Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla-Almond Buttercream Frosting

It’s always an exciting day when cupcakes are involved! Especially homemade, classic vanilla ones with a hefty helping of vanilla-almond buttercream frosting on top! Sometimes I have cake duty in the family– or cupcake duty. These are for a birthday party for my nieces! You really can’t go wrong with vanilla cupcakes. And, yes, if…

Traditional Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Unfortunately, I don’t have the pleasure of baking something everyday. Trust me, if I could, I most definitely would. To be honest, we’re still trying to get through the very last of those Choc-o-holic Chocolate Brownies and Chipper Pumpkin Muffins! I did, however, have a chance to make three, count ’em, (three!) cakes to celebrate…

Favorite Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate frosting is a favorite and a staple, I might add. Wonderful on anything– brownies, white cakes, yellow cakes, chocolate cakes, a spoon, the list goes on and on. This recipe makes a lot, but you can halve it if you would like. Kind of like with those Choc-o-holic Chocolate Brownies? Hmm? Frost it on anything…