Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 5
Mango Margarita Pie

Frozen Mango Margarita Pie With a Pretzel Crust

  This frozen mango margarita pie is a pie that I wanted all to myself.  I snuck small slices out of the freezer for too many days in a row.  (The last couple of slices I had were a bit freezer-burnt, which didn’t stop me at all from eating them.)  This frozen mango margarita pie [...]

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Cheese Blintzes

Cheese Blintzes With Apricot Lemon Quick Jam

Cheese blintzes are pure Jewish comfort food.  To make cheese blintzes, you take a savory crepe cooked fully on one-side only, wrap it around a sweet, lemony mixture of ricotta and farmer’s cheese (or cottage cheese) and pan fry or bake it. Golden Filled Crepes, Cheese Blintzes, 13 oz. (Pack of 12) Growing up, my [...]

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Chocolate Cheesecake Rugelach

Chocolate Cheesecake Rugelach

Growing up Jewish in New York, rugelach were a regular nosh – ever-present beside platters of bagels, lox, and whitefish.  Rugelach are traditionally filled with jam and/or nuts and raisins.  As with Hamantashen, rugelach fillings stray from the classics and you can often find poppy seed, marzipan, or chocolate varieties.  Honestly, I don’t care what the [...]

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Toffee Crunch Cupcakes - Bakers Royale

Toffee Crunch Cupcakes from Bakers Royale – Pin of the Week

This week’s Pin of the Week chosen by Pinterest Explorer Ashley Fehr is toffee crunch cupcakes by Bakers Royale.  Ashley says of the cupcakes, “I love all that’s going on in these cupcakes, especially the contrast in textures: the crushed candy, chocolate ganache, moist cake and fluffy buttercream = amazing!”  I have to second that. Naomi (the superstar [...]

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Overmixed Cupcakes

What Happens When You Overmix Cake Batter

My cupcake recipes often contain the instruction “mix until just combined.”  Today, inspired by Craftsy’s free (to Cupcake Project readers) baking basics course, I want to talk about what that really means and what happens when you overmix cake batter. What Happens When You Overmix Cake Batter? Mixing batter until “just combined” means that you should stop [...]

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my bakers box giveaway

Win Three Months of Baking Supplies From My Bakers Box

My Bakers Box is a super fun way to collect seasonal baking supplies.  My Bakers Box was started with three girlfriends who have a passion for baking.  They realized it can be difficult to find unique baking supplies in local stores and wanted to make these types of supplies more accessible.  Subscribers receive a special [...]

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