I participated in a “cupcake wars” cupcake cookoff party,
and won best overall cupcake for my “Peek-a-boo Strawberry Cupcakes” – I named it peek-a-boo because there is a whole fresh strawberry right in the center, and it also had a delicious homemade vanilla-lime buttercream frosting.
Below is the link to the recipe, which I found on another foodie blog after searching for “unique cupcakes”:
I love the idea of putting fresh fruit inside of a cupcake, or having a “surprise” inside of a cupcake in general.
Below is another “surprise” cupcake recipe that I would like to try – if you are inspired to make it before I do, let me know how it turns out:
- Oreo cupcakes – has a whole oreo cookie on the bottom of the cupcake!
A cupcake cook off party is an excellent way to try a new recipes.
Below are a couple of my other cupcake favorites from the party: