Monday, August 9, 2010

Cupcakes? Yes, Please!

This weekend my Aunt and Uncle and two of my cousins came to visit us. They are possibly the sweetest people ever, and I was so happy to see them again!

Being the designated family baker, I made more than a few sweet treats for our gatherings together, and this is one I thought I'd share with you!
Who doesn't like a good cupcake??
And who better to try out my new concoction than family, right? (They make the best guinea pigs.)
I introduce to you, my very own,
Over the Top Cupcakes
(They got their name from my sweet aunt who was still talking about them days later!)
They started out combining my hubby's favorite devil's food cake "recipe" with a yummy fudge cake "recipe".
(If you are wondering why I'm using quotations around words like "recipe", you must be new here. Welcome! My name is Stephanie and I have an inability to use recipes. I much prefer to invent my own - it's more fun that way!)

Then, because I wanted to do something different, I whipped up some scrumptious vanilla creme, and filled the center of each cupcake

Now, because they weren't decadent enough, I topped them with a combo of my chocolate fudge frosting and rich chocolate ganache! This right here is the reason to eat these cupcakes - yum!!!

Finish them off with some sprinkles and enjoy!

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Leigh said...

Your cupcakes both look and sound delicious!

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Becca said...

wow. i'm putting these on the to-do list immediately. thanks for sharing.

Jenglamgirl said...

MAJOR SIN! but yumo... I would be all over those. Thanks for linking Jenn

Anonymous said...

Oh my im salavating here,lol.They look so good.Thats all I would eat on the day I made them,just two and nothing else til the next day, hah.

Your jewlery is simple so gorgeous.I love your style, I love your color choices.

Resisting Perfection said...

wow, those look HEAVENLY!

Debbie~ said...

OMGoodness! 'They are to die for' looking! I can only imagine biting into one! Oh well, I'll just dream a little dream about em'! :) Thanks for sharing, I'm sure everyone enjoyed them 'ALL' to the last yummy bite! Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs

chelsea rebecca said...

OH YUM! those cupcakes look so great!!!

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PeaceLoveApplesauce said...

Those look to.die.for!

Anonymous said...

Ummmmmm I would like to know where the recipe is?????

Hazel said...

I haven't had cupcakes in forever, and these look divine!

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Debbie said...

Those look incredible! I love a cupcake with a surprise center:)

Jenn Seratt said...

I have cupcakes to make this weekend. I love the way the icing forms a little pillow on the top! Visiting from the Mad Skills party.

viewfromdownhere said...

Ok, I'm a big fan of cupcakes, and this post is making me crave one big time. AND, I love the picture of you and your little girl on your header! Found you through Chantel's Small Treasure Tuesdays, and wanted to say hi!

Holly said...

Are we going to see you on Cupcake Wars now! Yummy! Thanks for linking to Tickled Pink a couple weeks ago...I took a little (unexpected break) but I am back!

Brianna! said...

I love hidden surprises

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Terrell said...

YUMMMM That's all I have to say about that!!! :D
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Anonymous said...

Wow...that looks delicious^^ I love cupcakes.

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Christy said...

OMG! those cupcakes look amazing!

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Stephani said...

Absolutely divine!! What a perfect cupcake.

Thanks for linking up on Crafty Friday!

LambAround said...

I'm very tempted to make these indulgent, sugary cupcakes for work on Monday. Is it wrong to bring something like this to a dental office?? ;)

Kristi Flanagan said...

Those sound like they are to die for! Yum - where is the recipe girlfriend? I know, you are being thoughtful and trying to keep me slim, right?

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Val said...

Drool, Cupcakes are my weakness.

Anonymous said...

These cupcakes look delish!!! Im a sucker for a good chocolate cupcake. Thanks for linking up!