Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes
Here's a little secret: I'm known by my co-workers as Bubbly Muse. What can I say-I have a penchant for champagne!
Of course, my favorite way to consume champagne is straight up in a frosted flute, but I've been known to throw a little in pasta sauce or use a bit to deglaze a pan. It just gives any dish an extra boost of yum.
I've never baked with champagne, though. I wasn't even sure if it would work. But I wanted to make something extra special for all the moms (or in my case, mum) out there, so I figured I'd give it a go.
I decided to make a batch of deliciously fluffy, ever so airy cupcakes. But not just any cupcakes-these cupcakes are made with champagne, filled with a fresh strawberry buttercream, and then topped with even more buttercream on top. Yum! The champagne added an extra airiness to the batter, and the surprise pink filling took the cupcakes to the next level.
The best part? I made this recipe with a boxed cake mix, so you can whip up a batch in noRead More »from Make This Weekend: Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes