I'll admit it; if it weren't for this challenge, the mascot would've had something decidedly less-exciting for dessert. But, since the topic today was "homemade", he got cupcakes. Homemade...and from scratch, no less.
The recipe that I used made just the 3 that you see here. It still needs a tiny bit of perfecting, but it's a good one to keep on hand when you want a sweet treat, but you don't want to go on an icing bender.