Dulce de Leche Cupcakes

October 27, 2010 at 6:06 am (Caramel, Chocolate, Cupcakes, Dulce de Leche)

So I wanted to make something with caramel in it because after the last chocolate-chocolate extravaganza I was craving something a little different.  So I decided to do dulce de leche since a) I’d been wanting to try making it and b) caramel-y things are yummy ^^

Unfortunately I couldn’t find just one recipe that worked – so I used one for the base and one for the frosting.  I also made the dulce de leche from scratch as well as buying some from Whole Foods, just in case.

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Chocolate Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes with a Chocolate Ganache

October 4, 2010 at 4:23 am (Chocolate, Cupcakes)

I decided it was time for a nice decadent chocolate cupcake – plus I wanted to make my favorite chocolate mousse again and I thought turning it into a filled cupcake would be really delicious.  My biggest concern was whether or not the chocolate cupcake itself would be moist and delicious enough to pair with the mousse.

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