BOOK REVIEW: Zombie Cupcakes

We look at a lot of different cookbooks. No surprise, over the past couple of years we’ve seen a number of cookbooks riding the cupcake wave. The most memorable is Zombie Cupcakes: From the Grave to the Table with 16 Cupcake Corpses, by Zilly Rosen, a professional cake designer based in Buffalo, New York. Cooked…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY #1 ~ Cupcake Molds From My Little Cupcake

My Little Cupcake’s cupcake molds make mini cupcakes on a stick. They’re irresistible. Six lucky winners will each receive a set of four My Little Cupcake molds—guaranteed to become the most popular molds in the house. For a kids’ project, there’s a no-bake cupcake recipe (simply make a dough from cream cheese and ground chocolate…
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PRODUCT: More Cupcake Fun

Our favorite from Junior’s: the retro “Hostess cupcake” with a creme center. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE. Earlier this year we were at a trade show in San Francisco. A fine German chocolate producer was exhibiting its wares, displaying three tiers of gorgeous chocolate cupcakes as an example of what could be made…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hot Fudge Cupcake Icing

This week we visited the website of Saint Cupcake, a cupcake bakery in Portland, Oregon. In addition to buttercream and cream cheese frostings, the busy bakers came up with a third concept: icing cupcakes by dipping them in chocolate sauce (a.k.a. hot fudge). We like that idea—especially since our Top Pick Of The Week is…
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RECIPE: Black Forest Cupcakes

Make these Black Forest Cupcakes as a special treat. Photo from Chocolate Bliss, courtesy Celestial Arts Publishing. Love chocolate? Love cherries? How about cupcakes? You can meld all three with this delicious recipe for Black Forest Cupcakes. While they can be made year-round with canned or frozen cherries, take advantage of the fresh ones that…
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