The first major party I hosted was in the Summer of 2006. It was a welcome back party for my sister, and I was going all out with the menu. This was at the peak of the cupcake craze, and I decided to serve three types of cupcakes. One of the cupcakes I was considering were these blueberry cupcakes. However, they didn't make the cut.
Fast forward four years and I click over to Epicurious and am met by a blast from the past — the blueberry cupcakes! With July and our blueberry month coming to an end, I took it as a sign and made them.
Now I'm telling you: these cupcakes are delicious! They're perfectly balanced, sweet but not overly so, with a hint of lemon adding a delightful tartness. The frosting is a rich maple buttercream that pairs well with the fluffy moist cake. If you need a special dessert, consider these cupcakes. Here's the recipe.