Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 5
Pad Phai

Pad Phai (a.k.a. Pad Thai Pie)

When my friend Ray challenged me to make Pad Phai (Pad Thai Pie), I smirked and couldn’t resist accepting. Pad Thai is the typical American gateway drug to Thai food, leading the way to curries and spicy Thai soups.  It’s Thai comfort food and I knew that it would be even more of an American […]

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King Cake Pecan Pie

Gooey Sticky Sweet King Cake Pecan Pie

“Beads!! Beads!!” the Mardi Gras parade-goers chant.  Forget that!  I say, “Pie!!  Pie!!”  I’m talking about the ultimate Mardi Gras dessert – King Cake Pecan Pie. King cake is the classic Mardi Gras dessert.  It’s a bread-like cake that tastes like a nutty cinnamon roll.  King cake is famous for its vibrant decoration in the […]

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Funfetti Dessert Nachos

Loaded Funfetti Dessert Nachos

This may be the Super Bowl dessert of all Super Bowl desserts – I made cookie dessert nachos, you guys!  And, not just any cookies, but crunchy funfetti cookies! I didn’t stop there.  I went one step further to make them loaded nachos with a meringue dip (you can use marshmallow fluff if you want […]

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Chocolate Rum Cupcakes

Chocolate Rum Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Frosting

Sometimes cupcake recipes can go frosting-free, the cake a perfect dessert all on its own.  These chocolate rum cupcakes, however, should always be presented as a package deal with their chocolate mousse frosting.  The cake is heavy and almost bitter from blackstrap molasses and spiced rum.  When matched with the sweet and airy chocolate mousse […]

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site survey

What Do You Think?

Can you believe it’s 2015?  I still remember when the year 2000 seemed so far away and futuristic (Where are the flying cars, people?).  2015 means that I’ve been writing Cupcake Project for nearly eight years.  In all of that time, I’ve never done an opinion survey.  At first, I didn’t care what anyone else […]

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Coconut Clusters

EASY 3 Ingredient Brazilian Coconut Clusters

Of all of the Cookie Project cookies that I’ve made, these Brazilian coconut clusters are by far the easiest.  They are the best last-minute-whip-something-up-from-scratch cookies that I’ve found.  Mix three ingredients, scoop them out onto a cookie sheet, bake for 10 minutes and you’re done – so simple!!  Oh, I should mention that they are […]

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