Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 135

Lavender Pear Cupcakes with Vosges Bianca Ganache: A Tale of Two Groups of Tasters

Lavender Pear Cupcake Warning If you are going to bring lavender pear cupcakes to a party, do not bring them to someone’s house who has just made lavender-scented soap. My cupcakes and I arrived at a friend’s house who just happened to have blocks and blocks of lavender soap sitting out on the table curing. [...]

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Lavender Butter Recipe: An Easy Way to Add Lavender Flavor to Any Cupcake

Culinary lavender adds a unique and Springy flavor to any dish. Lavender seems to be one of those love it or hate it flavors. Some can’t get past the fact that it smells like soap or perfume. I can’t blame them, since as many of you know, I can’t eat mint because I can’t get [...]

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Beach Cupcakes: Key Lime Pie Cupcakes Decked Out For Summer

My cupcakes are getting ready for summer! These key lime pie cupcakes were a huge hit. They were moist and sweet, just the way my tasters like them. One small confession – these cupcakes are actually made with lime and not key lime. My cupcakes considered blushing, but they were too busy trying to catch [...]

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More Than Cupcakes

While cupcakes and I definitely have a special bond, to say the least, I’m excited to announce that I am now writing about all things food – not just cupcakes – at Slashfood. Slashfood is a fantastic foodie resource and I am honored to be a part of their team of bloggers. I will continue [...]

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graham crackers

Homemade Graham Crackers Recipe: Graham Crackers Don’t Have to Be Square

It’s nice to have a homemade graham cracker recipe on hand for pie crusts, s’mores, and snacking.  People inherently understand the value of a homemade chocolate chip cookie or brownies made from scratch. However, even seasoned bakers seem to turn to a box rather than a homemade graham cracker recipe.  Although, not as simple as [...]

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Chocolate.com: Sweet Dreams of Chocolate

Chocolate.com told me that they wanted to send some free chocolate for me to write about. As you might imagine, with a name like Chocolate.com they have a lot of chocolate on their site. I wondered what might come in my package. Could it be… A Vere Ultimo Organic Dark Chocolate Bar? This is a [...]

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