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I love Valentine’s Day! This is one of my favorite recipes. Only because I can use Rose pedals and make the cupcakes look pretty as well as tasty! I think you will too!  This recipe is SO awesome! I use this for any kind of cupcake I am making. Just moist and delicious to perfection! Hope you like it and your Valentine’s too!


1 Cup sugar

½ cup unsalted, butter softened

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

13/4 cup all purpose flour

½ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp baking powder

1/8 cup crushed Rose Petals

¼ tsp salt

½ cup sour cream or yogurt

½ cup blood orange sparkling juice

Beet Root Powder

Pink Mica



  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl or mixer, cream butter and sugar untl fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla, mix well.
  3. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda , baking powder, and salt. In another bowl whisk sour cream, sparking juice, and beet powder to color you want.
  4. Add slowly the cream mixture and flour mixture into sugar and eggs. (This is the time if you want to add more beet powder to get the color you want)
  5. Scoop batter into your prepared muffin tins. Either use paper cups or well greased pan.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or toothpick comes out clean. Cool.



Sparkling Rose Frosting: (two different recipes)


½ cup unsated butter, room temp

4 cups powder sugar

¼ cup sparking blood orange

1 tsp vanilla

beet powder for color

Sprinkles (optional)


Beat together until creamy. Place into a frosting pastry bag or use a zip lock bag. (what I did)

Place frosting in bag and frost your cupcakes.


Add some rose pedels to the top to give a romantic flare to your creation. Your loved ones will love them!


4 oz. cream cheese softened
4 oz soften butter
2 Cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
(for color add beet root for pinks, turmeric yellow, smoosh blueberries for purples)

Cream together.

Enjoy! AND
LOVE deeper, talk sweeter,