Potted Sapling Cupcakes | Josh Pan




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Hey Guys, in celebration of Earth Day, I hereby introduce... the SAPLING CUPCAKES!!! It's like a plant, but a cake at the same time. I hope you enjoy this video. If you do, don't forget to like, share, and subscribe!! Thanks y'all!!


1 3/4 Cup Flour
2 Cup Sugar
3/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
2 Tsp Baking Soda
1 Tsp Baking Powder
1 Tsp Salt
1/2 Cup Whole Milk
1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
2 Extra Large Eggs
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1 Cup Strong Hot Coffee

1 Bar Butter
2 Cup Powdered Sugar
1-2 Tbsp Heavy Cream
2 Tbsp Cocoa Powder

1/2 Cup Crushed Oreo
1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder

Fresh Sprigs of Mint



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    5 years ago on Introduction

    Line with parchment paper if you're scared of munching some lead. It'll look like a weed barrier and help keep some of the "soil" in.

    There's some debate about it, but from what I've heard most often is that most unglazed terra-cotta products are lead-free.

    Just to clarify that statement, the biggest concern about using pots or really any ceramic product with food is that the glaze often uses lead. As these pots are un-glazed, they are unlikely to contain lead.