Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 3
Vanilla Cola Ice Cream Sandwiches

Homemade Vanilla Cola Ice Cream Sandwiches

These homemade ice cream sandwiches are the ice cream sandwich version of a soda shop’s vanilla Coke – classic Americana!  A tray of these homemade ice cream sandwiches made using from-scratch cola ice cream and soft, chewy vanilla cookies belongs alongside waving paper flags, sparklers and sprinklers, swimming pools, and red, white, and blue hair bows on [...]

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Cherry Cola Maraschino Cherries

Cherry Cola “Maraschino” Cherries

I’ve never been a fan of the red-dyed, corn syrup filled maraschino cherries.  Since cupcakes are known for their cherries on top, I’ve made two wonderful versions of homemade maraschino cherries (classic maraschino cherries made with alcohol and kid-friendly maraschino cherries).  This year, I present something completely new – cherry cola “maraschino” cherries!!  If you [...]

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Cola Ice Cream

Why Have You Never Tried Cola Ice Cream?

Cola is such a refreshing summer flavor and it’s even better in ice cream format!  My cola ice cream is rich, smooth, and creamy (just like ice cream should be) and tastes just like cola!  If you are a cola lover (or know one), add this recipe to your summer bucket list! These days, it’s [...]

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Yaksik Cupcakes

Yaksik Cupcakes for a Korean Wedding

It’s been years since I baked cupcakes for a wedding and I had no plans to do it again.  However, when my friend Andrew buttered me up by reminding me how much he loved the green tea cupcakes that I baked for his taiko group and then asked if I could bake cupcakes for his [...]

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Hop Donuts

Hops Donuts with Lemon Curd Glaze

Not everyone loves the herbal, bitter flavor of hops, but those who do go hoppin’ mad for it.  I once waited in an hour-long line with a hopped up crowd of hoppy beer enthusiasts to try a special release of Bell’s Hopslam Ale and saw firsthand the extent of hop fandom.  Although we rarely see hops [...]

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Mango Margarita Pie

Frozen Mango Margarita Pie With a Pretzel Crust

  This frozen mango margarita pie is a pie that I wanted all to myself.  I snuck small slices out of the freezer for too many days in a row.  (The last couple of slices I had were a bit freezer-burnt, which didn’t stop me at all from eating them.)  This frozen mango margarita pie [...]

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