Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 149

Strawberry Cupcakes with Champagne Glaze: Picture Perfect Cupcakes

► Skip to the recipe These strawberry cupcakes are my take on an award winning strawberry cupcake recipe from Good Morning America Weekend Edition’s’ Great American Cupcake Challenge.   I didn’t touch the cake recipe – a sweet yellow cake packed with pieces of fresh strawberries.  However, instead of topping the cupcakes with strawberry frosting, I [...]

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Naga Bar Cupcakes: The Gestalt Cupcake

I’ve never been one to really enjoy eating chocolate. I know others of my gender have huge chocolate cravings on a regular basis, but it’s just never excited me that much. I’ve even been to Belgium and tried some of the world’s finest, but eh, no big deal. This was the case, until I discovered [...]

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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

► Skip to the recipe 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 [...]

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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?

► Skip to the recipe 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 [...]

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