Happy Valentine’s Day!

Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

I’m really into the idea of desserts for two. I’m especially loving the cupcakes for two recipes I’m coming across lately. I wrote about  some cherry vanilla cupcakes for two earlier this month that were a big hit. If you are interested you can read about them here. If you are still looking for a sweet treat for you’re special someone you might want to give these cupcakes a try. They only use one bowl and will be done about 30 minutes.


I hope you all have a wonderful Valentine’s Day! I’m kind of sad that there will be no more Valentine’s Day treats to bake for another year. I was having so much fun making them and enjoying everyone’s projects. But now I guess I can start focusing on the important stuff like Mardi Gras and St. Patty’s Day.

I topped my cupcakes with left over chocolate cream cheese frosting, but any frosting will do. The hearts and xo are made by melting white chocolate and covering them with sanding sugar. Directions for making them can be found here


Here’s the recipe:

Vanilla Cupcakes for Two

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

20 minutes

Yield: 2 cupcakes


1 egg white

2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted

2 Tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 cup flour

1/4 heaping teaspoon baking powder

pinch salt

1 1/2 Tablespoon milk


  1. In a bowl, whisk egg white and sugar together until combined.
  2. Stir in butter and vanilla until mixed.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Stir until smooth.
  4. Add milk and stir until combined.
  5. Divide batter in half.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool on wire rack before frosting.

Recipe from www.howsweeteats.com