Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 135
Vanilla Bean Paste

Why You Should Buy Vanilla Bean Paste

Let’s start with the basics on why you should buy vanilla bean paste. What is Vanilla Bean Paste? When I first heard about vanilla bean paste, all I could picture was that white paste that you eat (umm.. glue with) in Kindergarten mixed with some bean specks. I found lots of pictures of the vanilla [...]

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Cupcakes: A Savory St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake

Cupcake O’Project presents corned beef and cabbage St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes. You have a few weeks before St. Patrick’s Day to think about whether you would actually eat them. Do the Corned Beef and Cabbage Cupcakes Really Have Corned Beef and Cabbage in Them? You bet they do! The cupcakes contain corned beef and the [...]

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Corned Beef and Cabbage is Not Irish and Other St. Patrick’s Day Myths

I was doing some research on corned beef and cabbage and I came across some surprising myths about St. Patrick’s day that are definitely worth sharing! St. Patrick’s Day Myths Green is the color of St. Patrick’s Day. Not Corned Beef tells us that the color most often associated with Patrick was blue which was [...]

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Better Than Sex Cupcakes

Better Than Sex Cupcakes: Chocolate Times Five

I don’t want a ‘plain chocolate cupcake’. I want a phenomenal, rich, delectable, ‘better than sex’ chocolate cupcake. Milk chocolate? White chocolate? Dark chocolate? All of the the above. Not EVERY cupcake needs to have an unusual flavor or a quirky ingredient. There’s no reason that traditional has to mean boring. If I wanted a [...]

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low calorie chocolate mousse

Relatively Low Calorie Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse is not low calorie.  However, this chocolate mousse has no sugar, butter, or heavy cream in it, which makes it a relatively low calorie chocolate mousse.  The key to this chocolate mousse is using top quality chocolate.  In this chocolate mousse recipe, the flavor of the chocolate itself is what makes the mousse [...]

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Egg Safety: Cholesterol and Pasteurization

My journey into egg safety and ultimately pasteurized eggs started, of course, with a cupcake. It was time to make my “Better Than Sex Chocolate Cupcakes“, and as part of the cupcakes I wanted a chocolate mousse filling. It had to be a real chocolate mousse made with raw eggs. Are Eggs Bad For You? [...]

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