Chocolate Espresso Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again and again: A cupcake is the perfect food.  It’s compact, portable, portion controlled by design, and, in a pinch, it’s breakfast!  I mean, it has wheat AND dairy, just like a bowl of cereal!  You’re welcome 😉  And here, I’m adding a legume topping: Peanut butter frosting!   Get on board with my new food pyramid.  The view is great from the top! (Read more…)

Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

cream filled chocolate cupcakes top view

Were you one of those kids who loved Hostess Cupcakes?  You know the ones, the dark chocolate cupcakes with that yummy white cream filling and the adorable white squiggle on top?  Maybe your mom even put one in your lunchbox from time to time.  Maybe you didn’t have a Korean mom who put things (dried things with tentacles) in your lunchbox that no one in their right mind would ever trade for a delicious cream filled chocolate cupcake.   Okay, that spiraled quickly.  That’s a therapy moment.  Anyway!  Who likes chocolate cream-filled cupcakes? Raise your hand!  I can’t see you, this is the Interweb.  Put your hand down, weirdo.  Let’s go make some cupcakes!! (Read more…)