cupcake.
She’s having a boy! When we learned my dear friend Erin was expecting (congrats, Erin and Matt!), I was happy to don my apron to create baby shower treats. A request came in for blue velvet cupcakes, a variety of that red-colored favorite, but I got a little nervous peering at the directions . . … Continue reading Blue velvet cupcakes — a twist on a crowd-pleasing favorite
Snickerdoodle cookies first pranced deliciously into my life when I started my college job at Borders. Being a 20-something who walked five miles around campus daily, I could do all kinds of crazy stuff — like eat cookies for dinner. Washed down with a full-fat latte to keep my caffeine intake steady, I wasn’t exactly … Continue reading Snickerdoodle Cupcakes: Butter, cinnamon and everything nice
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day (or a little early, but hey — I’m proactive), I present to you the most praised cupcakes I’ve ever made. You might think I’m exaggerating, but I can promise these are winners — and I’m feeling quite smug after getting endless compliments on these babies at work this … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes: get ‘drunk’ on delicious dessert
So I know Valentine’s Day was a week ago — but in typical Meg fashion, I came down with a terrible cold the day on Feb. 15. Getting sick this time of year is sort of my M.O., though I’m thankful I was sick the day after and not the day of. I would have … Continue reading Pucker up: Red velvet cheesecake cupcakes