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Banana Cupcakes with Brown Buttercream

I know, I know! It’s been a few weeks. What can I say? I was enjoying the spring weather, taking a quick trip to Orlando, and celebrating a lot of birthdays!

Banana CupcakesFrom about the end of March through the beginning of July there are A LOT of birthdays in my world. Friends and family. Kids and adults. I did a little baking for the occasions. Including these cupcakes for the April birthday of my Uncle.

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Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Happy fourth of July week. Because the holiday falls on a Wednesday it does nothing more than break up my week in an odd way. It’s always nicer for it to be on a Monday or Friday. Built in 3 day weekend.

Cupcakes are fun for a holiday and these could be dressed up with red, white and blue wrappers or sprinkles to make them festive. Clearly I made these a few weeks back, as my yard appears green and lush. Right now it is mostly brown and crispy due to a large lack of rain.

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Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with Cherry Buttercream

It’s my SIL’s birthday today so I made her these delicious cupcakes. Gotta fatten her up! (Just teasing, T!) Happy Birthday! Can you feel the love?

I stuck to regular sized cupcakes instead of jumbo ones for this batch. That makes them ‘light’ cupcakes, right?

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Blue Velvet Cupcake with Bacon Buttercream Icing

I am not a fan of red velvet cake. Don’t judge me.

The first time I had it was in my twenty’s after I moved to the south and the cake in question was made with several ounces of red food coloring and lots of Miracle Whip. Ewww.. . it was not good.  I was not familiar with the red velvet cake or people’s deep love of it and that cake made me wonder why anyone ever loved that red mess of a cake. It put me off of red velvet from the start.

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