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It’s Official: Pie Is The New Cupcake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Pies - This new type of pie takes inspiration from the cookie, which never goes out of style. This recipe brings the current craze for the

Well, it’s about time. Cupcakes are good and all, but they don’t do savory. Pie is clearly superior. Pillsbury has made it official and has decreed 2011 to be “The Year of the Pie.” Whether or not the company’s low-risk announcement will alter the course of the cupcake trend is yet to be seen, but they got it right by including recipes in their marketing push. Shown above is the Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Pie, and all the recipes can be found at

Read on to see the list of Top 10 Pies to Try.

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May 26, 2011   No Comments

Cupcake Measuring Spoons Also Make Muffins Maybe

Cupcake Shaped Measuring Spoons Pink Baking Tool Gadget

I would say this cupcake thing has gotten far out of control, but I doubt many would agree with me; there is no denying that cupcakes are portable and delicious. They probably don’t use these Cupcake Shaped Measuring Spoons down at the cupcake store in the mall near you, but then again, they just might. In any event, the set of four overly-cute cupcake-themed prep tools can be used for whatever you decide to bake. Probably.

April 8, 2011   No Comments

Edible (Candy) Eyeballs

Wilton Candy Eyeballs

Yes, technically all eyeballs are edible (or so they say). But these Wilton Candy Eyeballs are certainly much sweeter. Sold in a pack 56, the sugar eyes are meant for decorating cakes, cookies and other sweet treats. So they probably won’t mind being plucked out (of frosting).

February 15, 2011   No Comments

Cupcake Stand Shows Off

Betty Crocker Cupcake Stand

The popularity of the cupcake isn’t too hard to understand. Like little sweet jewels they stand out amongst duller competition. And you can eat them, that’s always good.

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November 17, 2010   No Comments

Burger Surprise For The Sweet Tooth

Hamburger Roundabouts Cupcake Sleeves

You don’t always know what you’re going to get when you bite into a hamburger. Other than the fact that they can be rare, medium or well-done, burgers can be made out of many different basic ingredients, from the traditional beef, to healthier alternatives like turkey or even grains. However you like your burger, chances are it’s not as sweet as this one.

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April 16, 2010   No Comments

We all scream for ice cream cone cupcakes

NordicWare Ice Cream Cone Cupcake Pan

Kids and adults both will love this NordicWare Ice Cream Cone Cupcake Pan. That may look like an ice cream cone, but it is actually a cupcake. Of course, after your creation is cooled and iced, you could always top it with a scoop of actual ice cream for a fun and delicious treat.

This original pan is capable of baking six cone-shaped cakes at a time. Measuring 3-inches deep and 10.5-inches across, the pan will produce some good-sized cupcakes. Constructed of heavy cast-aluminum, it is also non-stick coated for easy cake removal and clean up.

Cupcakes never go out of style, and the recent trend surrounding these little treats shows no sign of slowing down. Take your cake to the next level, and show off your style with cupcakes made from this distinctive pan.

March 13, 2009   No Comments