Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 149

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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Lemon Curd Filled Cupcakes: The First Flop

Since my first cupcake went so well from chockylit’s blog, I decided to try another right away. I made lemon curd filled cupcakes. These were way too sweet and just not particularly good. I did learn a few things making them though: 1. I learned how to put a filling in a cupcake. Wait [...]

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Chocolate Chai Spice: The First Cupcakes

First things first, to begin the project I went out and bought some supplies. I decided I would make 24 cupcakes in each test batch so I would need to buy a second muffin tin. I also was definitely going to want to play with piping icing so I needed a pastry bag. I ended [...]

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My Cupcake Blog: Why Have a Cupcake Blog?

Welcome to my cupcake blog! My cupcake blog is going to be the home for all of my cupcake experiments. I am going to be baking cupcakes for a wedding on New Year’s Eve 2007. Until then, I am going to bake a different cupcake each week, blog about it, and let the couple choose [...]

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Malva Cupcakes

My Top Ten Frostings

Before I started Cupcake Project, I would have told you that I didn’t like frosting. I’ve now learned that what I don’t like is super sugary sweet, artificially-colored, Crisco-based grocery store birthday cake frosting. The frostings on this list are all frostings that I can eat by the spoonful, and with the exception of number [...]

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