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Sweet Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Filling & Meringue Frosting. Best Chocolate Cake REcipe. This is an easy chocolate cake recipe that requires no creaming and is one of the most forgiving in technique and measuring.

Best Chocolate Cake REcipe

It’s chocolatey and so moist it borders on fudgey, but still light and crumbed enough in texture to constitute a cake. Best Chocolate Cake Recipe In fact it’s so moist you can bake this cake 5 days beforehand and not worry about it drying it out. No lie. And that is the reason why this is my go-to chocolate cake for birthdays or celebrations. Glut squash cupcakes. Method You might think I'm mad using butternut squash to make muffins, but it's really just like using carrots, as the two vegetables are very similar.

Glut squash cupcakes

The skin of a butternut squash goes deliciously chewy and soft when cooked, so there's no need to peel it off. Give these a go – they're a perfect naughty-but-nice treat. 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas 4. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Luscious Lemon Bars - Picture-Perfect Meals®Picture-Perfect Meals. Lemon Bars Creamy.

Luscious Lemon Bars - Picture-Perfect Meals®Picture-Perfect Meals

Dreamy. These Luscious Lemon Bars live up to their name. Striking that perfect balance of sweet and tart, these sunny little gems whip up easily. While the crust bakes, make the simple filling. Where Food Goes Beyond the Boundary of Hunger: Pixel Cookies: Link from Zelda. The Ginger Snap!: Carrot Orange Cupcakes and Cream Cheese Orange Zest Icing.

I decided to try making carrot & orange cupcakes (because that is basically just a bunch of tiny carrot cakes with a little bit of orange, right?)

The Ginger Snap!: Carrot Orange Cupcakes and Cream Cheese Orange Zest Icing

Because I always hear about people being sooooo in love with carrot cake but I have never had a proper bite! The Ginger Snap!: Homemade Fruit Mince Pies. Since I currently live in England at the moment, I am always trying to bake traditional British treats, but sometimes they just don't interest me or are rather boring (don't tell my fiance I said that!)

The Ginger Snap!: Homemade Fruit Mince Pies

I mean, Americans really love experimenting with foods, and we really love peanut butter, chocolate, and candy bars (I'm sure I'm missing a few other things we love). But, apparently fruit mince pies are a tradition during the Christmas holiday and my fiance convinced to give them a shot. I made my fruit mince from scratch, along with the dough. They turned out better than I was expecting, until our cat Emery licked the powdered sugar off of all the tops. Unfortunately I couldn't save them for Paul to take to work, but I did manage to get some pictures of the final product, and all the steps along the way. Oreo Mousse 497498. Ginger Ale Cupcakes and a Hey YoYo Giveaway! Today I have a fun little giveaway with my favorite party supply shop - Hey YoYo!

Ginger Ale Cupcakes and a Hey YoYo Giveaway!

Whenever I need a jolt of inspiration, I just hop on over to the online store to get a fix of kitsch and color. Amanda is the shopkeep, and she has an eye for the cutest cupcake papers, treat bags and partyware of all kinds! I recently received some squee! -worthy items from the shop, like these party hats. They're reversible! My good friend Christen was having a birthday, so she was the perfect person to help model party hats.

Christen's cute pooch tagged along and he was caught giving crazy puppy-dog eyes for a bite of cupcake. Contest Entry This contest is open worldwide because Hey YoYo ships worldwide, how awesome is that!? The ginger ale cupcakes were light and delicious. Ginger Ale Cupcakes Source: SprinkleBakes original recipe Yield: About 18 cupcakes Prep: 1 hour 15 minutes Ginger Ale Cake. GLAZED ORANGE BARS. Kristin Atwood Writer. Roasted Grape, Goat Cheese + Honey Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. Peekaboo pumpkin pound cake. Peekaboo pumpkin pound cake with brown butter pecan icing Ingredients: For the pound cake 1 (14-ounce) box pumpkin bread mix1 (16-ounce) box pound cake mixOrange food coloring For the icing 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter3-1/2 cups powdered sugar3 tablespoons evaporated milk1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Peekaboo pumpkin pound cake

Cinco de Mayo piñata cookies. Video how-to: Pinata Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar1 cup powdered sugar1 cup butter1 cup vegetable oil2 eggs1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon almond extract1 teaspoon baking soda5 cups flour1 tablespoon vanillaMini M&M candies1/2 cup powdered sugar (frosting)2 teaspoons milk (frosting) Directions to make piñata sugar cookies: Cream sugars with butter.

Cinco de Mayo piñata cookies

Split dough into five, even-sized balls and one smaller ball (this will be the black one). Use a container the same approximate width of your donkey/burro piñata cookie cutter, and line it with plastic food wrap. Cover the layered dough and freeze for four hours or overnight. Remove the dough from the container and unwrap from the plastic. Immediately after you take them out of the oven, use your burro piñata cookie cutter to cut the cookie shapes.

How to make your own Nutella at home. Inspired Recipe: Cardamom Creme Brulee - PAPER/PLATES. There are few things I find as satisfying as the crack of a creme brulee.

Inspired Recipe: Cardamom Creme Brulee - PAPER/PLATES

That sharp snap means a lot of things. On the light side, it means you’re about to delve into a pot of sugary, creamy, eggy goodness, or that your next few minutes will be spent savoring shards of burnt sugar and creamy custard. On the flip side, that you’ve broken through a tough surface to claim a sweet reward, that you’ve defeated that hard wall separating you from the essence of the dessert that lurks beneath the cover. In the context of In the Shadow of the Banyan, cardamom creme brulee is a perfect metaphor for the way Raami’s heart closes off as she works and starves. Read our recommendation of In the Shadow of the Banyan. (Click images to enlarge.) Though a classic creme brulee uses vanilla bean, swapping this out for cardamom gives the dessert a warmer, deeper flavor that transports you east. Cardamom Creme Brulee Serves 8 An eastern twist on Julia Child's classic creme brulee recipe. PAPER/PLATES. Red Velvet Cake Truffles Recipe. Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and what says “love” better than a box of truffles?

Red Velvet Cake Truffles Recipe

How about a box of handmade truffles? Banana Boats BBQ Recipe. Slutty Brownies. Now I don’t want to over sell this, so I’m going to be conservative and simply say, that these are… The Best Brownies In The WORLD. I know, big statement. They’re called Slutty Brownies because they’re oh so easy, and more than a little bit filthy. They’re best served warm from the oven, with good quality vanilla ice cream (devastatingly I didn’t have any in the freezer this time, so I guess I’ll just have to make them again). They take about 45mins to make, including baking time. The ultimate comfort food, whipped up within the hour. You will need… 1 Box of cookie mix, 1 Box of brownie mix, 2 Eggs, Butterbeer Cake. March 18, 2011 | Print | E-mail | Filed under cake This year for my sister’s birthday celebration, I was worried that my cake wouldn’t live up to last year’s puffle cake.

Every idea I came up with just didn’t seem good enough.