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Marzipan (This is the recipe that i'm using for my cake decorating) :)

By [Nashwa] About This Recipe:       Hi, this is the recipe i'm using its so stretchy and it tastes great,,you can use Wilton powder which is the raw egg alternative..   Ingredients: 2 cups granulated sugar 1/8 tsp cream of tartar 4 cups ground almonds (or almond meal) 2 egg whites Powdered sugar for dusting Preparation: 1. Prepare a workspace by sprinkling powdered sugar over a marble slab, wooden cutting board, or large baking sheet. Fill your sink or a large bowl with cold water. 2. Place the sugar and 2/3 cup water in... read more

Puertorican Shortbread Cookies

By [PR_11] About This Recipe: This are cookies from my island Puerto Rico, they are called " Mantecaditos" with Guava in the center . They taste really good ..saben deliciosos    Ingredients: 1/2 cup - Vegetable Shortening ( Manteca Vegetal ) 1/2 cup (1 stick ) - Butter ( Mantequilla ) 1 cup - Sugar ( Azúcar ) 2 cups - All P. Flour ( Harina Todo Uso ) 1 tsp - Vanilla or Almond Extract ( Extracto de Vainilla o Almendra ) Pinch - Baking Powder ( Pisca de B. Powder ) 1 Egg Yolk ( Yema) Food Coloring ( Colorante Para Comida)     Directions:Preheat Oven to... read more

Sturdy Whipped Cream Frosting

  "This is a YUMMY whipped cream frosting that is very stable and does not melt at room temperature unlike many standard whipped cream frostings. It also makes a GREAT dip for fresh fruit -- not too sweet, just right! This recipe is GREAT for a stand mixer but will work with any good mixer."     Ingredients: Original recipe makes 5 cups 1 (8 ounce) packagereduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1/2 cupwhite sugar 1 teaspoonvanilla extract 1/2 teaspoonalmond extract 2 cupsheavy cream   Directions: Combine the cream cheese, sugar,... read more

Cadbury Brownie Cupcakes

By [Babbo] About This Recipe:     A recipe I love that takes away my chocolate cravings ;-)     Ingredients:   1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 squares unsweetened chocolate chopped 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter cut into pieces 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs lightly beaten 2 teaspoons clear vanilla extract     Directions:     Step 1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Line standard muffin pan with baking cups. Step 2 In medium bowl, combine flour and salt. In small heavy saucepan or microwave-safe... read more

Rich and Moist Carrot Cake

By [PR_11] About This Recipe: it taste really good and with cream cheese even better ! Here is a photo ..( the cupcake has a bite )     Ingredients: 6 cups - grated carrots 1 cup - raisins (opcional) 4 - eggs 1 1/2 cup - white sugar 1 cup - vegetable oil 2 tsp - vanilla extract 3 cups - All Purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp - baking soda 1 tsp - salt 4 tsp - ground cinnamon 1 cup - chopped walnuts (opcional) 1 cup - brown sugar     Directions:-In a medium bowl,... read more

Rolled Buttercream

Posted by JessMarie03 This is a rolled buttercream that taste better than fondant and looks great on cakes. I use it on all of my cakes. If you do not use exact ingredients the rolled butter ream will not come out great like cracking and etc. Also does great with coloring. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1Cup Shortening 1Cup Light Corn Syrup 1/2 Tsp Salt 1 Tbsp. Clear Vanilla or Almond extract 2 Lbs. 10x Confectioners Sugar Directions Step1: Mix light corn syrup with shortening until we'll mixed. Step2: Add salt and... read more

Rolled Vanilla Fondant

Posted by JessMarie03 Most fondants taste after some googling I found this wonderful Vanilla fondant recipe with an amazing taste. It is also the easiest Fondant I have made so far with a beautiful look to it as we'll. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 Cup Shortening (Crisco in can) 1 Cup Light Corn Syrup 1 Tablespoon Clear Vanilla Extract 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 2 Lbs 10x Confectioners Sugar Directions Step 1: Mix together shortening and light corn syrup until completely mixed. Step 2: Add salt and clear vanilla... read more

White Chocolate Sour Cream Ganache

  Posted by ycknits I've seen comments in forum entries about how to make white chocolate ganache using sour cream instead of whipping cream. I searched every which way, but could not come up with the ratio. So, after digging around on the web and finding small quantity recipes, here is what I came up with for a larger batch. It doesn't even require measuring the ingredients. I prefer this recipe to standard white chocolate ganache because it is not so sweet (and so delicious that you will want to eat it with a... read more

Shelf stable cream cheese icing

Posted by SugarQueenie I have a client who has requested a red velvet/cream cheese cake with fondant. As we all know, fondant hates the fridge and cream cheese can't stay out for more than a few hours. I came up with this recipe to meet the needs of this client. I got rave reviews and no one could tell the difference (although I could slightly). This may have been done before, but hopefully this helps someone. Ingredients Amount Ingredient 1 cup hi ratio shortening 1.5 cups shelf stable cream cheese filling 2 lbs powdered sugar 2... read more

Eggwhite Gumpaste

Posted by Kimbecupcake This is my favorite gumpaste recipe. It dries light and strong and is easy to make. The recipe is taken from the ebook "Icing Only" by Kim Knott. It is ready to use immediately if you use shortening on your hands but will be even easier to work with if you let it sit overnight in an airtight plastic container or plastic bag. The recipe makes 2.5 cups of gumpaste and works beautifully in silicon molds. The roses in the picture were shaped by hand, then when dry, dusted with Wilton pearl dust. The leaves were colored by mixing leaf green paste color... read more

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