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Thanksgiving Turkey Cake Pops

I couldn’t stop giggling when I saw these Thanksgiving Turkey Cake Pops.  I showed everyone in my office and some of them giggled too.  Bakerella says, “You’ll want to gobble these right up!”  You’re right Bakerella, I sure do.  But there is certainly much joy to be found in creating these faux-feathered gobblers.  Each one […]

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Brownie Batter Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes

 Chocolate just never really gets old does it?   As I’m sure you’ve heard, chocolate is good for you.  In celebration of chocolate being good for you, I highly recommend trying this recipe for Brownie Batter Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes.  Bloggers Kevin and Amanda also call their cupcakes “The Mega. Extreme. Chocolate. Overdose. Cupcake.”  These cupcakes aren’t made […]

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How to make Halloween Ghost Meringue Cupcakes

Trick or Treat?!  Check out these darling Ghost Meringue Cupcakes by Everyday Occassions.   Jenny piped festive ghosts made up of Swiss Meringue Buttercream on top of each chocolate cupcake.   she sprinkled pureed chocolate Oreos on top of the chocolate frosting so that it replicated dirt.   This has got to be one of my favorite Halloween […]

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Creme Brulee Cupcakes

Creme Brulee Cupcakes… Seriously?!  Absolutely!  Baker’s Royale is at it again with another incredibly fabulous recipe.  One important tip to make these cupcakes a success is by baking the cupcake half way through, add  the custard and then place the cupcake pan in a water bath to finish the process.  She also used Magnolia Bakery’s […]

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3 Different Cookie Dough Dips

Earlier today I showed you the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip that What Megan’s Making crafted up in her kitchen.  She actually got the recipe from the talented, How Sweet It Is.  When I scampered over to her blog, I was thrilled to discover that she made a grand total of 3 different cookie inspired […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Dips are no longer just for food.   Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip truly  brings dip to a whole new level.   What Megan’s Making says, ” This stuff is awesome and really does tastes like cookie dough! I served it with animal crackers, but I think graham crackers would be a good choice as well. Or […]

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Kentucky Fried Chicken Decorated Cookies

I couldn’t help not giggling when I found these Kentucky Fried Chicken themed Cookies.  Bake at 350 calls these cookies, “Desserts for Dudes”.  Sheoffers an entire instructional on how to decorate the sugar  cookies to look exactly like fried chicken.  Everyone needs a little KFC in some form, right?!   These KFC themed cookies look just […]

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Egg Nog Frosted Nutmeg Sugar Cookie

Maybe it’s just a hair too early to post about Christmas cookies… but I was way too excited about these.  Better Homes and Gardens recently featured an Egg Nog Frosted Nutmeg Sugar Cookie recipe.  It’s one of their favorite Christmas Cookie Exchange specialty recipes.  I know I will be baking these in just a matter […]

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Cinnamon Roll Cookie

Cinnamon Rolls have been in the hot seat lately.  Lately, I have seen various Cinnamon Roll recipe mashups.  Baker’s Royale jumped on board with an original twist.  She made Cinnamon Roll Cookies.  It’s a cookie with similar ingredients as a cinnamon roll.  Each cookie is drizzled with a vanilla glaze icing.  What a brilliant idea!  […]

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Jacqueline Butler of Petalsweet Cakes

Have you ever looked at a wedding cake and wondered how someone was able to make such beautiful, delicate, and realistic flowers out of sugar?  Well, Jacqueline Butler of Petalsweet Cakes knows exactly how.  Jacqueline started her San Diego based wedding cake business in 2003, and since then, she has made a name for herself […]

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Dark Chocolate Frosting

Here is a rich chocolate frosting recipe.  It’s easy to pipe and swirl on top of cupcakes.  Beantown Baker had tried several chocolate frosting recipes.  Including Chocolate Ganache, Hershy’s Chocolate Frosting and Chocolate American Buttercream.  Neither frosting recipe was perfect for her cupcakes.  Luckily, she came across a Dark Chocolate Frosting recipe from Baking Heart.  […]

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The Ultimate Best Vanilla Cupcake

This is the next cupcake I plan on making.  Stef from Cupcake Project has been hard at work trying to discover the Best Vanilla Cupcake recipe.   I have been carefully following her vanilla cupcake challenge for quite some time.   Stef  gathered 50 bakers to test and rate 3 different rounds of vanilla cupcake recipes. The […]

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Vanilla Whipped Cream

So many desserts go hand-in-hand with whipped cream.  Two Tarts has a Vanilla Whipped Cream recipe that only consist of 3 ingredients.  All you will need is one pint of heavy whipping cream, seeds of one vanilla bean (or 1tsp pure vanilla extract), and 2 Tbsp powdered sugar.  Whipped Cream pairs perfectly with pumpkin pie, […]

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