Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 145

Pineapple Cupcakes with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Homemade Pineapple Candy: The Happy Cupcakes

The best pineapple I’ve ever had was in Thailand. My husband and I drove down a stretch of road where there were pineapple stands every few feet. For those who live in Thailand or have been to Thailand, I can’t tell you where exactly this took place. I am directionally challenged in my own country. [...]

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Golden Glow Cupcakes: Back to School Time

Several people have commented to me that my blog posts keep getting longer and longer. My brother even pointed out that people are going to start having problems finding the bottom of them. Therefore, for this post I’m going to warn you right at the beginning. This is going to be long. This post will [...]

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Tomato Cupcakes: A Prize Winner

I’ve strayed from the project. 1. I’ve used nuts. 2. The bride hates tomatoes. She put them on her evil foods list. 3. Tomato cupcakes at a wedding? I don’t think so. I couldn’t help myself though. My favorite restaurant, Iron Barley, hosted their annual Tomato Fest this weekend. Tomato Fest is simply a celebration [...]

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Cupcake Turndown Service at Anthony’s Bar

Last night, a group of friends and I went to Anthony’s Bar. While the name makes it sound like a typical hamburger joint, it’s actually an upscale white napkin placed on lap by server restaurant. One of their dessert options was a carrot cake cupcake. Not only was the cupcake amazingly good, but it’s presentation [...]

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Cupcakes in the St. Louis Post Dispatch

Today’s “Let’s Eat” section of the St. Louis Post Dispatch featured cupcakes (if it was something else, you wouldn’t be hearing about it from me). http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/lifestyle/stories.nsf/cooking/story/03E7BC1B717C7F3E86257337005522C1?OpenDocument The article talked about our two new cupcake shops, Jilly’s and the Cupcakery. The physical paper, which I still get delivered to my door each morning (sorry trees), had [...]

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Chocolate Stout Cupcakes: Shh.. I’m Cheating on My Company

In the past, when I’ve brought baked goods anywhere, everyone basically said “mmm.. thanks” and gave positive commentary regardless of what they may have actually thought. However, when you tell someone that you are doing a project to pick the best cupcake and you want honest feedback, everyone seems to go out of their way [...]

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