Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 129

I Ate a Packing Peanut from Wholly Wholesome Bakery

I love mail. When I was kid, I bought the book Free Stuff for Kids that basically told you how to mail letters to people and get them to send you stuff. When I started this blog, I had no idea that it would lead to getting fun, free stuff in the mail! I’ve received [...]

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All American BBQ Cupcakes: Smoky Chocolate Cupcakes with Sweet Corn Cream Cheese Frosting

My cupcakes get jealous at BBQs – all of that BBQ smoke and sweet corn at meal time and none at dessert. That’s why I created the All American BBQ cupcake. The cupcake is a chocolate cupcake with a secret ingredient – liquid smoke. The liquid smoke gives the chocolate a fantastic smoky smell and [...]

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Bhapa Sandesh Indian Cupcakes: Happy Blogoversary to Me

One year ago today, I posted the first cupcake on this blog. It was an Indian-inspired chai cupcake. By total coincidence, one year later, I am posting another Indian cupcake. I wanted to make Indian cupcakes to go with my Taste & Create naan recipe(’cause you know, you need a starch to go with a [...]

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Mango Whipped Cream Frosting Recipe: Light and Refreshing

I wanted a light and refreshing topping for my Indian cupcakes. Mango whipped cream frosting fit the bill. Mango whipped cream frosting would also be great on a pound cake or angel food cake or cheesecake or to dip crackers in or whatever you can dream up! Buying Mangoes Buy the correct kind of mango. [...]

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Naan

Naan Recipe: If You Can Make Pancakes, You Can Make Naan

Naan is one of my favorite components of an Indian meal. Sometimes when I go to an Indian buffet, I’ll hit the buffet one last time for naan only so that it is the last flavor in my mouth when I walk out the door. What is Naan? Naan is an Indian bread that is [...]

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Olive Oil Cupcakes with Lemon, Thyme, and a Balsamic Vinegar Whipped Cream: Weird Thyming

Olive oil cupcakes with balsamic vinegar whipped cream don’t taste like salad dressing. If you love olive oil and balsamic vinegar, don’t be afraid to try them in something sweet. You won’t regret it! My olive oil cupcakes were made with lemon and thyme. They were dense and crumbly, yet plenty moist and tasted like [...]

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