Tag Archives: Vanilla

Vanilla birthday cake with chocolate fudge filling

Vanilla cake with chocolate fudge filling

Vanilla cake with chocolate fudge filling

Now it was my daughter’s turn to blow out her birthday candle. She turned 6! Here’s the other mini cake I decorated just for her. We are still home with all the crazy winter weather.  Continue reading

Vanilla birthday cake with butterscotch pudding filling

Vanilla Birthday Cake with Butterscotch Pudding Filling

Vanilla Birthday Cake with Butterscotch Pudding Filling

My sweet boy turned 3 yesterday. And with the ice storm that we’ve experienced this week, I wanted to make his day a bit special by making a little cake for him. Continue reading

Nothing goes to waste in the cupcake world


What to do with leftover filling, the carved center of the cupcakes or extra frosting? Of course eat it!
Nothing in my house goes to waste. I have small ramekins that make the perfect treat.  Continue reading

Vanilla Buttercream

This is by far the best buttercream icing I’ve ever had. It’s creamy, delicious and it melts in your mouth.

Try it for yourself. You’re welcome! 🙂

1/2 cup (1 stick or 8 tbsp) unsalted butter
4-6 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract

In a large mixing bowl place the butter. Add 2 cups of sugar, milk and vanilla. On medium speed of an electric mixer, best until smooth. Keep adding 2 cups of sugar at a time and beat well.
It should be a nice creamy consistency and thick enough for spreading.

Add food coloring for fun decorating. Make sure to mix well and scrape the sides of the bowl while mixing to make sure the food coloring is well incorporated.

You may store unused icing in air-tight container for up to 3 days.

It makes enough to decorate 12 cupcakes.


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