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Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

The funny thing is, this frosting recipe doesn’t even have marshmallows.

Yet, it tastes amazingly and feels like the delicious sugar puffed cubes of goodness us humans commonly toss upon our hot chocolate or mash between our smores.

This frosting can be made in a pinch, and it yields impressive results that’s sure to wow the eyes and tastebuds of anyone that tastes it. Continue reading Toasted Marshmallow Frosting

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The queen of all nut butters and sandwich spreads that exist

You guessed it: Nutella!

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Vanilla Buttercream, the Honest-to-Goodness Best Recipe EVER

My favorite frosting on this whole wide world is classic Vanilla Buttercream.  I love how it has a remiscent taste of vanilla ice cream, and its smooth and creamy texture.  But, not all Vanilla Buttercreams are made the same, no no no.  Store bought Vanilla Buttercream?  That “stuff” should be made illegal.  Vanilla Buttercream from a cupcakery?  Too sweet and gritty.  (Ahem Sprinkles Cupcakes)   But homemade Vanilla Buttercream, yes PLEASE.  Free of shortening and overuse of powdered sugar, homemade Vanilla Buttercream is truly the greatest.  It can be paired with any cupcake or cake, and it is versatile enough to pipe on beautiful flowers and designs. Continue reading Vanilla Buttercream, the Honest-to-Goodness Best Recipe EVER

The Unattainable Level of Perfection, Cupcake Style

Photo by Kristie Hoang
Sweet homemade Chocolate Cupcake

What makes a perfect cupcake? Is it all in the taste?  Or maybe it’s all in the texture?  To me, a perfect quality must exhibit 3 of the following criteria: Texture, Consistency, and Taste.   If you can achieve all 3 of those in one cute little cupcake, then you may just consider yourself a cupcake master.   Continue reading The Unattainable Level of Perfection, Cupcake Style