The New York Times pronounced that pie is the new cupcake. Pie to Cupcake: Time is Up prompted serious reflection on my part on the State of Desserts. Has the cupcake’s moment in the sun finally passed?
At first, I figured I had featured more cupcakes than pies on IslandEAT. However, I was wrong. Perhaps pies really have overtaken cupcakes. Perhaps I am a more of a victim of trends than I care to admit.
In the pie-versus-cake(cupcake) debate, I discovered that I have posted three pie recipes to two for cupcakes. My first post for either was about my rather unsuccessful effort to recognize National Pie (Disaster) Day:
But, close on the heels of that pie, I made cocoa-cayenne cupcakes with citrus-cream-cheese frosting (or, cupcakes, 2 x C3):
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