Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 4
Hurricane Rum Balls

Hurricane Rum Balls Are a Must at Your Mardi Gras Party

  These hurricane rum balls are not like the rum balls that you find on Grandma’s Christmas dessert spread.  They are meant to be taken with you on a Mardi Gras float, brought to a Mardi Gras parade, or served alongside King Cake (or King Cake cupcakes) at a Mardi Gras party.  These hurricane rum [...]

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strawberry chocolate hi hats

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes from Smells Like Home – Pin of the Week

This week’s Pin of the Week chosen by Pinterest Explorer Kathy Grinstead is chocolate covered strawberry cupcakes from Tara’s blog, Smells Like Home.  I love the way that Tara describes these cupcakes: I paired my favorite and go-to chocolate cupcake with strawberry Swiss meringue buttercream and then dunked the frosting in a coating of melted chocolate.  They are [...]

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Dark Chocolate Fortune Cookies

I See Dark Chocolate in Your Future

As I tucked handwritten fortunes into homemade dark chocolate fortune cookies, I felt a sense of power – I had control over someone’s destiny.  Whether you believe them or not, the words in a fortune cookie can get you thinking about a bright future to come.  I wanted to keep my fortunes positive and joyful, [...]

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Sugar Pie

The Best Pie You Have Never Tried: Skillet Sugar Pie

Sugar pie (sometimes called sugar cream pie) tastes like crème brûlée in pie format.  It’s rich and decadent and the filling requires just six ingredients (sugar, butter, half and half, vanilla, nutmeg, and cornstarch).  Tasting sugar pie, you might assume that it is loaded with eggs like a traditional custard – but it’s the cornstarch that [...]

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strawberry cheesecake cupcakes

Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes from Doughmestic – Pin of the Week

This week’s Pin of the Week chosen by Pinterest Explorer Rachel Rhodes is strawberry cheesecake cupcakes from Susan Whetzel’s blog, Doughmestic.  I love that Rachel picked these cupcakes because they are simple, fun, and perfect for Valentine’s Day.  These strawberry cheesecake cupcakes are vanilla bean cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and they are topped with fresh strawberries. The S'mores [...]

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Red Hot Cupcakes

Red Hot Cupcakes Are Not For the Faint of Heart

Warning: These red hot cupcakes are spicy!  Red hot cupcakes are not for the faint of heart – they are, well, red hot! Red Hots – 22 oz Bag If you’ve ever had a red hot candy, you know what to expect.  The cupcakes mirror the candy’s intense cinnamon flavor. To make red hot cupcakes, [...]

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