Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 133

How To Make Ice Cream Cupcakes

How to Make Ice Cream Cupcakes There many different ways to make ice cream cupcakes. Method 1:  Ice cream sandwiched in the middle of cupcake.  (See my maple cinnamon peach ice cream cupcakes.) Method 2:  Cake on the bottom, ice cream on top, frosting over that.  (See my orange ice cream cupcakes.) Method 3:  Basic [...]

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Ice Cream Cupcake Roundup: Enter Your Ice Cream Cupcakes During the Month of May

The weather is getting warm and it’s time for ice cream cupcakes! We see ice cream cakes all summer at birthday parties and picnics. However, when I told people that I was making ice cream cupcakes, many of them looked at me like I was crazy. “What’s that?” they asked. An ice cream cupcake is [...]

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Kentucky Derby Pie Cupcakes: Place Your Bets on Chocolate, Walnuts, and Bourbon

In 2004, I went to the Kentucky Derby for my birthday. There were no Kentucky Derby cupcakes there, just a lot of rain. It rained so hard that they had to shut down the betting systems due to flooding. Jonathan and I had to walk in puddles of floating cigarette butts, beer bottles, and other [...]

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Greek Bird’s Nest Cupcakes: The Birds and the Bees

My Greek bird’s nest cupcakes are all about honey. They are an extremely dense, honey soaked cake topped with a crunchy, honey soaked Greek bird’s nest cupcake topper. If you love honey and more specifically love Greek desserts like baklava, you’ll adore these cupcakes. The Greek bird’s nest cupcakes are not for you if you [...]

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Semolina Flour: Don’t be Confused

What is Semolina? According to my favorite source on everything, Wikipedia, semolina is “the gritty, coarse particles of wheat left after the finer flour has been extracted.”  As you might imagine, semolina can be very different depending on what type of flour you’re getting those particles from. Semolina from Soft Wheat Semolina from softer types [...]

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Greek Bird’s Nest Cupcake Toppers: Not for Easter

I admit – I made these Greek bird’s nest cupcake toppers because I thought they would be good for Easter. I don’t celebrate Easter and clearly I have no clue what is good for Easter. I thought that because it was a nest, it would be Spring-like and perfect for a post about an Easter [...]

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