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How to Make a Triple Chocolate Mousse (Dessert Recipe)


Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Welcome to this month’s Sweet Adventures Blog Hop. As I am sure you all know this month’s theme is lemons. We’re looking for your best lemon dessert, and while the blog hop kicks off today, you have until April 23 to submit your entry if you’re running a little behind. As soon as we settled on this months theme I began thinking of ideas, but the one idea I kept coming back to was Lemon Meringue Pie.  Lemon Meringue Pie would have to be one of my all time favourite desserts, and surprisingly I haven’t made one for the blog yet.   While I thought about making a pie, I eventually settled on Lemon Meringue Cupcakes. These Lemon Meringue Cupcakes melt in your mouth and are an absolute explosion of lemony goodness – crumbly soft cake, tangy lemon curd filling and all topped off with a fluffy marshmallow meringue topping. It’s a party in your mouth and as a result I have to say, these cupcakes didn’t last long in our house. Speaking of parties, on Friday it was my Grandmothers 75th birthday…

Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Prague Frosting

Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Prague Frosting
These cupcakes are moist, decadent, ultra-flavorful and easy. I baked a batch for a family dinner this past Sunday and they were a big hit with my sisters and all the kiddos. I recreated them today with some chocolate decorating ideas to impress your sweetheart :). The frosting recipe makes enough to cover 24 cupcakes or 1 cake. It’s a good idea to go ahead and double the cupcakes recipe and just make 24 (you won’t regret making extra). I’ve worked 7 of the past 8 days (ouch!; literally I’m a little achey) so I haven’t been cooking and posting recipes as often as I’d like. The good news: I’m off for 9 days!  The cupcakes were adapted from Simply Recipes. The frosting is from the prague chocolate cake. Ingredients for 12 cupcakes:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup warm coffee (freshly brewed,  instant coffee in 1 cup water or 3 espresso shots in enough w…