Cupcakes are serial cakes. Mass produced but conveying a sense of homestyle goodness. Cupcakes are the perfect homeopathic antidote for the industrially-produced food we mostly consume. Fordism never tasted so sickly sweet.
You may read this and think: High maintenance! Picky! Temperamental! But I hope you’ll view it like this: Pastry is logical and consistent and wonderfully fun.
Apple cider doughnuts | smitten kitchen. Mental note.
Chocolate and tahini make a delicious goeey cake | La Tartine Gourmande. A friend made this last week. And it was good.