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Bleeding Heart Cupcakes

Funny thing about recipe development, sometimes it goes horribly wrong. For the sake of transparency, I have shared my past cooking disasters with you. I am giving you the stink-eye, Butter Macadamia Truffles! My journey with The Frosted Petticoat has been one of growth and learning. The website is a little microcosm of life, one would say. And like in real life, on my site I am honest to a fault. That is why I quit my day job as a trial attorney to pursue food. How does your client plead, guilty or not guilty? Me: Eeehhh? Not guilty? *shrugging shoulders*. …

Wildberry Woodland Cupcakes-13458

Wildberry Woodland Cupcakes

If you happen to be in the general Austin, Texas region then there is a group of vendors that you need to know about! This event planning, photography, vintage rental, venue team is the absolute best in the nation. Every single time I’m sent an event by them, I’m blown away. Well, today we have a special treat from this talent team. One of it’s members is having a baby! Yay! Photographer Amy Gawlik celebrated the upcoming birth of her munchkin with a perfectly themed camp baby shower. Everything from the DIY trail-mix with woodland themed ingredients, picnic tables to …

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Retro Cream Soda Cupcakes

Looking for a modern take on a classic theme?  Then you’re going to dig today’s fun stylized shoot.  Showing off the yummy Cupcake Libations’ wonderful treats, this birthday celebration combines the best of retro soda shop goodness with the crisp lines of a modern fete.  From candy favorites to a dramatically modern (yet fun!) take on a birthday cake, it can serve as a great example of party planning ideas.  We were so inspired by the shoot, we came up with our own version of a recipe that would fit in perfectly with this shindig… Retro Cream Soda Cupcakes!  Enjoy! RETRO …

Spiked Funfetti Cupcake-13963

Spiked Funfetti Cupcake

If you have ever had a birthday, which it is probably safe to assume, then you are likely acquainted with Funfetti. You know, that boldly speckled vanilla cake that is a staple for celebrating the day of your birth. What you probably do not know is that Funfetti dates back to the Medieval era. Legend has it that a rural baker in Wales accidentally poured a batch of sugared berries into the bread dough he was mixing. Not wanting to waste the precious food, he baked up the batter and served the Frankenstein bread at supper, which also happened to be …