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Offline Miss Mia

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Baking
« on: June 03, 2012, 04:02:52 PM »
Any other bakers here?  I love to bake, and I don't eat desserts much either.  My newest favorite website for cupcake liners is Bake It Pretty.  They have nice grease proof liners.  I bought their Best Ever Cupcake Icing set a few weeks ago.  Here's some cupcakes I made last weekend and I used the gigantic tips from the set.  It's not the greatest looking, but they looked pretty good.  Those are marble cupcakes, a white & chocolate, but I colored the white hot pink, and with a purple vanilla butter cream frosting. 

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Re: Baking
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2012, 04:21:47 PM »
I have been craving cake lately. Those look scrumptious. Who did you make the cupcakes for?

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Re: Baking
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2012, 04:27:07 PM »
I have been craving cake lately. Those look scrumptious. Who did you make the cupcakes for?

Those were for a young cousin who's favorite cake is white & chocolate, and favorite colors pink & purple. 

I'll post pics of the Key Lime Cupcakes whenever I finish them.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2012, 05:12:22 PM »
Those were for a young cousin who's favorite cake is white & chocolate, and favorite colors pink & purple. 

I'll post pics of the Key Lime Cupcakes whenever I finish them.

Upper right one looks perfect. Save it for me.  :-)

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Re: Baking
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2012, 05:43:43 PM »
I can't think of bakers without thinking of butchers, and candlestick makers.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2012, 08:00:26 PM »
Key lime cupcakes. There's a graham cracker crust on the bottom, vanilla cake, little frosting and a dollop of key lime curd. OMG!

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Re: Baking
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2012, 08:07:30 PM »
:hyper: I might have to steal that from you (I already have a lemon curd recipe).
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Re: Baking
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2012, 08:14:11 PM »
:hyper: I might have to steal that from you (I already have a lemon curd recipe).

Here's where I got the recipe: http://www.curlygirlkitchen.com/2012/05/key-lime-pie-cupcakes-and-key-lime.html?m=1

It's delicious. I made the key lime curd last night, then I bought a lime squeezed off Amazon, so it won't be so tedious in the future. The cake is light enough to balance well with the curd.

Those are some leftover cupcake liners I had from the previous week. I also used some pink with white polka dots nut cups. If you're baking in a nut cup, just be sure not to fill more than halfway or it'll overspill and be a mess.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2012, 08:20:07 PM »
I love to bake, but stop doing it in the triple digit heat.  I've made Jake & Coke cupcakes before, but need to fix the recipe a bit to make them taste more like cupcakes.  They came out more like muffins, if that makes any sense at all... lol

My favorite cupcakes to bake are pumpkin spice with cream cheese frosting.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2012, 08:24:34 PM »
I made these ginger spice type cupcakes last winter that were delicious. I topped them with a cream cheese frosting, but I added a teeny bit of maple extract to it.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2012, 08:25:04 PM »
I made these ginger spice type cupcakes last winter that were delicious. I topped them with a cream cheese frosting, but I added a teeny bit of maple extract to it.

That sounds delicious.

This thread is making me hungry.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2012, 08:32:49 PM »
They were pumpkin ginger cupcakes, I'll look later and see if I can find the recipe.



Edited to add: Yes, I do take photos of nearly everything I bake. lol

Here's the pumpkin ginger recipe:  http://allrecipes.com/recipe/pumpkin-ginger-cupcakes/
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Re: Baking
« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2012, 09:11:50 PM »
I try to bake LOL.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2012, 10:24:36 PM »
I have a question about cupcakes.  How do you make the top so it doesn't "dome up," or do you just cut the top part off so the frosting looks so pretty? 

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Re: Baking
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2012, 10:32:02 PM »
I have a question about cupcakes.  How do you make the top so it doesn't "dome up," or do you just cut the top part off so the frosting looks so pretty? 

Make sure you only fill the liners 2/3 full. I usually use an ice cream scoop to measure the batter out. Then I tap the pan a little to make sure all the batter is 'settled'.
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Re: Baking
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2012, 11:06:49 PM »
Make sure you only fill the liners 2/3 full. I usually use an ice cream scoop to measure the batter out. Then I tap the pan a little to make sure all the batter is 'settled'.


Well, your cupcakes are beautiful and before the boys even say it, it has nothing to do with sex. 

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Re: Baking
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2012, 11:51:07 AM »

Well, your cupcakes are beautiful and before the boys even say it, it has nothing to do with sex. 

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