1. Someone else doing the cleanup work – anyone would do, but someone you are physically attracted to would be ideal… or a robot… or an adorable talking kitten.
Croissants are a…. wait… I can’t finish this sentence… too busy looking at that picture from Classic Croissants at Home and wanting a hot, buttery croissant NOW! Seriously, I apologize that I can’t make one materialize in your hand while you are reading this post. OK, let’s try again. Croissants are a baked pastry that [...]
If you are not from the United Kingdom, you may not have encountered Jaffa Cakes. Jaffa cakes are more like a cookie than what Americans would consider a cake. I decided to start a new tradition on Cupcake Project of periodically baking recipes inspired by the blogs of Cupcake Project commenters. So, if you leave [...]
I set out to make hi-hat cupcakes – cupcakes with a giant frosting swirl coated in chocolate. Hi-hat cupcakes are spectacles on their own, but today I thought bigger. Why stop at a single dip? I piped a second layer of frosting on top of the hardened chocolate, dipped again, and the double-decker hi-hat cupcake was [...]
I spent three days of my life figuring out how to make homemade Chessmen cookies so you don’t have to. Pepperidge Farm Chessmen Cookies, 7.25-ounce (pack of 4) When I was done, I gave my husband a piece of one of these Chessmen cookies from the bag and a piece of one of mine – [...]