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Polka Dot Cake from Bake Pop Pan

Polka Dot Cake from Bake Pop Pan
Find the tutorial on how to make an Ice Cream Cake with surprise inside polka dots as seen on KUTV Channel 2 here. Will putting polka dots inside a cake work? How does one do that? I conducted a little experiment to find out. Perhaps you've seen these in the store lately and walked right by them. Like I did. I kept asking myself, "Why in the world would I possibly need that when I can roll a perfectly round cake ball with my own two hands?" After researching cake ball pans a bit, I settled on this brand. I started with a white cake mix and made some of the adjustments recommended in the instruction guide that came with the bake pop pan. You can see the bright colors in the vents peeking through after the clamps were put on. The instruction guide also suggests spraying some non-stick baking spray with flour on the outside of the vents. One of the happiest surprises of the day was that the volcanoes were more like little caps that popped off almost by themselves leaving the insides intact.

Valentine’s Day Egg in the Basket The other day, my brother and I were talking about fish sandwiches. (Weird opening sentence, I know.) He informed me that the café where he works serves a sandwich called the Son of Salmon, to which I replied, “. . . wait, what?!” I spent the next hour brainstorming sandwich names for my future food cart, Killer Sandwiches.

Bird On A Cake: Rainbow Tie Dye Cake Today I am sharing a cake that is guaranteed to brighten your day! Look at all those beautiful RAINBOW colors... This cake combines the awesomeness of tie dye and rainbows... Doesn't it make you smile? I used the cake coloring technique (not the recipe) found at Omnomicon. 5 Business & Design Tools Every Tech Freelancer Should Learn – ReadWrite Guest author Danny Groner is manager of blogger partnerships and outreach for Skillfeed. When you work as a freelance designer or coder, your success or failure is entirely reliant on you. Since there's no one else you can blame for missed deadlines or shoddy work, it's incumbent on you to keep your skills fresh, your attention fixed and your ideas polished. The people who excel working for themselves are more than just good networkers - they make themselves marketable through the array of tasks they can tackle and complete. Quite simply, they offer more opportunity and flexibility than their peers. It's always going to be easier and more efficient for a company to hire one contractor for a given project than two, or more.

Teeny Tiny Rainbow Cakes You’ve probably seen many full-size rainbow cakes (here's one with White Chocolate Buttercream and who can resist this Vanilla Rainbow Cake?). But there’s something special about having a tiny little rainbow cake of one’s own, which is why I’m making these for a friend’s birthday later this month. They’re just the ticket to bring a smile to anyone’s face, especially a slightly birthday-weary guest of honor! These are easy to make, and a fantastic candidate for “make-ahead” due to the freezer time involved. The parchment paper is actually, I believe, the most important part of the recipe—the layers are so thin that there’s no other way to handle them. The parchment paper provides both stability AND mobility!

lollies - a little ART CANT HURT a perfect rainy day thing to do! the colors make any day better! how to make LOLLIESyou will need: jolly ranchers, candy sticks, parchment paper, foil & a cookie sheet 1) lay a piece of foil on cookie sheet. cover foil with a piece of parchment paper.2) unwrap candies and place side by side on parchment paper in your choice of color & flavor combinations. use three candies together for extra large lollies, and only two candies together for regular lollies.3) heat candies in oven for about 5 minutes at 200 degrees. keep a close eye on the candies and take them out as soon as they've barely melted together. if you leave them in too long they will melt too much and you won't be able to put a stick into the lollie. alter the cook time accordingly.4) carefully take cookie sheet out of oven. immediately lay candy sticks into place on melted candies. slowly twirl in melted candy to coat the stick and so it will hold in the lollie. they're hot!

heart milk cubes With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I am excited to share a couple projects to celebrate the holiday with subtly and style. These milk heart cubes are a sweet surprise for your man’s morning coffee or a tall glass of milk. As they melt, the milk turns pink (the twins were in love!). To make the milk cubes, combine milk and a few drops of red food coloring together in a small bowl.

Oreo Marshmallows Marshmallows are a curious sweet treat for me. When I was younger I wasn't crazy about them, I loved to heat them up in the microwave and watch them expand, but I never ate them straight out of the packet that much. But ever since Sweetness The Patisserie opened up near me I found out how good handmade marshmallows could be. It was a revelation, and I have been making my own marshmallows ever since.

Goodie Goodie Gumdrops! Pretty little homemade gumdrops. I found a recipe for them in the book Celebrating Candy and wanted to give these sugary treats a try. Plus, it’s just fun to try new things. You’ll need some unflavored gelatin… Playing With Food: May Meringues Hello everyone! It’s Emilie and I’m back with the May edition of Playing With Food . Thank you for your warm response to my first post , it’s wonderful to see the joy that food brings! Icecream Cupcakes II …who said: sequels are never any good? Icecream Cupcakes II… Fill the cones with smarties for an additional surprise… 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:

The Secrets To DIY Cake Magic Today we have a special guest post from Family Style’s own Rachel Faucett. (To read all of Rachel’s amazing posts, click here!) Okay, so I haven’t exactly had the chance to try these out yet, but the step-by-step tutorials on Amanda’s “i am baker” blog put cakes like these within the grasp of everyday people like myself. Yay! Even if you’ve never visited the delectable i am baker blog, chances are you’ve seen Amanda Rettke’s beautiful cakes before. They tend to make their way around the Internet rather quickly, inspiring wannabe bakers everywhere.