June 23, 2012

Cupcakes for Auction

We had the most fun auction at church the other night. This is what I made for it. Pistachio cupcakes with almond buttercream frosting. Just a few day's ago I posted pistachio cupcakes that I found at She Wears Many Hats. I followed her directions for the cupcakes but for the frosting I made an almond buttercream.
These were so simple but very moist. Take a white cake mix. Follow directions on box and then add a box of pistachio pudding. Fill cupcake papers half full and cook following box directions. Easy or what?
If you want more specific directions on the cake and frosting go to 
 She Wears Many Hats.
Add your frosting and if you like I added a cute little candy to match the little cups you can purchase at Tom Kats Studio or Zurchers. The cake stand I made from a glass plate, candlestick and a little glass glue. 




  1. They are just beautiful and I love the cups! I would really love if you could link up to Thursday Food Fest at http://www.theeaseoffreeze. Hope to see you there!

  2. These are super beautiful!
    Cute and adorable :)

  3. sounds delish... we make a beard that is kinda like this

  4. These sound delicious and look so cute too! Thanks so much for sharing :)

  5. Ok your blog name is spot on, because I really gotta try this!!

    Visiting from the blog hop, happy to be your newest follower :)

    xo, Jersey Girl


  6. Great looking cakes! I'm sure they taste fab too!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  7. These look delicious. I love making almond buttercream frosting. It's a definite hit in our house. Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

  8. They are gorgeous! Too pretty to eat! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!

    Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

  9. I make a pistachio cake that is similar to this and I love it, but I will have to try the almond frosting next time, since I love almond extract.

  10. These look so yummy and bright and fun! Thanks for showing them off! Where did you find your cute cupcake liners?


    1. Thank you! There is a party store in my town called Zurchers that you can get them at or you can order them online from Tomkat studio. Hope you come back and join my linky party on Monday.


  11. ok my two favorite things! I am pinning these right now!!

  12. Your cupcakes look so delicious!

  13. Those look really good. I love the bright colors of the icing and liners and how you used the candy for decoration. I bet they taste as good as they look too.

  14. Wonderful cupcakes ! Look amazing! Big thanks you shared this recipe at my link party!

  15. Perfect cupcakes! I've already featured original recipe at my blog! Thank you enjoyed to my link party!


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