Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream

These are pumpkin cupcakes frosted with maple buttercream. Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe Pre Heat: 350 Degrees Makes: 24 Cupcakes Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Softened Butter 3 Eggs 1 1/2 Cups of sugar 1 can of Pumpkin 3 Cups of flour 1 Cup of Buttermilk 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Ginger 1/4 Teaspoon All Spice 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt Directions: Beat sugar and butter with mixer for 2 minutes. AddRead more

Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt

I know this isn’t a cake, but it is a delicious treat. I made the mixed berry frozen yogurt with my new ice cream maker I received for my bridal shower. Here is the recipe: 2 Cups of thawed or fresh berries (strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, any kind of berry works) 3/4 Cups of Milk 4 Cups of non-fat plain yogurt (low-fat or regular will work) 1/3 Cup of sugar 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract Puree berries in a foodRead more

Buttercream Frosting

This is my favorite buttercream frosting. I have experimented with a bunch of different buttercream recipes and this seems to taste the best. I have adapted it from the Wilton buttercream recipe that we were given in Course 1 Discover Cake Decorating at Michaels. Ingredients: 1/2 Cup of shortening (I like to use the pre-measured crisco shortening bars) 1/2 Cup of butter 2 Tablespoons of water 1/2 Teaspoon of Vanilla Flavoring 1/4 Teaspoon of Butter Flavoring 1/4 Teaspoon of AlmondRead more