The Humble Vanilla Cupcake

A happy Thursday everyone!

Summer is upon us, the days are getting longer, and the air is getting humid(-er?). I spent the morning whipping up a batch of vanilla cupcakes. Comfortable, wholesome, make-you-want-to-cozy-up vanilla cupcakes.

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Fallen Frosting

Blasted little fiends these are!! But I love them.

A shout out to my beautiful friend, whose birthday we celebrated with red velvet cupcakes with fallen cream cheese frosting.

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Maira Turns 1!

Whew! A hundred and twenty times, whew!! This event was my first ever mass-bake, and boy, I’ll tell you, cupcakes are not the sweet little tidbits that they pretend to be. My cousin and I came together to make these cupcakes for my 1-year-old niece’s birthday party. We decided on an assortment of regular and mini vanilla cupcakes decorated in pastel shades of Swiss Meringue buttercream. I think it’s safe to say that we made the right call.

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