Strawberry Sundae Cupcakes
These Strawberry Sundae Cupcakes are a moist vanilla cupcake topped with strawberry milkshake icing, then finished off with chocolate ganache, sprinkles and a cherry! Such a fun, delicious cupcake for spring and summer.
So this past weekend I had a wonderful weekend in Santa Barbara with a great group of bloggers. Unfortunately my flight home was not so fun. American Airlines cancelled my morning flight before I even made it to the airport. The good part of that was that I got to hang out with my bloggy bestie Julianne for a little longer. The bad part was that the new flight they put me on would’ve had me leaving LAX at midnight and not getting home until the next day. #notokay
I called to change the flight and got a super rude guy on the phone. I was able to get a different flight, but was still only going to land in Atlanta at 11:30pm.
Then…tornados. All over the east coast apparently. At the very least there were sirens going off and hail in Charlotte, where my connection was now going through. I’d initially had a direct flight, but when they canceled it, there apparently weren’t any others. So I flew into Charlotte after the weather stopped being cray and then got delayed by a couple hours because they didn’t have a crew. That airport was a mess. Stranded, tired people everywhere.
My flight finally took off from Charlotte just after midnight. I didn’t walk in the door at home until just before 2:30 am. Maybe I should’ve just taken that original flight after all. It probably would’ve been a less exhausting experience.
Oh well. I made it home and that was the main thing. I can’t say I’m dying to ever fly American again though.
I wish I’d had some of these cupcakes with me. They’d have made me feel better. Not only because they are kind of adorable and happy, but they are also darn tasty. The cupcake is super moist and made using my favorite vanilla cupcake recipe.
The strawberry icing is made with the hubs’ favorite – strawberry Nesquick. He puts so much of the powder in his milk that it’s practically a thick strawberry milkshake. I have to admit – it’s tasty.
And it went really well in the icing. The cupcake is then topped with some chocolate ganache. What sundae is complete without chocolate sauce of some kind?
I piped the ganache on top of the cupcake, but you could also just use a spoon to drizzle it on if that’s easier. I added some sprinkles and a cherry for the finishing touches.
These cupcakes are perfect for a fun party or get together and are great for the warm weather ahead. They were a hit with everyone too! So yummy!
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