Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 4
artisan bread making

Win a Free Artisan Bread Making Class From Craftsy

If you are happy with bread that’s just OK, Craftsy’s online artisan bread making course is not for you.  In Craftsy’s course, instructor Peter Reinhart (author of five books on bread baking, including The Bread Baker’s Apprentice, which was named cookbook of the year in 2002 by both the James Beard Foundation and the International Association [...]

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lisa email

My Response to a Very Upset Reader

Here’s my very public response to the above email that I received from former reader Lisa: I started Cupcake Project back in 2007.  It was literally a project to master the cupcake.  I had a full-time job and never dreamed that one day my blog would be more than just a joyful, creative outlet.  Today, [...]

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back to school snacks

8 Back to School Snacks You Didn’t Know You Could Make From Scratch

Cupcake Project is a baking blog and you might think that I would suggest all kinds of super sweet frosted treats for back to school snacks.  Nope!  I want my son to learn about healthy eating and to enjoy food that’s good for his body.  Most of the time he gets fresh fruit or dried [...]

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Peach Crumble

Simple Stuffed Peach Crumble

► Skip to the recipe   After spending a full day baking from-scratch croissants, this stuffed peach crumble (which can be be assembled in under five minutes) was a pleasure.  Stuffed peach crumble is made by stuffing fresh peach halves with  a cinnamon oat crumb topping.  Don’t forget to stop and smell while the peach crumbles [...]

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Brioche Hamburger Buns

Brioche, Kids, and Chickens

Just three days before their one year birthday, two of our five pet chickens died.  If you don’t have pet chickens, it might be tough to understand the connection that we have with our flock.  We regularly pet them, snuggle them, and occasionally even bring them into the house to greet guests.  Our loss, however, [...]

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Bananas Foster Croissants

Bananas Foster Croissants

► Skip to the recipe Ripping into a hot Bananas Foster croissant releases a cloud of steam which fills the air with the scent of bananas, rum, and caramel.  Peek through the steam and you’ll see layers upon layers of irresistible, flaky pastry. You can make Bananas Foster croissants with store-bought puff pastry dough, but [...]

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