Green Tea Pomegranate Cupcakes

November 20, 2010 at 4:19 am (Cupcakes, Matcha, Pomegranate)

So pomegranates are finally in season – and actually looking good and not just finally on the shelves.  So I decided to make that recipe that inspired me all the way back when I started my baking adventures.  So I returned to the Pomegranate Green Tea Cupcakes from chockylit.  I used the same green tea cupcake recipe as I did on round 1, and while I was inspired by chockylit’s frosting I ended up being a bit squicked by the uncooked egg-whites as a foam thing and made a somewhat soupy cream cheese frosting instead.

 

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Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Brownies

November 13, 2010 at 4:02 am (Brownies)

This time around I was looking for something simple but rich and delicious.  These cheesecake swirl brownies from Ooh, Look… caught my eye.  I’ve converted the ingredients below for a more American and measuring cup prone audience.  🙂

 

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Halloween Cupcakes

November 1, 2010 at 3:36 am (Cream Cheese, Cupcakes, Pumpkin)

Alright.  So once again I’ve failed at the whole keeping-up-with-the-blog thing.  However, I’m not skipping any recipes this time – so back to Halloween!
I wanted to make halloween themed cupcakes this year but I didn’t want to do them the week before since it was a Sunday – so Monday-after Halloween Cupcakes it was!  In typical fall fashion I wanted a nice pumpkin cupcake, with a decadant cream cheese frosting that could be topped with a tiny witch’s hat.
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