Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 5
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

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 if you have the time [...]

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Mimosa Oatmeal

Mimosa Oatmeal Makes Any Morning a Celebration

I’m a fruit-in-my-oatmeal kind of gal.  Sweet and comforting apple cinnamon oatmeal and banana honey oatmeal are my favorites for PJ-lounging mornings.  Sometimes, however, I want an oatmeal that is vibrant and bright – one that kick-starts my day and says, “Today is special!”  That oatmeal is mimosa oatmeal. A mimosa is a super simple [...]

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bakers dreams

10 Things Every Home Baker Dreams of Having

1.  Someone else doing the cleanup work – anyone would do, but someone you are physically attracted to would be ideal… or a robot… or an adorable talking kitten.

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chocolate croissants

Win a Free Croissant Class from Craftsy!

Croissants are a….  wait… I can’t finish this sentence… too busy looking at that picture from Classic Croissants at Home and wanting a hot, buttery croissant NOW!  Seriously, I apologize that I can’t make one materialize in your hand while you are reading this post.  OK, let’s try again. Croissants are a baked pastry that [...]

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Jaffa Cupcakes

Jammin’ Jaffa Cupcakes

If you are not from the United Kingdom, you may not have encountered Jaffa Cakes.  Jaffa cakes are more like a cookie than what Americans would consider a cake. I decided to start a new tradition on Cupcake Project of periodically baking recipes inspired by the blogs of Cupcake Project commenters.  So, if you leave [...]

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