Have you ever wondered how to make a signature dish at one of your favorite restaurants? Well, get excited because our new video series, Get the Dish, teaches you how it's done! When it comes to cupcakes, there's nothing like Magnolia's classic vanilla cupcake. It's the treat that started the cupcake craze — so we went inside their bakery in LA to learn the technique to making perfectly delicious cupcakes. Watch the video now and see how it's done.
Although it's almost the end of Summer, we aren't ready to give up our beloved berries just yet. Thus, for the next two weeks, we'll be devoting our attention to perfectly pink raspberries. To kick off the fun, I made these amazing cupcakes. Basically they are a vanilla cupcake filled with lemon curd and topped with a whipped raspberry frosting. It's a somewhat laborious process, but the final cupcake is worth it. I advise serving them at something like a bridal shower or birthday party — everyone's praises of how delicious they are will make you happy that you tried out the recipe. Learn how it's done after the break.
For FabSugar and my Twister party, I'm going to get creative with the dessert. My first instinct was to serve something twisted, but then I thought it's more fun to offer a sweet inspired by the Twister mat.
Thus, I'm going to take this recipe for classic vanilla-on-vanilla cupcakes and make mini cupcakes. Then, I'll divide the vanilla buttercream into four bowls and tint each one a different color: red, blue, green, and yellow.
I'll arrange the mini cupcakes on a white platter in the same pattern that the dots are on a Twister board! To look at the basic vanilla cupcake recipe I'm using, read more