Cake for One, Please! [Funfetti Mug-Cake]

I’m obsessed with the Bailey’s mug cake I discovered on Kirbie’s Cravings. Unfortunately there’s a weird part of me that feels I shouldn’t have both cake AND liquor for dinner on weekdays. But I really wanted a cake tonight. Today was a damn good day for me. I totally killed it today, and dammit I earned a cake for dinner! We’ve had a partial box of Pillsbury Funfetti mix cake mix in the pantry for a while and I was always scared to use it because I couldn’t remember if we halved the the recipe or thirded it… On a whim I thought, “Maybe I have

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Easy to Eat: Cheeseburger Cupcakes

Husband grumbles at turkey and veggies and when I ask him what HE wanted for dinner he said, “Chili, tacos, cheeseburgers…?”

Uh, I don’t want to make cheeseburgers mid-week, especially knowing he probably won’t him time or space to eat them.

Husband is a software engineer and he works late hours. Often they feed the team at work and if I cook dinner it goes uneaten. Either because it’s too much of a chore to have a sit-down dinner at 10pm or because he’s not that hungry.

So, to combat this time-space issue I started to make, essentially, heavy appetizers for dinner.

Once Husband noted, “You like making food in cupcake tins…”

“So? It’s never been to your detriment.”

“True,” he said, nodding as he shoved the last half of a Taco Kiss into his mouth.

I combined my passion for cupcake size food and Husband’s need for quick, easy and meaty dinner to make Cheeseburger Cupcakes or Nerd Burgers™.

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