I love St. Patrick’s Day because it’s a fun excuse to get together with great Irish music, food, friends, and family. It doesn’t hurt that I have some Irish heritage in my blood so when it came time to host, I decided to take my baking game to the next level.
In addition to the usual corned beef and cabbage stew, this year I baked “Irish Car Bomb” cupcakes, along with some particularly delicious Guinness raisin bread. But this post isn’t about bread – it’s about THE BEST CUPCAKES IN EXISTENCE. I used a great set of directions from this website for the basis and just tweaked a tiny bit to make it my own.
Give this recipe a try and impress the calories right off of your friends. (Seriously, don’t bother counting calories on this one. Sometimes you just have to indulge.) Continue reading