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10 Things Only Cupcake Bakers Understand

1.  The feeling when a perfectly domed cupcake sinks as it cools.

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Mocha Almond Fudge Frosting

Mouthwatering Mocha Almond Fudge Frosting

Silky, smooth, and pillowy light, this mocha frosting with a swirl of fudge and a sprinkling of slivered almonds is a showstopper.  I paired my mocha almond fudge frosting with the Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake and highly recommend that you do the same.   Eating this combination is like dining on a rich brownie hot fudge [...]

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pina colada cupcakes

Piña Colada Cupcakes from Teacher By Day Chef By Night – Pin of the Week

This week’s Pin of the Week chosen by Pinterest Explorer Sarah Elizabeth Singleton is piña colada cupcakes from Teacher By Day Chef By Night.  Sarah chose these cupcakes because she “pinned that pin to the Cupcakes Galore board and it was repinned 694 times (my phone kept going off!) so there must be something special about that [...]

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Leftover Frosting Cookies

Easily Turn Leftover Frosting Into Cookies

When frosting a batch of twenty-four cupcakes, I always end up with one unfrosted cupcake (fine by me as I love plain cake) or gobs of leftover frosting in the bowl.  Leftover frosting gets pawned off to be used as a vegetable dip (That makes it healthy, right?) or to be slathered on crackers.  Once, [...]

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Deep Fried PIckles

Sweet Cornmeal Deep Fried Pickles

These sweet cornmeal deep fried pickles sprinkled with powdered sugar and drizzled with sticky honey are meant to be served hot.  When I arrived at a going-away party with the fried pickles, the oven was occupied and the pickles could not be reheated immediately.  I was surprised to see that people started eating the pickles [...]

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Mile-High Cupcakes

Mile-High Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

  Road tripping across mid-America inevitably leads to spotting signs for world-famous mile-high pies.  If you subscribe the the belief that bigger is better, the promise of pies rising into the sky (just how tall will they really be?) calls you off the highway, past corn fields, corner stores, and timeless homes to pie shops [...]

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