Sweet is Sweeter By Sara

cupcakes from heaven


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour      1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder                                                                                                                                                                1/4 teaspoon salt    2 eggs at room temperature    2/3 cup sugar                                                                                                                                                                                  1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons)butter, melted      2 teaspoons vanilla extract                                                                                                                                                                    1/2 cup milk       1 teaspoon lemon juice  and or one drop lemon essential oil                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


Preheat the oven to 350 F whisk the flour baking powder and salt in medium bowl beat the eggs and sugar in a medium bowl until foamy for 2 minutes while beating add butter and vanilla then add flour baking powder and salt mixture mix at medium speed pop them in the oven middle rack bake 18-20 minutes for regular size cupcakes 10-12 for minis.                                                

This recipe goes Perfect with my vanilla butter cream frosting.

vanilla buttercream frosting


                                                                                                                                                                             1 1/2 cups powder sugar    1 1/2 cups butter        

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract   1 tablespoon whip cream optional  


Whip at full speed until light and fluffy.

nutella chocolate cupcakes

ingredients:     1 cup all purpose flour   1/2 tsp baking soda    1/3 tsp salt                                                                                                                                                                    6 tbsp water   6 tbsp cocoa powder      1/2 tsp vanilla extract                                                                                                                                                                                   1/2 cup butter   1 cup sugar    2 eggs    6 tbsp milk    1/2 cup nutella                                                                                                                                                                          mix well then heat oven to 350F on the middel rack bake 15-17 minutes

Blueberry lemon cupcakes

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour     1 teaspoon baking soda    1/2 teaspoon salt                                                                                                                              2 sticks of butter  2 cups of sugar  3 eggs  1 teaspoon vanilla extract  zest of one.                                                                                                                                lemon     2 cups sour cream   1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries.                                                                                                                                                                       Preheat oven to 350F mix well then add blueberries pop them in the oven for 16-20 minutes                                                                          

3 ingredient sponge cake

ingredients:   3 eggs   3 tablespoons cake flour   6 tablespoons granulated sugar                                                                                                                                                                               Separate the egg whites from the egg yolks. Put the egg whites in a medium size bowl, put egg yolks in a larger bowl. Start beating the egg whites with a mixer, end the mixing when it becomes light and frothy. Add sugar to your egg yolks, mix again for 3 minutes. Beat the egg yolks until lightly broken up, add 3 more tablespoons of sugar to the yolk mixture until it becomes pale yellow in color.  Sift in 3 tablespoons of cake flour to the whites, mix it in until well combined. Mix the egg white mixture into the egg yolk mixture. Fold them together in a 5-inch cake pan lined with parchment paper. Tap the pan on the counter top until no bubbles are present.  Bake in oven at 320F for 20-25 minutes, if tooth pick comes out clean the cake is done. Peal the paper from the cake. Cut the cake into layers, frost with a whip cream frosting, and add fresh sliced strawberries on top.

very berry shortcake

total time 15-20 minutes.makes 6 servings


4 cups of mixed berries

1/4 cups of brown sugar

1/4 cups of maple syrup

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 teaspoon cinnamon

6 vanilla cupcakes


  1. put the berries in a pot on medium and stir 5-6 minutes until berries release the juices
  2. wisk the remaning ingredients (and not the cake and toping) stir 2-3 minutes until it comes to a simmer and begins to thicken.
  3. serve warm or cold over cake and add whip cream or ice cream (optional)