easy cupcake stand (aka 200 cupcakes, part 3)

So far we have baked and frosted 200 cupcakes while keeping our cool, stored them overnight and got them to the venue, and now we are going to show them off. Cupcakes can entice nearly anyone into their presence like the Sirens luring sailors to their doom. Without any special displays or fancy decorations. So […]

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200 cupcakes, part 2

So you’ve got 200 cupcakes piled up in your kitchen, now what do you do?

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how to bake 200 cupcakes & keep your sanity

Well, almost. Even though I estimated that I needed 100-140 cupcakes I wound up baking almost 200. What can I say? I’m an overachiever. As freaked out as I was the night before, it wasn’t so bad. I’m not saying that if you’ve never baked a cupcake you should start by baking 200 in one […]

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pumpkin spice cupcakes with maple cream cheese frosting

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Even if the fall weather hasn’t decided to stick around yet, it is time for pumpkins. And spices. And maple cream cheese frosting… then again, when isn’t time for maple cream cheese frosting? If you haven’t tried it yet, go mix some up now, I’ll wait…. right? (pronounced as two syllables like “righ-eet?”). Yep, it […]

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Cupcake cones

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A friend of mine graduated with her masters recently and her husband threw a little party in her honor. He asked me to bring a dessert (I seem to be getting a reputation). I had a hard time deciding what to make but finally decided to try out cupcake cones. They have been on my […]

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Everything old is new again: red velvet cupcakes

Red velvet cake. It’s a Southern classic.  But one of those classics that I took for granted all those years growing up in the South. (I am from Savannah, Georgia and it doesn’t get much more Southern than that.)  But my mom is Korean and so I never really thought of myself as “Southern”.  At […]

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the ultimate cupcake

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The Ultimate? I know, that’s pretty bold of me to say.  Right?  I’m not usually so bold.  In fact, as a rule I under-sell things… you know, the whole set expectations low and deliver above and beyond.  But you know what?  This cupcake can stand up to the scrutiny.  The flavors are all understated but […]

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