Decorator’s Buttercream

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When piping borders and flowers, icing consistency it crucial to a successful outcome. Meringue buttercreams, while delicious, lack the stiffness for well defined petals and layered border techniques. A decorator’s buttercream should take color well, hold up as best as possible to the heat from your hand, be stiff enough to hold it’s shape, but […]

Top Peanut Butter Recipes

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While we definitely don’t need a special reason to celebrate this sweet and savory snack, January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day, and we’re happy to indulge whenever we can! This list of our favorite peanut butter treats include recipes for Peanut Butter White Chocolate Oatmeal Squares, Peanut Butter Brownies, and more. Peanut Butter Cup […]

Trip to Paradise: Toasted Coconut Cupcakes With Vanilla Frosting

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Indulging in this toasted coconut cupcake recipe will tingle your senses and perhaps even take you to paradise. Seriously, one bite is like taking a journey through coconut groves along the beaches of the South Pacific. Let’s trick our brain into thinking we’re on an exotic vacation, shall we? Take your kitchen on a tropical […]

Coconut Cake Recipe

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Recipe here: http://www.joyofbaking.com/CoconutCake.html Stephanie Jaworski of Joyofbaking.com demonstrates how to make a Coconut Cake. To me, layer cakes are for celebrations and this Coconut Cake is a real crowd pleaser. I love everything about it. From its’ snowy white marshmallowy frosting that is enveloped in shreds of dried coconut, to the layers of moist and […]

Peanut Butter Cream Sandwich Cookies

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Peanut Butter Cookies are delicious on their own, but sandwiched with a sweet creamy filling, they are heavenly. 1 batch of irresistible peanut butter cookies 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon kosher salt Combine filling ingredients […]

Spruce Up Fall Flavors With Fresh Ginger-Honey Buttercream

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Honey buttercream is probably the most underrated and least used type of buttercream. I love it because it’s so versatile — not only is it the perfect consistency for cake pops, topping cupcakes, frosting layer cakes, making whoopie pies and topping cookies, but it’s also an ideal pair for other flavors as well! My favorite: […]

Maple Walnut Carrot Cake with Orange Icing

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  Maple Walnut Carrot Cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon ginger 1 cup canola oil 4 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 3/4 cup pure maple syrup 2 cups finely grated carrot, firmly packed 1 large apple, peeled and grated […]

Hummingbird Cake

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Hummingbird cake is a lovely alternative to carrot cake for a Fall gathering or birthday. It has all the things we love about carrot cake, it’s moist and rich with cream cheese frosting, but with a fruitier ingredient list. We’ve mixed up hummingbird cake a bit by adding cranberries and white chocolate. Delicious! Hummingbird Cake […]

Swiss Meringue Buttercream Tutorial

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This week we are Mixing-It-Up in the kitchen and heading Back-to-Basics as I show you how to make Vanilla Buttercream from start to finish. It is my go-to frosting and can be flavored many different ways. LOOK DOWN BELOW for all the ingredients you’ll need. Granulated Sugar – 1 pound 4 ounces Eggs Whites – […]

Lemon Glaze For Bundt Cakes

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Lemon glaze adds a touch of sweetness and fresh lemon flavor over-top bundt cakes, or even banana loaf. Try this recipe with this lemon vanilla bundt cake recipe. Lemon Glaze 1 cup apricot jam 3 tablespoons lemon juice Zest from half a lemon 1 cup powdered sugar COMBINE all ingredients in a small saucepan. SIMMER […]