Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 136

Announcing Vere Week: Giveaways, Interview, and a Cupcake

Last month, I wrote about the free Vere chocolate I received from Kathy Moskal, Vere’s owner. While I had a few complaints about the strength of the flavors in their flavored bars, I found their chocolate quality to be top-notch. Many of you wrote that you enjoyed reading the review. Now it’s your chance to [...]

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The Supreme Spice Extract Winner Is ….

Thanks again to everyone who participated in the Supreme Spice extract giveaway contest! The winner was determined by a random number generator program written in GAWK by Jonathan (he’s multi-talented). $ gawk ‘BEGIN { srand(); print int(rand() * 84 + 1); }’69 In case you don’t feel like counting, the 69th commenter and therefore our [...]

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Multigrain Cupcakes with Strawberries: Revisiting the Strawberry Cupcake

About a year ago, I made strawberry cupcakes. I used an award-winning recipe and I joked that I should have left well enough alone. I messed up the recipe by adding some jam, which made it too moist. Did I follow the strawberry cupcake recipe this year? Nope! I converted it to a mutigrain cupcake. [...]

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Strawberry cream cheese frosting is a perfect summer frosting. It’s light and refreshing. I don’t like my strawberries with too much added sugar so I use fresh strawberries rather than a strawberry syrup in the frosting. Groom 1.0 said that the strawberry cream cheese frosting tasted a bit like strawberry yogurt. Why Strawberry Cream Cheese [...]

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Food Photography Tips

I interrupt my regularly scheduled cupcake blogging to let you know that Jonathan has a post up on Digital Photography School about food photography. If you are interested in some tips for taking better pictures of your food, go check it out! Jonathan is usually the one reading all of my blog posts. It is [...]

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Baking with Multigrain Flour

Baking with multigrain flour was not something I had considered until I received a package of multigrain flour through the combined community supported agriculture (CCSA) program I am a part of. When I joined the CCSA, I had no idea that I would also get locally milled flour! This flour was destined to go in [...]

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