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Maple Cupcake With Maple Buttercream

These turned out amazingly well. When I asked BG where it ranked in comparison to the other two that everyone loves, she said it tied with the others. This is very high praise, since she compares almost every cake I make to either the pumpkin or the chocolate cream cheese. The recipe calls for pure… Continue reading Maple Cupcake With Maple Buttercream

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Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

Just dropping in real quick while I take a moment before I dig back into this latest cake project. Like fondant, buttercream icing/frosting can be finicky. It took me a while to find a recipe that I like. Both to use and to eat. Similar to fondant, if your recipe uses shortening, you loose out… Continue reading Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

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Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

I had planned on doing my usual with this and taking pictures along the way, but... me being a crazy, stressed out, busy me over the last several days managed to forget that was the plan until the cake was baked, iced and served out onto plates. I've only done this one a few times,… Continue reading Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

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Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

I didn't get the recipe up the last time I made these, so I made sure to get pics this time around. Peanut Butter Chip Cookies (and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip) 1/2 Cup Butter (only use real, not margarine) 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar (packed) 1 Egg 1… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake Pops

This is only the second time I've made this specific recipe, though I've played with cake balls for a while trying to get the ratios and chocolate correct. I know I've done something different as the first batch of these I ever did came out perfect, but this time, my outer chocolate layer never quite… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake Pops

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Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

I've heard these called by other names in the past, Black Bottom Cupcakes and Cheesecake Cupcakes, but I've always just called them my Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes.  Basically they are chocolate cupcakes with a drop of chocolate chip cheesecake in the center topped with cream cheese icing. These are probably my most popular and requested… Continue reading Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes