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Easy Apple Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting

I wait all year for apples to be in season. Michigan apple season means a vast selection of apples to choose from and because our state is a huge apple producer, it means usually you can get many pounds for not many dollars. Always a plus.Caramel Apple CupcakesMy favorite kinds of apple? Gala, Ginger Gold, Honey Crisp. I also just had some Paula Red’s that were sweet and yummy. I usually like my apples very crispy and a little tart and tangy. Read the rest of this entry

St. Patty’s Day Vanilla Mint Cupcakes

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day. A good holiday to eat a lot or possibly drink a lot. I can’t say that I hit the green beer and Guinness these days but I do sometimes enjoy an Irish coffee and some corned beef and cabbage.

It’s Shamrock Shake season.  Several years ago Tim and I were feeling nostalgic for the minty shake we enjoyed when we were younger and we stopped at McD’s to get a couple. It had been a long time since either of us had had one.  What a let down! They were nowhere near as minty as we remembered and were too airy and foamy. What a bummer.

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Stuffed Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

It’s our niece’s birthday. Happy 16th, V!

A few lucky folks in her life may get her to share a cupcake with them.

I was tapped to make the birthday girl’s cupcakes. Several hours of my weekend were devoted to making 2 kinds of yummy cupcakes. I’ll share one today and we’ll talk about the other later.

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