Category Archives: Cupcakes

Instant Gratification from France

I don’t like the taste of cake mix. There’s something metallic about it that spoils the flavor for me. Plus, how much time does it actually save to use a mix, given that you have to add liquid, egg, and … Continue reading

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Characters and Cupcakes

Our next door neighbor turned 93 this week so of course we baked banana cupcakes with googly eyes. The recipe was a riff on my banana layer cake recipe but I am incapable of making the same thing twice, apparently, … Continue reading

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Don’t Overthink the Pumpkin Cupcakes

I made a couple of dozen pumpkin vanilla cupcakes for a party tonight. My friend, who was having the party, instructed me not to “overthink the cupcakes.” Because she doesn’t know me very well! I wouldn’t have a baking blog … Continue reading

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