Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 147

Steamed Salted Caramel Cupcakes, or Salted Apam Gula Hangus, or Werther’s Original Cupcakes: How to Make Cupcakes in a Steamer

Q: What do you do if your oven is broken and you need to make cupcakes? A: Steam cupcakes, of course. My oven was not broken, however I decided that it would be fun to try to make cupcakes in the steamer. For those who might be interested in trying alternative ways of making cupcakes, [...]

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Beer Cheese Cupcakes with Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Frosting: The Ultimate Super Bowl Cupcake

Beer and cheese dip show up at every Super Bowl party. Beer cheese Super Bowl cupcakes are sure to be a new and unique (to say the least) addition to the same old thing. Oh, and let’s not forget that these Super Bowl cupcakes are topped with bacon and cheddar cream cheese frosting. Can you [...]

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Chocolate Dulce de Leche Cupcakes: Sexy Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Last week, I posted a cute Valentine’s Day cupcake that is perfect for kids, the Shirley Temple Cupcake. This week, I present you with a sexy Valentine’s Day cupcake, the chocolate dulce de leche cupcake. What Makes this Valentine’s Day Cupcake Sexy? I think just saying the word dulce de leche is sexy. Am I [...]

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What is Dulce de Leche?

This week, I made chocolate dulce de leche cupcakes. When I told my friends and family about it, the most common response was, “Huh? What is dulce de leche?” What is Dulce de Leche? According to the Wikipedia article on dulce de leche: “Dulce de leche in Spanish or doce de leite in Portuguese (‘milk [...]

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes for Your Sweetheart – Shirley Temple Cupcakes

These Valentine’s Day cupcakes happened somewhat by accident. When Kristen of Bakesweet contacted me about a recipe for cupcakes with grenadine, the first thing that came to mind was making a Shirley Temple cupcake. Since Valentine’s Day is almost here and grenadine is red, this also makes for a perfect Valentine’s Day cupcake! This post [...]

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How to Make Grenadine and Why You Should Bother

Homemade Grenadine Homemade grenadine is surprisingly easy to make and when you learn how to make grenadine, you can avoid the high fructose corn syrup and food coloring in the store-bought version. Why You should Make Homemade Grenadine Kristen of Bakesweet contacted me wondering if I had a recipe for a cupcake with grenadine. I [...]

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