Tiramisu Cupcakes With Amaretto Mascarpone Frosting

“Tiramisu” just rings of something good to eat and these cupcakes sure do demonstrate that. I have been promising a sister, who happens to love this dessert, that I would make tiramisu for her birthday – some day! Well, that day finally came.  After pouring over all of the recipes I have collected I decided … Continue reading

Halloween Treats

Over the past few years I have posted a few Halloween treats I have made.   Below, I have included pictures and links  directing you to specific posts such as chocolate skeleton cookies, meringue bones or even some punch.  I know it is early but if you are like me I like to plan ahead … Continue reading

Cupcakes with Popcorn and Chive Blossoms

When I first read the name of this recipe I said “what” and I just had to investigate further.  Then my curiosity made me want to see what the finished cupcakes tasted like.   This recipe comes from “Cooking With Flowers” by Miche Bacher.  This book is fun, colorful and a good source if you … Continue reading

Chocolate Stout and Irish Cream Liqueur Cupcakes

This is one of the recipes in my St. Patrick’s Day file and looked like a good one to make for the upcoming  holiday.  I have already posted so many recipes such as Corned Beef and Cabbage, Slow Cooker Reuben Dip, Corned Beef Hash, Reuben Crescent Rolls, Irish Coffee, Reuben Panini, Reuben Breakfast Casserole, Palmiers Appetizers , … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes with a Chocolate Frosting

I first became interested in adding bacon to baked goods when I saw a class was being offered by Zingerman’s here where I live which consisted of making peppered bacon farm bread, bacon cheddar scones and bacon pecan sandy cookies.  I have not taken this class yet but decided to look into what else you could do … Continue reading

Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream Frosting

This is my first post using my new primary domain, cookingwithauntjuju.com. I bought a colorful theme which is bright and cheerful and a few months ago I also invested  in a fancy Nikon camera.  I needed a change after almost 2 years and 600 posts later. Originally, the site was for personal use to get all my recipes … Continue reading

Cupcakes, Cupcakes and More Cupcakes

Well, I have switched my interests from baking cakes to baking cupcakes.  What fun – in a weeks time I attended two cupcake classes; one given by Sur La Table (a fabulous cooking store with an attached kitchen) with a sister and another at Zingerman’s Bakery with some other family members.  As Martha Stewart says “this is … Continue reading

King Arthur Flour Mardi Gras Cupcakes

For over 30 years I have made just cakes, and a lot of them.  In the past few years the latest trend has been cupcakes; I have collected numerous recipes, books, magazines – you would not believe how many recipes I have.   Finally I made my first cupcake with a granddaughter and I think I … Continue reading