cupcake recipes

Kelapo Just Desserts Weeks 1 & 2

Welcome to our new Thursday feature, Kelapo Just Desserts! Here, we will recap the highlights/lowlights of last night’s Top Chef Just Desserts on Bravo, as well as make a recipe inspired by the episode. The twist? Adding coconut oil, of course! While some TV Chefs already use our favorite oil, most of them are in the dark. No worries! We are here to make their recipe ideas even better. We’d also LOVE to hear your thoughts on last night’s episode and any recipe ideas you want us to try. On to last night’s episode…   First, let me say that […]


Homemade “Fauxstess” Hostess Chocolate Cupcakes

These are such a great addition to your child (or in my case, husband)’s packed lunch. I cheat a little at this recipe and use boxed cake mix and store bought marshmallow fluff, but sometimes there aren’t enough hours in the day to make everything from scratch. However, this is still a MUCH more healthy recipe for you than the real thing. If you are super anti-boxed-mix, make your own favorite chocolate cupcakes or use our vegan recipe for chocolate cupcakes. Any recipe for chocolate cupcakes works, just make sure you use coconut oil instead of vegetable oil! Instructions: Using […]

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Salted Caramel Cupcakes

I’ve become pretty addicted to other food bloggers. I just love when I find a recipe on another site that I can try with coconut oil! My latest must-try recipe comes from Sprinkle Bakes. Usually I replace all of the butter in a recipe with coconut oil, but I still used some butter in this recipe, because I thought the buttery flavor combined with the lightness of the coconut oil would be divine. I was right! It was my first time making caramel ever, so it was definitely an experiment. I think next time, I will cook it for a […]

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