Tasty Tuesday – cupcakes and other deliciousness

Hello!

It’s Tasty Tuesday time!

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Don’t forget to check out Lena’s blog for other Tasty Tuesday yumminess!

I just have to share about these cupcakes!

As I mentioned yesterday, I made a TON of cupcakes to celebrate and thank the guys that have been out helping us transition to a new case management system.

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I found the recipes for both over at Sally’s Baking AddictionΒ – one of my favorite places to visit and drool over the recipes!

If you haven’t visited her yet, you are truly missing out.

Anyway, I made Ultimate Marble Cupcakes with Milk Chocolate Frosting.

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Of course, I had to Β make just a couple of changes to the recipe. I mean, I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t!

I didn’t use granulated sugar in the cupcake recipe. You guys know I’m partial to this stuff.

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I also used nonfat Greek yogurt and unsweetened vanilla almond milk in the cupcakes.

For the frosting, now THAT’s where the big change comes in.

Instead of butter, I used avocado.

Seriously.

I’ve gotten more compliments on that chocolate frosting! πŸ™‚

I also made Fudge Brownie Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Icing.

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Again, in the cupcake recipe this time, I subbed avocado for the butter and used my Demarara sugar.

Those cupcakes, though. Holy. YUM.

I used regular butter (but I buy grass fed – the Kerrygold stuff) because I didn’t think people would take kindly to green tinted frosting.

I mean,Β I would totally eat it but I was bringing these to share with my office.

I did use 100% Whole Wheat Flour instead of regular all-purpose and I used almond milk again.

That icing tastes EXACTLY like cookie dough.

I had extra and was just going to dump it and my sailor was a little disappointed. I think he wanted to bake it upΒ into cookies! Haha!

These cupcakes were a BIG hit with my office and would definitely be a big hit if you made them, too.

Next up on my baking to-do list?

Sally’s Salted Triple Caramel Cupcakes. #idie

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photo credit: Sally’s Baking Addiction

Talk to me: Cupcakes – love them or leave them? Are you a classic lover (vanilla with chocolate frosting) or do you enjoy the more “exotic” flavors?

– jennifer

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4 thoughts on “Tasty Tuesday – cupcakes and other deliciousness

  1. I just had to scroll down through your post this time, my dear friend. ‘Cos, you know, whole30 and stuff πŸ™‚
    Sorry I had to disrupt my regular Tasty Tuesday broadcasting for some special news today, will be back next week!
    Now while I was scrolling down I may or may not have seen some of those delicious cupcakes of yours.
    I will leave you know before I get extremely violent :))))

    • I hear ya! These cupcakes definitely don’t fit into the Whole 30 plan. And I saw your special news. That’s so awesome! Congratulations!! I’m really excited for you. Spinning is totally your passion. πŸ™‚

      • Thank you πŸ™‚
        You’ll have to ship me some of those cupcakes that I haven’t seen on your blog once I’m done with the program πŸ™‚

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