here’s another recipe creation i came up with. well, i guess i was inspired by all the chocolate/peppermint recipes i kept seeing on pinterest. but i melded all that together in my head to create these beauties.
first, i made the peppermint bark, which you can read about here. again, i used my fave chocolate cupcake recipe from ‘simply recipes’ blog. and my fave vanilla buttercream recipe from ‘brown eyed baker’s blog. i used peppermint extract in addition to the vanilla extract. be careful with the peppermint extract, friends. it’s potent…and a little goes a very long way. i also used peppermint extract in the buttercream.
sooooo good. and i’m not even a big mint fan. actually, neither is my husband. but we both LOVED these cupcakes. they just make your mouth happy. yum.***