Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 2
Frosting Substitiion

The Frosting Substitute You Need to Know About

Sweet buttery frosting certainly has its place, but not every cupcake or cake needs to be topped with butter and sugar. A simple frosting substitute will make your cupcakes much healthier and also cool and refreshing. Instead of topping your cupcakes with frosting, substitute Greek yogurt!  I have a recipe on this site for Greek yogurt […]

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Meyer Lemon Cupcakes

Spring Fresh Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes with Ginger Buttercream

Sometimes a cupcake liner can inspire a cupcake. Take, for example, these pastel silicone liners from Chambers Bay Baking Company: As soon as I opened the box, I knew that I needed to make cupcakes that would fill my soul with sunshine – like when I walk by the daffodils that have popped up next door. […]

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Cookie Dough Molten Chocolate Cake

Cookie Dough Stuffed Molten Chocolate Cake

Taking a molten chocolate cake and hiding chocolate chip cookie dough in the center could ignite a dessert revolution with people screaming and pounding spoons demanding more.  But, of course, there are no leftovers to be had when cookie dough stuffed molten chocolate cake is involved.  It must be eaten hot out of the oven […]

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French Onion Soup Pie

Your French Onion Soup is Even Better as a Pie

My French onion soup pie skips the unimportant part of French onion soup (the soup) and focuses entirely on the good stuff (the French bread that takes on the soup’s flavor and the gobs of gruyère cheese).  It tastes just like French onion soup but it’s sliceable and has the texture of a bread pudding. French […]

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Potato Candy

How to Make Candy With Only a Potato, Nutella, and Sugar

My Nutella potato candy has the consistency of fudge and tastes like Nutella with the sweetness of white chocolate! But really, candy made with potatoes?  Yes, potatoes.  You’ll never know they are there. There are two types of potato candy.  There’s the potato candy that looks just like potatoes (the resemblance is astonishing) but actually contains no […]

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Hamantaschen Pie

Hamantashen Pie

Purim is almost here and it’s time to start thinking about hamantashen (the triangular cookies that are supposed to remind us of evil Haman’s hat).  Hamantashen, like all Jewish foods, can be made with a variety of different doughs and fillings.  Family traditions are influenced by great-grandmothers who toted recipes from the old country. It’s […]

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