Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 148

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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Pumpkin Chili with Abuelita Two Ways – Cupcake and Non-Cupcake: My First Cupcake Pairing

This month, I participated in a new blog event (well, new to me) called Taste & Create. In this event, food bloggers get partnered up. Participants pick a recipe from their partner’s blog, make it, and blog about it. I got paired with What’s Cooking. What’s Cooking is a blog by a man whose family […]

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Mardi Gras King Cake Cupcakes: Fit for a King and Queen

King Cakes are cakes typically baked throughout the Mardi Gras season (beginning on Jan. 6, Epiphany, and ending on Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday) to celebrate the three kings. It is one of the few desserts that I know of that people base an entire party around. The tradition is that one person […]

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