Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 4
Deep Fried PIckles

Sweet Cornmeal Deep Fried Pickles

These sweet cornmeal deep fried pickles sprinkled with powdered sugar and drizzled with sticky honey are meant to be served hot.  When I arrived at a going-away party with the fried pickles, the oven was occupied and the pickles could not be reheated immediately.  I was surprised to see that people started eating the pickles [...]

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Mile-High Cupcakes

Mile-High Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

  Road tripping across mid-America inevitably leads to spotting signs for world-famous mile-high pies.  If you subscribe the the belief that bigger is better, the promise of pies rising into the sky (just how tall will they really be?) calls you off the highway, past corn fields, corner stores, and timeless homes to pie shops [...]

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Cherry Cola Pie

Just When You Thought Cherry Pie Couldn’t Get Any Better

  What do you do when you have a bowl full of cherry cola “maraschino” cherries?  You make cherry cola pie, of course! Just as you wouldn’t expect chicken glazed with wine to taste just like a bottle of wine, don’t expect the cherry cola pie to taste exactly like a cherry cola.  The burst [...]

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rainbow cupcake liners

Rainbow Fondant Cupcake Cups – Pin of The Week

This week’s Pin of the Week chosen by Pinterest Explorer Janine Eshelbrenner is rainbow fondant cupcake cups by Beth from Hungry Happenings for Tablespoon.  I’m not usually a fondant fan, but I’ll make an exception in this case since I’m always all over the idea of edible liners. I must admit that more of you are likely to make Beth’s [...]

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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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