Guinness cupcakes revisited — or, enjoying a rich and boozy cupcake

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

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes: Butter, cinnamon and everything nice

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

Dark Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes: get ‘drunk’ on delicious dessert

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