Happy second day of Cupcake Week!
(p.s. who’s totally psyched for Top Chef tonight?!? This girl!!)
I’ve already made champagne cupcakes in the past, and while I enjoyed them, I really felt the champagne didn’t lend enough flavor to the cupcake itself – what I tasted more than anything was the dryness of the champagne.
This time when I found out I would be making these, I set myself on a quest for a good bubbly. While I love champagne dearly, I have decided it’s just not quite appropriate for a cupcake. This time, my goal was to find a prosecco or sparkling moscato to give these lil cupcakes the extra “oomph” they needed. After spending some time at Trader Joe’s, I found exactly what I was looking for – a delicious tasting prosecco. Has the bubbles, but just a bit more flavor than champagne.
And these cupcakes turned out mah-velously.