Spring Came Sooner

It’s been warm and springish in LA recently (but really, when is it not?) so I thought we should celebrate with some festive floral cupcakes.

Ebony and Ivory

Chocolate cupcakes with a chocolate ganache filling, vanilla buttercream, and a tiny marbled sable cookie on top. As an aside, almost all of the cupcakes I do for the shop are filled. I think it adds another layer of interest to have a complimentary or contrasting filling in a cupcake. (Recent favorites include vanilla cupcakes…

Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Lately it’s been alot of candy and not alot of cake (or death) at my house. I did take a brief break from all the confectionary-ing and made some cupcakes for a youth fundraiser. They were chocolate cupcakes with a filling of reduced raspberries (think very fresh preserves). Topped with either raspberry buttercream or whipped…

Chocolate-Peppermint Cupcakes

Chocolate cake with a filling of mint chocolate ganache. Frosted with peppermint buttercream and sprinkled with candy cane bits. An earlier prototype: mini chocolate cupcakes with mint buttercream. Decorated with chocolate peppermint bark. My cupcake army. Mwahahaha!

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