Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 147

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

► Skip to the recipe 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 [...]

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Coffee Cupcakes: The Magic of Meringue

► Skip to the recipe As I progress in this cupcake project, I find myself becoming obsessed with cupcakes. I look at more pictures of cupcakes than I care to admit and I’ve actually begun to see cupcakes where they don’t even exist. A popular cupcake type these days is the ice cream cone cupcake. [...]

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Rum and Coke Cupcakes Topped with Rum Balls: A Surprise Hit

When I made the Soda Fountain cupcakes, I bought root beer extract, cream soda extract, and cola extract. I bought the cola extract specifically with this cupcake in mind. I’ve been wanting to make Rum and Coke cupcakes ever since the extracts arrived, but I thought I should space out my soda based creations. The [...]

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Chocolate Pretzel Cupcakes – The First Ganache

► Skip to the recipe Salty and sweet with a crunch, these chocolate pretzel cupcakes have it all. My Chocolate Pretzel Cupcake Inspiration Before my office moved near my new favorite clothing store, Plato’s Closet (it’s not just for teens, really it’s not), we were located downtown directly above a Macy’s (we’re talking in the [...]

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