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Liqueur Flavored Simple Syrup

Posted by Jackie This syrup is used to coat each layer of your cake before applying icing or filling Liqueur Flavored Simple Syrup Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 Tablespoon Flavored Liquer (ie, Amaretto, Raspberry, etc) Instructions In a medium saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Stop stirring, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and add liqueur. Cool to room temperature. Will keep, refrigerated in an airtight container, for up... read more

Simple 'n Moist Strawberry re-mix

Posted by WyoMom2b This recipe will fill 2-10", 2-6" rounds and a few cupcakes left over. Simple and flavorful! I have used this recipe to carve cakes as well as stack so it is durable as well. If you can't find strawberry pudding mix, you can substitute strawberry gelatin but I found the cake is more moist with the pudding. I have also used cheesecake flavored pudding with a little strawberry extract as well. Ingredients: Amount Ingredient 2 boxes white cake mix 2 cups pureed strawberries with juice 8 whole eggs 1 cup flour 1 cup... read more

Mountain Dew Cupcakes

Posted by Brandy1621 My sister inlaw is a Mountain Dew fanatic and is expecting her fourth child now. So, I wanted to do something special for her. I decided what better than Mountain Dew cupcakes that she had been asking me to make for about four months now. What?Don't judge I have been busy :). She originally saw the recipe on allthigscupcake.com. I made some changes as the original didn't have any orange flavoring so, I definately had to correct that. Hope you enjoy these as much as we did. I ate 3 and am not even the pregnant one. Sorry I don't have a picture, they... read more

Fluffy American Buttercream

Posted by BakingJeannie This is like a cross between the Swiss Meringue buttercream and the American buttercream. You may use poured fondant instead of the powdered sugar and egg white combination below. The buttercream is fluffy, does not crust but smooths perfectly. It's a variation of Mike's Buttercream. I have been using this recipe in place of my regular Swiss Meringue buttercream since in Florida the Cottage Law does not allow a meringue buttercream. It stands up well in the humidity (adding the Sweetex) and I can get it really smooth quickly. Just stick the... read more

VEGAN Vanilla Frosting

Posted by Cookiexxx I had my first vegan request, tried one recipe, which failed miserably. I came across this one, and it was FANTASTIC. Even my BF, who's a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, tried the vegan cupcake with vegan vanilla frosting and loved it! Ingredients: Amount Ingredient 1/2 C shortening 1/2 C soy butter (Earth Balance is good) 3 1/2 C confectioner's sugar (powdered sugar) 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 C soy milk (or rice milk. I used vanilla flavoured soy milk)     Directions: Cream together shortening and... read more

Grapefruit Cake with Grapefruit Buttercream

Posted by Jackie This cake is fresh, bright, with a flavor you can truly appreciate whether you simply love a good grapefruit or have spent a month and unaccountable dollars trying to replicate. This Grapefruit Cake with Grapefruit Buttercream has an original flavor, both clean and pure. After the warm cake emerges from the oven, it is brushed with grapefruit juice which soaks deep into the layers, making an unbelievably moist and tender cake (with just a hint of true tartness). The Grapefruit Buttercream lends a sweeter aspect to this cake. Made with a grapefruit... read more

Tiramisu

Posted by natureskandy this is one of my family's favorite recipe for tiramisu. try it!! Ingredients: Amount Ingredient 8 oz mascarpone cheese 3 eggs +one egg yolk 20 lady finguers 1 cup strong sweet coffee 3-4 Tbspn cocoa 1 1/2 cups fine sugar 1/4 cup good quality brandy     Directions: mix the eggs and sugar for about 5 minutes. On low add the mascarpone cheese, mix on low/medium for for about 3 minutes or untill it looks creamy custard, fold in brandy. step ! on a aluminum cake pan (8"x8") line... read more

Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Posted by partiqueen I get rave reviews from chocolate lovers with this recipe. Ingredients: Amount Ingredient 2 - 12 oz pkg Giardelli Semi Sweet Chocolate pieces 1 pint heavy cream 1 tsp vanilla 4 c Confectioner Sugar 1/4 c unsalter butter 1/4 c Crisco shortening 1/4 c milk Directions: Heat heavy cream in microwave for 3 mins. Add chocolate pieces and mix till smooth.... read more

Honey & Ginger Cookies

Posted by ad999 Theese cookies are slovakian tradition. They are often made at Christmas and Easter. They are the favourite cookies in our house and they are lovely at any time of the year. Kids love to decorate them with icing and sprinkles, and when nicely iced they make very pretty christmas tree decorations. Ingredients: AmountIngredient400 gplain flour150 g icing sugar (confectioners)1 heaped teaspoon mixed spice (blend of cinnamon powder, ginger powder, clove powder, ground nutmeg)1 level teaspoonbicarbonate of sodazest of 1 lemon120 ghoney60 g butter2 eggs, 1... read more

Rocky Road Mini Cupcakes

Posted by NextGreatBaker These are to die for!!! Ingredients: AmountIngredient24 reg. size Cupcakes or about 50 mini ones. Just put that down below... Directions:You will need: Mini Cupcakes Liners Chocolate Cake mix (I used Philsbury Dark Chocolate.) Chopped Pecans Whole Almonds Chocolate Chips Marshmallows CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM Powdered Sugar (1 Ib... approx: 3 3/4 cups.) 6 tsp. Milk 1/4 Bag Melted Chocolate Chips 1 Stick of Softened Unsalted Butter 1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract Directions: Fill each cupcake liner with chocolate batter... read more

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