Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes with a Cream Cheese Frosting

Summer! It’s summer in New York City. Which means that I want to eat my weight in fruit every day, and citrus becomes my kryptonite. It means other things too, but those are the most important. So, in honor of citrus and fruit, I give you, lemon blueberry cupcakes, with my favorite frosting ever, cream cheese frosting….

Lime Cupcakes with Mint Mojito Frosting

So I have to admit something. In a previous post you might have read about my obsession with basil, and I am not ashamed to admit that it’s only one of my ingredient obsessions. Another is lime (and then there’s black beans, and mandarin oranges, and arugula, and fresh raspberries, etc etc etc…) – and…

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon or Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes were my de facto holiday cupcakes – I made them for a work holiday party in December, and then for New Year’s Day (my Dad’s birthday) in January of this year. I will also likely be making these (with pure VT maple syrup for the frosting) for my friend’s wedding in September! I…

Lemon Basil Cupcakes with Basil Buttercream Frosting

One of my favorite things to eat in the entire world is basil. I love it – I infuse it into simple syrup and teas, I add it to pastas and wraps, I’ve made ice cream with it (more on that in a later post!), and I have now started baking with it. I unfortunately…