Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 3
Rainbow Potatoes

Taste the Rainbow Potato

  Hasselback potatoes (named after the restaurant at the Hasselbacken Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden) are a showstopping cross between thick-cut fries and loaded baked potatoes.  They have the same appeal as pull-apart bread – ripping off pieces is irresistible!  Each piping hot potato piece is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. In honor of [...]

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Green Tea Sprinkles

Homemade Green Tea Sprinkles

This year, I learned how to make homemade sprinkles (see my posts on strawberry sprinkles and pumpkin pie spice sprinkles).  Homemade sprinkles are shockingly simple to make and sprinkle making is completely addictive.  My pantry may soon be overrun with jars of sprinkles in a rainbow of colors and flavors.  Today, in honor of St. [...]

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Edible Grogger

Edible Purim Groggers (They Actually Make Noise!)

I’ve been planning to make an edible Purim grogger (noisemaker) for over a year.  Last Purim, I experimented with making a grogger out of hamantashen dough, but the grogger didn’t make noise and it fell apart way too easily.  This year, I decided to use chocolate.  I got advice from my friend Jenny at Kakao [...]

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Gorp Muffins

Meet the Hiking Snack You Didn’t Know You Needed

Gorp is the hiker’s snack.  Whether or not you see yourself as a serious outdoorsy type, I assure you that these gorp muffins are for you.  Gorp muffins are for mom and/or dad out with the scout troop, a short day hike with friends, a stroll around a city sculpture park on your lunch break, [...]

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Irish Soda Bread

You’ll be Shocked by the Surprise Ingredient in this Irish Soda Bread

Dump a bunch of ingredients in a bowl (under 5 minutes of your time), give a little mix, transfer into a skillet, bake for 40 minutes, and you’ve got an unforgettable sweet, hearty, rustic Irish soda bread.  This Irish soda bread is being added to my short list of show-stopper recipes that I can throw [...]

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Tiramisu Frosting

Fluffy and Irresistible Tiramisu Frosting

This tiramisu frosting could dress up even the most drab of cupcakes.  It’s a Swiss meringue buttercream frosting recipe, which means that it’s silky smooth and not overly sweet.  However, this tiramisu frosting trades some of the butter for mascarpone cheese and is finished with rum, espresso, vanilla, and a dusting of cocoa powder. I [...]

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