Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 135

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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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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