This year the cupcakes just kept coming and coming ...
Gingerbread Chocolate Cupcakes
I also made a mini version of the Gingerbread Chocolate "Ornament" Cupcakes with a Martha Stewart inspired display of them on cedar branch. I did have help decorating these cuties from my happy helper Simon.
Cranberry Lemon Christmas Lights Cupcakes
Lemon is probably one of my favourite flavours to bake it can almost never go wrong and it's always a hit with everyone. The added cranberry was a nice seasonal touch and goes perfectly with lemon.
Chocolate Peppermint Patty Christmas Wreaths
Chocolate Cinnamon Holly Day Cupcakes
Chocolate Cinnamon Cupcakes
Recipe by Julie Hasson
1. In a small bowl, mix together flour, cocoa powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, coffee, oil, vanilla and almond extract. Add flour mixture, beating until smooth. Mix in balsamic vinegar. Stir in chocolate chips.
3. Scoop batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until tops of cupcakes spring back when lightly touched. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely on rack. Top cooled cupcakes with frosting.
Winter Wonderland Butterscotch Coconut Cupcakes
I wanted to create a winter scene out of cupcakes this year. The little house with an ice pond seemed appropriate because I have started ice skating again this year after 15 years and this cute winter wonderland somehow reminds me of my childhood growing up on the farm.
The scene is made up of 30 mini Chocolate butterscotch coconut cupcakes with butterscotch buttercream icing, graham cracker and icing house with nerd candy lights, pretzel fences, cherry candy cane sticks, and large gum drop evergreen trees. The ice pond is made of rolled fondant and sprinkled white sugar.
Happy Holidays Everyone!
& Happy Baking!