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"Cupcake Cafe" recipe wanted

jnk Oct 18, 2010 06:51 AM

I'm not necessarily a cupcake eater but the "Cupcake Cafe" in NYC has a wonderful tecture to their yellow cupcake (besides the fact that are beautifully decorated). The yellow cake cupcakes have almost a corn muffin texture. I've looked online and have never been able to find a recipe for it so I'm asking you experts if you have an idea as to how to get a finished product that will come close. Thanks in advance.

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    toveggiegirl Oct 18, 2010 02:03 PM

    Have you tried their (apparently not very good) cookbook?
    http://www.amazon.com/Cupcake-Cafe-Cookbook-Ann-Warren/dp/0385483392
    You can also find a version of the recipe (that was published in the Globe and Mail newspaper) online here:
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_4kErUg2g8lo...

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      jnk Oct 18, 2010 02:20 PM

      I appreciate you help with the recipe. Just as I always had an aversion to buying an album (I know I'm dating myself) for 1 song, so do I have an aversion to buying a cookbook for one recipe. Hey.....irecipe, 50 cents per....thanks for the idea!

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      craiger1ny Oct 18, 2010 08:36 PM

      I can't help with the recipe, but wanted bragging rights to say that Ann Warren did a fantastic tiered strawberry shortcake (the real kind with biscuits) for our wedding, and it was fantastic. No one else would do it for us because it needed to be assembled on-site, but she was willing. We later found out she got her start selling strawberry shortcake at a street fair in the city.

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        jnk Oct 20, 2010 01:03 AM

        Lucky couple!

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