Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 129

Really Sticky Candy with Applesauce

My really sticky candy with applesauce is like no other candy I’ve encountered before – which isn’t necessarily a good thing. It’s REALLY STICKY. It’s so sticky, in fact, that unless it’s fresh out of the refrigerator, you can’t pick the candy up – it just sticks to your fingers. Jonathan loved the sticky candy. [...]

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Knit Cupcake and More Vere Reviews

Nupur made me this cute knit cupcake! I interviewed Nupur (One Hot Stove) for Food Interviews at my house. I love doing phone interviews with people across the country, but nothing beats face-to-face encounters. Not only did Jonathan (he’s now STLPhoto on Twitter) and I share a lovely dinner with Nupur and her husband, but [...]

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Rhubarb Cupcakes: The Perfect Autumn Cupcakes

My rhubarb cupcakes were dubbed by my cupcake taster, Ran (who has tasted so many of my cupcakes that he may as well be Groom 2.5), as “the perfect autumn cupcake.” He went on to say how he felt weird even eating the rhubarb cupcakes in the summer. What Did the Other Tasters Say About [...]

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Five Spice Powder Frosting Recipe

What are the Five Spices in Five Spice Powder? My first question when considering a five spice frosting recipe was, “What are the five spices in five spice powder?” The five spices in the Frontier Seasoning Blends five spice powder are: Cinnamon Fennel Cloves Star Anise White Pepper However, much to my shock and awe, [...]

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Rhubarb Compote: Just Two Ingredients

Rhubarb compote wins the prize! What prize? The prize for the fewest number of ingredients used in anything on this blog to date. The rhubarb compote has just two ingredients – rhubarb and sugar. It takes a while to make, but it’s well worth the effort. What Do You Do with Rhubarb Compote ? Of [...]

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Rhubarb Pulled Pork: Great Today, Even Better Tomorrow

Rhubarb pulled pork is my latest cupcake inspiration. Yes, people, rhubarb cupcakes are coming soon. For now, though, it’s time to talk about the rhubarb pork. Rhubarb and pork are words that I had never put together until I saw them on the site of this month’s Taste & Create partner, Culinary Disasters. I must [...]

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