Chili Mocha Cupcakes

Baker Bettie Cakes, Cupcakes, Sweets 1 Comment

Chili mocha cupcakes start with a rich chocolate cake spiced with cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, and cinnamon! They are then topped with an espresso buttercream and a sprinkle of cayenne for a little extra spice!  I’m a pretty simple coffee drinker. I usually like a strong black cup or sometimes an americano. But every once in a while I like to indulge in a “fancy” coffee drink. My best friend once told me, “I always get a mocha on my birthday. Everyone deserves a mocha on their birthday!” She is SO right! Everyone DOES deserve a mocha on their birthday! …

Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Baker Bettie Cakes, Cupcakes, Halloween, Holidays, Sweets 3 Comments

Intensely chocolate peanut butter cup stuffed cupcakes topped with dark chocolate frosting. The cake is tender and rich and will become your favorite easy chocolate cake recipe with all cocoa powder and no need for melted chocolate! You guys. I am swimming in cupcakes, tart, cheesecake, and cookies over here at Baker Bettie headquarters! They are everywhere. It feels like the best dream and a nightmare all at the same time. I came to the realization this weekend that I need to hire someone to work for me. Someone whose job it is to eat/take away everything I bake all …

Classic White Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Basic Recipes, Cakes, Cupcakes, Sweets 23 Comments

Learn how to make perfect classic white cupcakes with the most silky smooth flour buttercream. Leave pure white or top with pretty sprinkles!  I made these cupcakes as some kind of peace offering. Both to myself and to cupcakes. It was an attempt to reconcile our differences and mend our relationship. Let me back up for a minute. If you’ve followed Baker Bettie for some time, it is no secret that cupcakes aren’t exactly my thing. That may be putting it a bit too nicely, but I really don’t want to offend the cupcake lovers out there. Because I know …