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Centers of vanilla cupcakes are hollowed out and filled with banana pudding, then topped with whipped cream, and ga...

  • 12 vanilla cupcakes, prepared and cooled
  • 1 (4-serving size) box vanilla instant pudding mix, or can use sugar free fat free white chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1 drop yellow liquid food color
  • 1 small banana, diced small
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 6 tablespoons confectioners powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Mini vanilla wafers
  • Additional slices of banana for garnish, optional
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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These Reese’s Cupcakes are a chocolate and peanut butter lover's dream! A surprise inside on the bottom of each c...

  • FROSTING:
  • 1 box Devil’s Food Cake Mix, plus ingredients on box
  • 18 regular size peanut butter cups
  • 1 box Reese’s Pieces
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
4.3/5 (41 Votes)

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These are adorable, edible Easter decorations! Make them the centerpiece on your table, stage on a drinks/dessert t...

  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box white cake mix, baked into 12 cupcakes according to package directions
  • 1/2 (16-ounce) jar chocolate frosting
  • 1/3 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag white candy melts
  • Red gel food coloring
  • 12 plain donut holes
  • 12 mini marshmallows
  • 1 1/3 cups sweetened fine shredded coconut
4.6/5 (13 Votes)

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Peach filled peach cake topped with creamy peach frosting

  • PEACH CUPCAKES:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh peach puree *see below
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • FRESH PEACH PUREE & FILLING:
  • 3 cups sliced fresh white peaches
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon all-spice
  • PEACHES N’ CREAM FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons fresh peach puree, strained
  • 6 ounces cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 ouncse cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pound powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • FOR ASSEMBLY:
  • Wilton Harvest Peach Food Coloring Gel
  • Wilton 1M piping tip & disposable bag
4.4/5 (33 Votes)

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Raspberries and Rose wine join together to make these delicious cup cake perfect for brunch or baby showers

  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup rosé wine
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 egg whites
  • 5 drops liquid red food color
  • 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup rosé wine
  • Fresh raspberries
4.2/5 (40 Votes)

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It's recommended you use a good-quality, tart raspberry preserve to offset the sweetness of the cream cheese frosti...

  • VANILLA BEAN CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free graham cracker or ginger spice cookie crumbs, such as Pamela's Gluten-Free Spicy Ginger Snaps
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 sticks (1-cup) butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla bean paste
  • 2 2/3 cups gluten-free all-purpose baking mix
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups raspberry preserves
  • Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting, recipe follows
  • Raspberry Coulis, recipe follows
  • 1 pound cream cheese , softened
  • 4 tablespoons (1/4-cup) butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • RASPBERRY COULIS:
  • 12 ounces fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:
  • Piping bag fitted with an 847 star tip
4.4/5 (31 Votes)

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These are fun to make with children for special events and parties

  • CREAMY WHITE FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup red candy coating disks
  • Semisweet chocolate pieces, in sizes you'll want for the decorations
  • Black food writing pen
  • 1 recipe creamy white frosting, see recipe below
  • Green gel food coloring
  • 18 (2-1/2-inch) cupcakes in paper bake cups, any flavor
  • Tiny yellow candies or sprinkles
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar, about 4 cups
  • 3 tablespoons milk
4.6/5 (11 Votes)

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These will leave you speechless! There are 3 levels of lemon flavor that combine to deliver the perfect balance of...

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (1/2-stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoon limoncello
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup lemon Juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • LEMON CURD:
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg and 1 egg yolk
  • CREAM CHEESE LIMONCELLO FROSTING:
  • 2 ounces (1/2-stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temp.
  • 1 tablespoon limoncello
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
4.3/5 (39 Votes)

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These beautiful strawberry cupcakes are so simple to make! They're the perfect choice for Valentine's Day, Easter, ...

  • FROSTING:
  • 1 pound strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 (18.25-ounce) box white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Reserved strawberry puree
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red food coloring
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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Red velvet cupcakes and cream cheese frosting topped with a fresh strawberry make any celebration a party

  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 box 1 box red velvet cake
  • 3 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup melted butter, cooled
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup strawberries, pureed in the blender
  • 1/4 cup 1/4 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup 2/3 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 1/2 cups 3 to 4 1/2 cups powered sugar
  • Extra strawberries for decoration
4.4/5 (26 Votes)

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These Lemon Lavender Cupcakes are so light and fresh in flavor and will have your taste buds dying for spring!

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest (from 3 lemons)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • LEMON CURD:
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces, cold
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-grated lemon zest
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, chilled
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender buds
4.4/5 (28 Votes)

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Feeling down and out? These mint chocolate chip cupcakes are a sure cure! If you don't have Andes mint candies you ...

  • CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, plus 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup of crushed Andes
  • Makes 3 cups
4.5/5 (18 Votes)

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