Matcha Cupcakes with Chocolate ♦ Vegan, For Two

Fluffy matcha cupcakes with a delicious, creamy chocolate frosting. A combination of bitter and sweet. These cupcakes are 100% vegan and are just as good as non-vegan cupcakes. Recipe for two so no leftovers.

matcha cupcakes with chocolate ganache frosting, vegan and recipe for two

Okay, let’s get serious. I need to know this about you: Are you a matcha lover? If the answer is yes, we have to be best friends. Because I’m in L-O-V-E with matcha (ssttt.. don’t tell my bf). Matcha, aka green tea, tastes so good! In baking, it makes the perfect combination of sweet and bitter. You either hate it or love it. Obviously, I’m the latter. So today, we’re going to make VEGAN matcha cupcakes with a delicious dark chocolate ganache. Yes, the ganache is also vegan! In addition, I made this recipe for two so you don’t have to worry about binging on leftovers. Gosh, I feel so healthy now.. How about you? 😉  Read more

Single Serving Vanilla Cupcake

Easy vanilla cupcake frosted with sweet strawberry cream cheese frosting. Recipe for one.

And we’re halfway January! How are your new year’s resolutions going? Did you survive Blue Monday? (I didn’t feel like blue monday was any different than other Mondays tbh.) As you might already know, I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions. But as always, I want to focus more on the positive, less on the negative and move forward. It’s a daily resolution though. Not a NY resolution. Anyway, even though we’re just halfway the first month, I already hit a new mile stone as a blogger: I was interviewd by Deb from Beautygoddess! Just a few days after we hit January 1st, she emailed me if I was interested in an interview. Ofcourse I said yes! She also asked me to send a few snapshots so I decided to make a Beautygoddess cupcake (scroll down for the photo!). And to kill two birds with one stone, I decided make the Beautygoddess cupcake from a single serve recipe. Last week I shared single serving apple crumble. This week, it’s CUPCAKE time! Cupcake WITH frosting.

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Eggless Peanut Butter Banana Cupcakes

Soft banana cupcakes made with REAL bananas, topped with creamy and sweet peanut butter frosting. Peanut butter lovers: this is YOUR recipe. As a bonus, there are no eggs in this recipe.

It’s time for cupcakes again! Peanut butter banana cupcakes. Honestly, I should call these peanut butter cupcakes with a hint of banana, because these cupcakes are seriously peanut butter overload! If you’re a peanut butter lover, these cupcakes will be right up your alley. My boyfriend went crazy crazy crazy over these. Mind you, he’s a peanut butter addict (maybe not as addicted as my sister is though). Needless to say, if you don’t like peanuts/peanut butter you should definitely skip these, because there’s no way around the peanut butter flavor. Or you could make the banana cupcakes and make some other frosting (chocolate?) or just go for whipped cream. By the way, did I mention the cupcakes are egg-free? Read more

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Dutch style hot chocolate turned into a cupcake. Yep, I went there! Cupcakes with chocolate lava and a sweet whipped cream topping.

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Oh my gosh, I can’t believe it’s already Friday again! Time for weekend. What are your plans? We’re celebrating my sister’s birthday tomorrow. Her birthday was in July but due to our busy schedules, we couldn’t plan something until now. Adult life guys. Le sigh. Anyway, tomorrow’s a surprise for her so I won’t tell you guys what we’re going to do in case she reads this blog (probably not lol). The only thing I can tell you is it will be spooky. Maybe scary even. Okay, for my sisters it will probably mildly spooky. Me, I’ll probably pee my pants lmao. Such a scaredy cat. Not afraid to admit it. Either way, I’m happy we planned something indoors because weather’s been driving me crazy. Honestly, it’s normal Dutch weather, but the dark, rainy days don’t do much good for my mood. I must admit though, the weather did give me baking inspiration last week. Read more

Best Blueberry Frosting

Creamy, light blueberry frosting made with cream cheese using REAL blueberries. No additives. This frosting doesn’t turn rockhard in the fridge like buttercream, which makes it perfect for cupcakes or cakes you want to serve straight from the fridge. One batch is enough for 12-14 cupcakes.

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It’s getting dark outside early these days, making me feel a bit gloomy. Don’t get me wrong, I love that cosy feeling autumn and winter bring us; the holiday spirit swelling inside. Yet, I can never help feeling a bit gloomy. It makes me contemplate life (too much). “Am I doing what I should be doing?” “Do I worry too much?” “Do I have my priorities straight?” Luckily, I always have a couple of bright lights in my life for these gloomy days: family, friends and food. Naturally, I can’t see my family and friends 24/7. They have a life too. So it won’t come to you as a surprise that I’ve done quite some baking/cooking these days. And today’s one of my all time FAVORITE frostings. Honestly, I feel like it’s my best frosting so far. Read more