Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 145

Chocolate with Tangerine Frosting: It’s no Golden Glow

Grandma and Grandpa came to visit this weekend. I’m not quite sure that Grandma understands my cupcake project. She is one of those people that finds a good recipe and sticks with it. Why bother messing with perfection? Grandma makes a cake called the Golden Glow cake that has an out of this world chocolate [...]

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Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita cupcakes, like margaritas themselves, go down smooth, leaving you with just a small tickle in your mouth from the salted rim (yes, the rim of the margarita cupcakes has salt, but it’s mostly sugar).  The margarita cupcakes won’t get you drunk, but they are boozey.  There’s tequila in both the margarita cupcake batter and [...]

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The Difference Between Cupcakes and Muffins

The Difference Between Cupcakes and Muffins To find out the difference between cupcakes and muffins, I turned to Cupcakes Take the Cake, an amazing source for cupcake information and inspiration. They say: The quick-and-dirty answer on this is that cupcakes have frosting, whereas muffins do not. However, in researching, I found an excellent formulaic definition [...]

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Gingerbread Cupcakes: Could they be Perfect?

Gingerbread cupcakes are perfect for the holidays. Upon tasting the gingerbread cupcakes, Groom 1.0 stated that he thought they would be perfect for their wedding and even though he hadn’t tried the many cupcakes that were still to come these gingerbread cupcakes would likely make the cut. The only complaint that everyone had was that [...]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake: Is it a Cupcake?

This was a controversial “cupcake”. There was much debate among my friends as to what defines a cupcake. Does it have to be a traditional cake or does anything you can eat in a cupcake wrapper become a cupcake? What is the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? Ultimately of course the bride and [...]

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Black and White Cupcakes: A Taste of NY

Being from NY, I love Black and White cookies. I wanted to recreate the essence of the black and white cookie in a black and white cupcake. Most people in St. Louis haven’t heard of black and white cookies except for maybe a reference to black and white cookies on Seinfeld. What better way to [...]

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