Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 131

Have You Had Nightmares From A Trophy?

Late at night, long after the unsuspecting cupcake baker had crawled into bed, her baking trophy jumped off of its stand and made its way to the bedroom. Sure, it was short, and his chef knife had not been sharpened, but he was mad. “Tomatoes and pinto beans are not cupcake ingredients!” he screamed out [...]

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Tomato Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Tomato cream cheese frosting is sweet. You might not even know that the tomato frosting has tomato in it until the aftertaste hits you – then, you’ll know for sure. If you doubt that it could be good, I’ll give you brief preview of my next post: this tomato frosting topped first prize winner cupcakes! [...]

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TCHO Fruity is Fruitastic

When I got a beta sample of TCHO Chocolatey through Blake Makes, I thought I was done with TCHO until I purchased some on my own. I was shocked to get an email from TCHO apologizing that they had taken so long to get me my next sample. Obviously, I was not upset about it. [...]

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Plum Cupcakes: Almost Like Plum Tarts

Plum cupcakes were a definite bake this summer. The farmers’ market plums were too tempting to resist! Before the plum cupcakes were baked, they didn’t match the color of the wrappers at all. However, I was excited to see that after baking the plum cupcakes, the plum and wrapper completely matched! How Were the Plum [...]

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Jello Frosting: A Cool and Refreshing Way to Top Cupcakes

Jello frosting is cool, refreshing, and a perfect topping for a summer cupcake! What is Jello Frosting? Jello frosting is just jello! I used cookie cutters to make various-sized circles of jello and placed them on the cupcake. The Problem with Jello Frosting There is only one small problem with jello frosting: cupcakes are best [...]

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Spice Cupcakes with a Candy Center: Meet the Barrister

These spice cupcakes were inspired by Chris Reed (no, this cupcake is not designed to look like him). I interviewed Chris about his Reed’s natural sodas and he mentioned that one of his favorite party drinks was a float with his Spiced Apple Brew and some vanilla ice cream (he’s clearly a party animal). I [...]

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