Cupcakes for your Weekend

Today my goal is to be productive. For me, that generally means cleaning, working on design projects, trying to plan ahead for the week and blogging. So far today Luke and I have made a great french toast breakfast, started planning what to pack for our friend Becca's wedding (we leave Wednesday), cleaned the bathrooms, put away clothes, and continued the ongoing process of sorting through things to get rid of before our move.

I have to head in to work later, too, so today I thought I'd share what's been going on in the bakery these days. I've been trying to get more creative with the cupcake recipes I attempt along with developing my own. Many times I gather ideas from Cupcake Project, Cupcake BakeshopPinterest, even the bakery's farm fresh deliveries and go from there. In the past week I've made a few I thought were worth sharing.

 

Lemongrass Cupcake with Homemade Raspberry Filling (original recipe, inspired by fresh lemongrass from Fresh from the Farms)

 

Snickerdoodle Cupcake with Cinnamon Penuche Frosting (recipe found here)

 

Blueberry Cobbler Cupcakes with Homemade Compote (original recipe, inspired by fresh blueberries from Fresh from the Farms)

 

Millionaire's Shortbread Cupcake with Homemade Salted Caramel and Ganache (original recipe, inspired by this photo on Pinterest)

 

Sorry about the last image, it was taken on a cell phone. The Millionaire's Shortbread cupcake was definitely the favorite in the shop. They must have looked enticing because they were all sold before 3pm! I think my personal favorite was the Lemongrass--it was so light, refreshing, and completely different. You all know my obsession with lemongrass!

Well, I don't want to lose steam, so I'm going to continue attacking my to-do list. Let's be honest, though, I don't really have a to-do lists...but if I did, I'd be checking off "attack big piles of laundry" in just a little while here. Have a great weekend! 

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