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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot cake is a crowd-pleasing dessert. Although I admit that chocolate and vanilla will probably always have a slightly bigger fan base than carrot cake does, there is just something about a moist and spicy cake carrot cake that makes it a big hit every time I serve one. Carrot cake will probably win itself even more fans when it shows up in cupcake form. ... Read More »

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Big Book of Cupcakes: 150 Brilliantly Delicious Dreamcakes

A cupcake is supposed to make you want to grab it and scarf it down, enjoying every bit of tender cake and sweet frosting as you eat it. They remind you of treats that your mother made – even when she used a mix – and bake sales you attended as a kid and put all of those memories into one delicious, single-serving treat. Cupcakes ... Read More »

My Little Cupcake Cake Pop Mold

Cupcake Pop Mold

Cake pops are popping up everywhere these days. They are on blogs, in bakeries that want to make good use of leftover cake and frosting and are even sold at Starbucks. There are several books available that guide you through the process of making them, too. They are not difficult and most are shaped by hand – but as with all hand-shaped things, the look ... Read More »

Mardi Gras Cupcakes

Mardi Gras Cupcakes

There are lots of traditions surrounding Mardi Gras, but one of my favorites is King Cake. King cake is a braided pastry made with a rich yeast dough that is filled with a sweet cinnamon mixture and topped with brightly colored gold, green and purple icing. The recipe varies from place to place, but the overall effect is quite like a large danish or cinnamon ... Read More »

Woman trashes bakery in “cupcake rage”

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You’ve probably heard of “road rage,” the irrationally intense anger that some people experience while driving in traffic that causes them to do crazy and reckless things. Have you heard of “cupcake rage”? Most people are simple disappointed when their local bakery is out of their favorite treats. A woman in Wales, however, experienced full blown “cupcake rage” when she discovered that the local cupcake ... Read More »

Cupcake Keys

CupcakeKeys

I have a set of Cookeys, Oreo cookie-shaped plastic key covers. They’re cute, food-related and certainly make my keys easy to spot. I’ve noticed that more and more key covers are coming out, both food related and not. I’ve seen donuts and robots, but this set of Cupcake Key Covers jumped out at me as being just about as cute as my sandwich cookie set. ... Read More »

Cupcake Corer

Cupcake Corer

Filled cupcakes seem like a challenging thing to make at home at first glance. With a regular cupcake, it’s easy to see how to put some frosting on top of the cake, but figuring out how to get the filling inside is not quite as obvious. Fortunately, it is easier than it looks to fill cupcakes and there is absolutely no reason not to make ... Read More »

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Root Beer Float Cupcakes, in progress

I have been itching to make some root beer cupcakes with my bottle of Sonoma Syrup Co’s Root Beer Syrup because the syrup is so flavorful and seemed like it would pass on a great root beer flavor into baked goods. The syrup has concentrated the root beer flavor and it comes through much more strongly (and more naturally) than using root beer-flavored extract might. ... Read More »

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