Mini Hot Dog Cupcakes

Yellow cupcakes with chocolate icing are decorated with a hot dog on top! These mini hot dog cupcakes will be perfect for your Memorial Day BBQ!
Mini Hot Dog Cupcakes - yellow cupcakes are topped with chocolate frosting and then decorated with a hot dog!  | ChezCateyLou.com

I am SO excited to post these Mini Hot Dog Cupcakes today. I have had these in the queue for almost a month but wanted to wait until close to Memorial Day to share them with you. How perfect would these be for a Memorial Day BBQ?

I made these for a friend’s birthday celebration. One of her favorite foods is hot dogs! And rather than have hot dogs, which don’t quite scream HAPPY BIRTHDAY, I decided to make her hot dog cupcakes! Now let me be clear…these are NOT hot dog flavored. That would just be strange and gross, right?   Instead, they are delicious yellow cake cupcakes with chocolate icing, and the hot dog decoration is made from icing and Nilla wafers!  No meat flavor at all.

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Pumpkin Donuts with Chocolate Icing

Light and fluffy baked pumpkin donuts are topped with rich chocolate icing. Fall breakfast has never looked so good!

Baked Pumpkin Donuts with Chocolate Icing | ChezCateyLou.com

So you might have noticed it is October and I have not posted any pumpkin recipes yet (ok this beer cheese was made with pumpkin beer, but no actual pumpkin). And that is because I was saving up for this…I have declared this week PUMPKIN WEEK. Yep that’s right, I made up my own food holiday week.

As you might remember from last year, I loooove pumpkin. The second the temperature starts to drop and the leaves start to change, all I want to eat is pumpkin everything, all the time. And so I decided to share my pumpkin love with you and bring you 5 days of pumpkin recipes.

And I figured the best way to kick off PUMPKIN WEEK is with donuts! Because I love making baked donuts almost as much as I love pumpkin. And I also wanted a reason to use these cute fall sprinkles. So for my first recipe of the week, I bring you Baked Pumpkin Donuts with Chocolate Icing.

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