Archive for November, 2009

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Twilight’s New Moon: Love at First Bite Cupcakes

This is for all the Twilighters out there!!  Sink your teeth into the sweeter side of Twilight with Crumbs‘ vampire-themed cupcakes. With the premiere of New Moon last night and the movie just a few days away, fans can celebrate by engaging in these bloody delights. The Love at First Bite cupcake is cherry-pie-stuffed chocolate […]

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Starry Christmas CupCake Recipe

These pretty cupcakes are just the thing to get you in the festive mood and the fruity buns are much lighter than traditional Christmas fruitcakes.  Make the fondant stars the day before to let them firm up.  If you can’t find blue fondant icing, add a few drops of blue food coloring to white fondant […]

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Pear and Cranberry Christmas CupCake Recipe

Pears and cranberries are classic seasonal Christmas fruits and nowhere better than in these moist, lightly spiced cupcakes topped with a luscious brandy butter.  If you’re baking the cupcakes for people who don’t like the taste of brandy, substitute milk for the brandy and add 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract. Ingredients: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, […]

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Spinach & Pine Nut Muffins – Cupcake Recipe

This is a wonderful Mediterranean combination and an ideal lunchtime treat. 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour pinch of salt 1 tbsp. baking powder 2 tbsp. superfine sugar 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1 1/4 cups milk 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 lightly beaten egg 1 cup chopped cooked spinach 1/2 cup (3 1/2 oz) pine nuts Preheat […]

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Pumpkin & Ginger Muffin CupCake Recipe

These muffins are a delicious fall treat.  If you can’t find fresh pumpkin, then use canned pumpkin. 2 2/3 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1 tbsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. ground cloves 1 tsp. ground ginger pinch of salt 1 lightly beaten egg 1/2 cup pureed pumpkin, […]