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Big Red Kitchen: Little Peach Cakes

Big Red Kitchen: Little Peach Cakes
More Food Crafts:Chocolate Covered Strawberry Mallow CandiesRainbow Cupcakes with Rainbow FrostingCandy Cake The title of this post sounds like a term of endearment someone may bestow on a cute little child, but no, the photo is a shot of my Little Peach Cakes made this morning for when my niece and nephew come over to play. My own children were amazed at how real these little cakes appeared. They were almost too cute to cut into and eat but everyone loves a fresh peach right? I had spotted these in a magazine years and years ago (maybe Southern Living?) and just today thought to make them. A piece of cinnamon stick and a peppermint leaf complete the finishing touches. Little Peach Cakes What you will need: 2 Wilton Mini Ball Pans1/2 Duncan Hines Yellow cake mix, 1/4 cup butter, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup milkred liquid food coloringyellow liquid food coloring3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided1 cinnamon stick6-12 fresh peppermint leaves12 whole almondsOne batch Buttercream Frosting 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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