Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 4
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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Honey Bun Cupcakes

Honey Bun Cupcakes – You Know That I Love You

I’ve wondered about honey buns since hearing the song “Sugar Pie Honey Bun” by the Four Tops.  I decided to bake a honey bun recipe (more specially, honey bun cupcakes) for Valentine’s Day.  As I prepared to write the post, however, Jonathan burst my bubble by telling me that song is actually titled “Sugar Pie [...]

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Chocolate Olives

Olive and Chocolate Aphrodisiac Love Bombs

Green olives are reputed to make men more virile and dark chocolate has been thought since the time of the ancient Mayans to increase erotic pleasure.  Combine olives and chocolate and you have little aphrodisiac love bombs that are a must for an intimate Valentine’s Day dinner for two. To create olive and chocolate aphrodisiac love [...]

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