Almond-Vanilla Cupcakes!

Valentine's Day Dessert #5

Two of our very good friends founded an inspiring company called “Dulcet Creative.” If you haven’t checked them out, you should! From their inspiring DIY projects and lifestyle photography, to their creative flair and eye for fine details, this female duo inspires us daily!

We had the honor of being featured on Dulcet Creative’s blog with a recipe using one of our mixes! See below for the recipe and directions.

... And because they are so pretty and perfectly themed for Valentine’s Day, we decided to make them

#5 of our “10 Desserts of Valentine’s Day!”

 

Give these babies a try and indulge your visual senses by checking out:

www.dulcetcreative.com  

Ingredients:

Cupcakes:

(Follow the recipe directions on the back of the mix)

  • Dash of Almond Extract (1/8 tsp. approximately)

Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) vegan or traditional butter, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • Dash of almond extract
  • Splash milk (dairy or non-dairy)

 

Directions:

Cupcakes:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners. Add softened butter to a large mixing bowl and cream with a mixer. Add the cake mix, dairy or non-dairy milk, egg (or vinegar), and almond extract and beat until well combined and fluffy.

Frosting:
Add softened butter to a large mixing bowl and cream with a mixer. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, almond extract and milk and beat until fluffy- about 2 minutes. Frost your cupcakes using a an off-set knife, spatula, or use a large freezer bag to create your own “piping” bag.

 

ENJOY :)