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Cupcakes with Berry/Chocolate Frosting

Who doesn’t love cupcakes?  In the last few years the cupcake fell into vogue, specialty CC shops have opened, CC  Wars are now battled out on the food channels and the love for these little darlings are still strong as ever even if the fad seems to be getting a bit passé.  A lot of cupcakes can be sickly sweet, while fine at times I don’t all that sweet.  This recipe solves that for me, it comes from Jamie Oliver’s book cook with Jamie, it ‘s more of a sponge cake with a light sweetness to it.  He calls it

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Lemony Slice-And-Bakes

This one also comes from Bon Appetit’s holiday gift edition and I wouldn’t change much.  The one change I would do for sure is instead of forming a long, I would form dough into a ball and chill in refrigerator for an hour then roll the dough out and use a cookie cutter to get nice rounds.  Maybe I am lazy but I found it hard to roll nice logs out.

I had extra chocolate left from the almond cookies so I drizzled that on top as well, turned out wonderful and these cookies were a hit.  I took

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