Category Archives: cupcake

Fudgee-O Cupcakes

It seems like birthday baking is a popular theme here lately on BS’ in the Kitchen, not too long ago we made the Pink Ombre Rose Cake and now we bring you some rich, fudgey, chocolately cupcakes inspired by Fudgee-O cookies! The good man who received these cupcakes loves chocolate chip cookies, among a few other things, but when I found out that he also loves Fudgee-O cookies, I knew a Fudgee-O Cookie Cupcake would have to make an appearance for his birthday! And to my surprise, it looks like there aren’t too many Fudgee-O cupcake recipes out there in the food blogger world, so I really hope you all enjoy this recipe, so let’s get to it! Continue reading

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The Beer Buddy Cupcake as featured on CTV Morning Live Saskatoon

If you’ve been following our Facebook Page, you might know that we’ve been asked by CTV Morning Live Saskatoon (a local news station in our city) to come on air to do a cooking segment. When Bob & I got the news we were pretty excited and started racking our brains for what we could make under their requested theme of “Grey Cup Party”. We knew we should stick to our classics with Bob covering the grilled cheese front and myself, tackling the cupcakes. But my brain had a bit of a “food block” – how can you make a cupcake appropriate for a football party?? Now here was my thought pattern: football…party…manly men yelling at a TV…beer….pretzels...okay, now let’s combine them into something sweet, salty and decadent: The Beer Buddy Cupcake – a beer infused chocolate cupcake topped with a Salted Caramel Buttercream and garnished with pretzels. Voila! Game day appropriate cupcakes! Now let’s get to the recipe…

**Watch us make these Beer Buddy Cupcakes & Bob’s Loaded Nacho Grilled Cheese on LIVE TV!**

BS’ in the Kitchen on CTV Morning Live

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Bridal Shower Vanilla Confetti Cupcakes

This summer has definitely been the summer of weddings  - and especially August with a wedding/wedding event every single weekend. Two of my good friends, Lauren and Jerrod, got married this weekend at our family acreage. It was definitely a special wedding! For Lauren’s bridal shower, I was assigned to cupcake duty and chose to make Lauren’s favourite flavour: Vanilla Confetti Cupcakes. These little babies are cute to the sight and delightful to the taste with bold, rich vanilla flavours, so let’s get to the recipe! Continue reading

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Fruit Loop Cupcakes

While lots of dessert trends seem to come and go, I think cupcakes are just one of those things that will stick around forever (like the Little Black Dress of the baking world). After rave reviews of my Dr. Pepper Cupcakes,  Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes & Mancakes (bacon chocolate cupcakes) from BS’ers, I decided to continue on the trend of non-traditional, brand-name treats inspired cupcakes and made these Fruit Loop Cupcakes! These little babies have a sweet, fruity-tuity touch to them and bring back tons of childhood memories. Let’s get to the recipe…. Continue reading

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes

One of my good, long-term friends recently celebrated his 26th birthday so I decided that I should make him some special cupcakes. While he originally requested Mancakes, I had just made them so I wanted to make something a bit different. So with a recent suggestion from another friend, we decided that Cinnamon Toast Crunch cupcakes would be equally as awesome! Let me tell you – these little babies are packed FULL of flavour and actually taste like the childhood favourite cereal. So go ahead and make these babies – I double dog dare ya’ too! Continue reading

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Special Delivery From Crave Cupcakes Saskatoon for Valentine’s Day

So I have to admit – this was probably one of the best surprises I’ve received in a long time – if not the best surprise I’ve ever recieved! What is the surprise you ask? While at work this week, I got called to the front desk and waiting for me was a gift from Crave Cupcakes. Now, this wasn’t just a cupcake or two… no it was a whole loot from Crave with all their Valentine’s Day goodies. I was so pumped to get these home and sample them! Before you even finish reading this post to see what we all go – if you live in Calgary, Edmonton or Saskatoon RUN (and fast) to your nearest crave and get their chocolate tart…. why are you still reading?? I said RUN!!! Continue reading

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Mancakes | Saskatoon C95 Bachelor Bacon Chocolate Cupcakes

So I guess the cat is out of the bag… I’ve been selected to participate on C95′s (a local radio station) version of The Bachelor as one of their lucky five bachelorettes. I was trying to think of something creative and delicious and yet a bit different to bring for my first in-station interview. So I decided what is a better way to a guy’s heart but food – specifically bacon and chocolate. Thus my invention of the Mancake. I figure the word ‘cupcake’ is a bit too girly and doesn’t perfectly describe a cupcake that combines chocolate and candied bacon – thus the word Mancake was born. Continue reading

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Best Red Velvet Cake or Cupcakes Recipe

Red velvet is one of my favourite cakes. Everyone thinks it’s really fancy, but let’s get real here – it’s super easy. Just think of it as a mellowed chocolate cake with some kick (all thanks to our buddy vinegar). In the past, I religiously used the Magnolia Bakery Red Velvet cake from their great cookbook, but found it to be a tad dry and dense, so I decided to switch it this time to Chef Cake Man Raven‘s Red Velvet Cake recipe. WOW. I’m happy I switched! These cupcakes were perfectly moist, melt in your mouth delicious and nice and light. Continue reading
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Happy Birthday Cupcakes

A running/work friend recently asked me to make cupcakes for her little man’s 2nd birthday and these little bright babies were the result. What speaks more to a 2nd birthday – bright, bright colors of course! This recipe is also fairly basic so it’s a good recipe for anyone on the go. So let’s get to the recipe and together say: Happy Birthday Little Man. Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Everyone knows it’s fall when you see a surge of zucchini recipes around Foodgawker, TasteSpottings, Pinterest & other foodie gathering spots. Chocolate Zucchini bread is one of my long term favourites – perfectly moist, perfectly chocolately, perfectly awesome. Continue reading

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