Caramel Frappucino Cupcakes Birthday cupcakes are one of my favorite things to make because I get to adapt my friends' favorite flavors and use a little creativity to make cute birthday treats. For Alyssa, she named things like mocha, caramel, and cinnamon, so the wheels in my head started turning. I recently made delicious mocha cupcakes, but I wanted to make sure to kick it up a notch -- can't make the same thing twice when you have a baking blog! Thus, caramel frappucino cupcakes -- mocha cake, whipped cream frosting, filled and drizzled with homemade caramel sauce.I first saw these cupcakes over at Grin and Bake It, but I wanted some more caramel worked in other than just a light drizzle, so I took out a chunk of cake, filled it with caramel, and hid the evidence with a thin slice of cake. You can get away with this mound of sweet caramel because the frosting is super light and balances the chocolate and caramel nicely. Turns out this is Alyssa's favorite kind of frosting too -- it's nice how things just work out like that sometimes.I went into Starbucks to offer to buy some of their frappucino cups for a fun way to store these cupcakes, but turns out that's against company policy, and I just don't have the cash or room in my
Caramel Frappucino Cupcakes
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So cute! Oreos, candy corn, whoppers, peanut butter cup, frosting, and black sprinkles for the center of the eye!
This recipe came to me in a dream. I woke up salivating, craving creamy and crunchy stuffed Brussels sprouts. I had wondered if I read it somewhere so I spent a few hours Googling. Nope. This was divine intervention. They Gods brought me some nocturnal inspiration and wanted me to share this recipe with the masses.
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