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カメ のメロン パン Turtle Melon Pan. One of my close friends is studying abroad in Tokyo this semester (I'm very jealous) and I've been keeping up with her travels on Facebook.

カメ のメロン パン Turtle Melon Pan

I was looking through her photo albums when I spotted really cute turtle-shaped melon pan in a photo of a Japanese bakery display. Next thing I knew I was on Google searching up a melon pan recipe as the thought "I must make turtle-shaped bread" ran through my mind. If you have no idea what メロンパン a.k.a. Melon Pan is, let me explain. First of all, in Japanese "pan" means bread. Melon pan consists of a lightly sweetened bread topped with a layer of sugar cookie dough, scored with the checkerboard pattern. Melon Pan Recipeadapted from My Food Geek 1 1/2-2 cups flour 2 T active dry yeast 2 T sugar 1/2 cup water (110 degrees) 1/2 t salt 1/2 stick butter, room temperature 1 egg 3/4 cup + 1 T flour 1/2 t baking powder 1/4 cup sugar sugar for dusting. Rainbow Cake in a Jar.

I’ve always had a penchant for sunshine in a jar.

Rainbow Cake in a Jar

Doesn’t the very phrase itself, “sunshine in a jar,” roll off your tongue and fill your mouth with magic? While I’ve never yet found myself a sunshine in a jar, I think we may have just concocted it in our kitchen tonight. In this simple recipe, a basic white cake is turned into a slew of bright colors, baked to perfection, then topped with a creamy white frosting. Cakes baked in jars can be topped with traditional metal canning lids and stored in the fridge for up to five days. They make a great treat to ship to someone, so long as you can ensure delivery to it’s final destination within 3 days. Rainbow Cake in Jar 1 box white cake mix made according to package instructionsNeon food coloring in pink, yellow, green, turquoise, and purple3 one-pint canning jars1 can vanilla frostingRainbow sprinkles Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Scoop about 1/2 cups of cake batter into five small bowls.

Recipes. Baking Basics:Cupcake Decorating Part I. Today’s post is from one of Diane of Created by Diane.

Baking Basics:Cupcake Decorating Part I

Diane and I met a year ago and I consider her friend and a very talented blogger, so I’m excited and honored to have her guest posting. She’s here to share with us her tips and tricks to decorating cupcakes with one my favorite tips, Wilton’s 2D. If you’ve been to her site, then you know she can wield some decorating magic with this tip. If not, head over after you are done here not only to see her beautiful cupcake creations, but all her delicious sweets and mouth watering savory dishes. . . . I’m thrilled that Naomi asked me to guest post today.

My favorite decorating tip is the 2 d tip. Typical cupcakes start with the frosting on the outside edge. I love frosting that has that ruffled edge to it. Cupcakes. Created by Diane. Halloween Cupcakes - Spooky Martha Stewart Halloween Cupcake Ideas. Shindig Parties TO GO: December 2011. Over the weekend I was busy finishing up gift projects for neighbors, friends, and my kids' teachers and friends.

Shindig Parties TO GO: December 2011

Always on the lookout for fun, homemade gift ideas, I sometimes make my own Chex Mix in large batches to give away at the holidays. With the baking involved in making Chex Mix, however, it was going to take a bit more time than I had to give this year. Instead, I came up with a new, no-bake version that actually turned out really yummy. I packaged the mix into quart size mason jars and used Amanda's Parties To Go's latest FREEBIE MERRY CHRISTMAS TAGS to make stickers for the front of the jars. You can And if you download, I would LOVE for you to support Shindig Parties The freebie set includes a page of 2" circles and a page of 3" circles.

After printing, cut close to the designs with scissors and then punch each one out with your circle craft punch. Once you've got your labels printed and cut, it's time to make your No-Bake Chocolate Chex Mix. TO MAKE THE JARS: 1. Cupcake Tutorial « Decorate This. September 2010 Several people have asked me how I ice my cupcakes, what tip I use, etc.

Cupcake Tutorial « Decorate This

Others have commented on my piping skills and wondered how I do it. I’ll share my secret…it’s the tip. That’s really all it is. — the Cupcake Social – Your one-stop-shop for Pretty! {Cupcake Basics} How to Frost Cupcakes. Best-Ever Cupcake Icing Kit™ Decorate This!: Cupcake Decorating Tutorial. Have you ever looked into a cupcake display case in a shop, and taken a look at all the gorgeous swirls and artfully placed dollops of icing?

Decorate This!: Cupcake Decorating Tutorial

Have you ever asked yourself, "I wonder how they do that?? ". Hold on to your piping bags people - you're about to learn (and it's not as hard as you might think)! Materials Piping bags - I prefer to use a larger piping bag (16"+) for icing cupcakes. You won't have to fill the bag as often, and your icing won't be close to the opening of the bag. The open star tip is a Wilton 1M; the closed star, french, and plain round are extra large tips, and were purchased from The Cupcake Social. Piping Technique for Extra Large Tips Place tip inside your piping bag, and fill with icing.Hold your piping tip approximately 1/4" above your cupcake at a 90° angle.

What Anne Makes: Cupcakes with Raspberry Sauce, Cream Cheese Filling and Chocolate Ganache. Because everything tastes better with bacon... Cool stuff from Japan: Beautiful traditional candies. Traditional Japanese food is known for being beautiful and colorful.

Cool stuff from Japan: Beautiful traditional candies

Nowhere is this more evident than with these jewel-like traditional candies from Kyoto. The ones in the box here are ame (飴) or hard sugar candies. They mostly just taste like pure sugar, though a couple have some fruit flavor. But I find it hard to eat them anyway - they are so gorgeous. The bumpy ones are kompeito (コンペイ糖 or 金平糖), which you may know from various anime and manga. The ones with the flower designs are called kintaro ame (金太郎飴). Cute Japanese Food Stickers. In Japan, people worship pretty while collecting all the consumers to buy products unless they violate the laws of their country, all you can do is cute.

Cute Japanese Food Stickers

Some Japanese restaurants are pretty, which implements the idea that the food and made a series of culinary arts. Bento is which is filled with typical Japanese dishes to eat in a single portion takeout or home. The traditional lunch rice, fish and meat, pickles, and one or more sides 1 dish.Although Tommies, convenience stores, bento shops, train station, because it is readily available in many department stores nationwide, cooked vegetables Consists, Japanese housewives are generally still spend considerable time and energy to produce an attractive lunch.

Japanese Cute Foods. Japanese Cute Foods Sunday, April 26th, 2009 | In Foods & Beverages | In Japan, people are worship everything cute, everything can be made cute as long as no against their country’s law while attracting consumers to buy their products.

Japanese Cute Foods

Some Japanese restaurants has implement the cute ideas to their foods, and made the food as a series of arts. After a research, there are more Japanese cute foods at e-obento ~ The Japan’s cute food gallery. Below are some creative cute foods that I have received from my personal email few days ago, enjoy viewing the cute foods photos now. Some of these cute foods/ ice-creams above are really good for view rather than eat. Cute, food, funny, japan, japanese food. Cuteobento.