I say it all the time baking in the fall and winter is the most fun for me, it warms up my always chilly kitchen, makes the house smell like a giant sweet cookie and gives me something fun and memorable to do with the ones I love most.
I love the tastes of fall and decided to test three different recipes from three famous Chefs to find the perfect seasonal cupcake. Bobby Flay’s gingerbread, the owner of Spinkles in California, Candace Nelson’s spice, and the head Chef of Dean & DeLuca in Manhattan, Scott Annand’s spice pumpkin.
Five pounds heavier and three days later, me and a few family taste testers picked a winner. One was a little too dry, one cooked with a crusty hard top and one came out pretty darn good. The spiced pumpkin by Scott Annand, was moist with a perfect combination of spice and pumpkin taste. Continue reading for recipe.