Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

“I want to make strawberry lemonade cupcakes”

“Strawberry lemon…ade? That’s an awfully long name, why can’t they be strawberry lemon cupcakes?”

Since I went and bought cupcake liners, I decided I had to bake cupcakes one more time before I move out and before finals really start. So I used the cupcake recipe from Love and Olive Oil and the Buttercream from How Sweet Eats with a few tweaks of course. So I ended up making lemon cupcakes with a strawberry-lemon buttercream frosting. The cupcakes were not very lemony – just a very slight hint so feel free to add more lemon juice!



Maple Bacon Cupcakes

It is true, I jumped on the sweet and savory bandwagon combo of bacon goes well with everything. So, I really hate baking. There’s no instant gratification and I get sick of sweets fast. I probably also hate baking because it just never comes out right and I feel like I can’t “wing it” as much. So when Michelle asked me to bake a cake for Marcus’s birthday potluck, I said no because I’m not that great of a baker. But after much thought, I decided to attempt some cupcakes instead! I used this recipe from Vanilla Garlic with very very slight modifications.