Thursday, January 27, 2011

Gourmet Cupcakes!

Cupcakes aren't just for kids!! Add a little bit of gourmet flavor, alcohol soak, and a fancy garnish and you have a dessert that's great for any adult.

These dark chocolate fudge cupcakes are flavored with a Cointreau syrup and then topped with an orange infused dark chocolate ganache.  Candied orange zest makes the perfect garnish to top off these cakes!

Here's a twist on a southern favorite -  pralines!  White cake is flavored with a bourbon simple syrup and topped off with homemade praline buttercream. 

Who doesn't love s'mores?? Here's an adult-friendly version of a kid favorite!  Graham cracker cake is filled with a chocolate marshmallow fudge and then topped with toasty marshmallow meringue.


Cupcakes can make a great gift, too! Place them in a cupcake box, label the cakes with flavor descriptions, and decorate the box.  Everyone loves to receive homemade goodies!!


3 comments:

  1. so good at what you do...come back home, I missed seeing ya'll when you were here!!

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  2. Every time I look at this stuff, I get so hungry! Looks delicious!

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  3. Wished we lived closer so I could get my cupcake fix from you!! They all look delicious!

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