Chick in Egg Cupcake Topper

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1. You need a smooth round ball of white modelling paste, this is for the shell. 2. Squish this down into a circle. It doesn’t have to be neat. 3. Using a scalpel, cut triangles out around the edge to make the cracking shell. 4. Push this into a paint palette using a ball tool […]

3D Animal Cupcakes

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The other day I wanted to make some animal cupcakes, but I wanted to make them different, so I started  thinking in using the cupcake as the body of the animal and just add the head and other parts of the body. I played with my idea and voilá, these super cute animals, super sweet […]

Doctored Mix Churro Recipe

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  Doctored Mix Churro Recipe 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon Vegetable oil 1 egg 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 2 cups baking mix, such as Bisquick Combine sugar and cinnamon and set aside. Begin to heat 1-inch of oil in a frying pan to 350  F. Working quickly so oil will […]

How to Make Gummy Gems

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I love the look of hard candy gems on cakes but the process of working with hot sugar and isomalt is always a little off putting to me.  Typically the hard candy gems are tossed to the side because they can not be eaten with the cake; and all my hard work is thrown away. So I set out […]

Pink Umbrella IC Winner

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Our Pink Umbrella Inspiration Challenge lifted our spirits and helped us forget the winter weather for a minute. For the original inspiration and rules, visit the contest announcement. The winner of the challenge is… Congratulations to the Pink Umbrella Inspiration Challenge Winner Christian S  for this sweet little cake. We love the hand painted touches and the romantic cherry […]

Lemon Glaze For Bundt Cakes

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Lemon glaze adds a touch of sweetness and fresh lemon flavor over-top bundt cakes, or even banana loaf. Try this recipe with this lemon vanilla bundt cake recipe. Lemon Glaze 1 cup apricot jam 3 tablespoons lemon juice Zest from half a lemon 1 cup powdered sugar COMBINE all ingredients in a small saucepan. SIMMER […]

Top Cupcake Towers

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Towers of cupcakes make any celebration more fun. Check out this collection of top cupcake towers for weddings, birthdays and showers. By button-moon Vintage style Ivory Ruffle cake with matching cupcakes, edible brooches, pearls, etc

Metric and Imperial Recipe Conversions

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How often do you find an amazing recipe only to see that the unit of measurement in not familiar to you? It may seem easier to move on and find an alternate recipe that doesn’t require conversion. With just a few minutes and a calculator, you can convert any recipe between metric and imperial with […]