Gingersnap Cookies

Gingersnap Cookies

Gingersnap oh gingersnap…How do I love gingersnaps?

Well let’s just say 40 cookies came out of the oven 10 minutes ago and there are only 35 left, and I’m the only one home right now.

Wait! They are small!

What!? it’s like equal to 1 cookie really!

Don’t judge me until you try for yourself! Then let’s see who can only eat one!

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Choosing the Best Buttercream Recipe

Choosing the best buttercream recipe

SO many buttercream recipes but which one to pick?

Choosing the best buttercream recipe for you and your cake projects can be daunting for some people while others will say “I only use this recipe. Period.”

For me I have always used three recipes and will go back and forth between those three depending on what I am making and for who I am making it for.

When I owned my bakery it was always determined by what the customer wanted for special order cakes, but when it came to making the cakes for the retail end of my store it was a well thought out process.

Here you can check out each of my individual recipes to see the process for yourself and decide which you like best as the taste, well rather the sweetness and textures will differ slightly.

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Aquafaba Swiss Buttercream Recipe

Below is my original post from 2 years ago when I first showed you how to make Vegan Aquafaba Swiss Buttercream and now I have updated the video with another more in depth tutorial which is (in my opinion better) but it may be helpful to watch both versions.

The first video here includes a bonus tip on what to do when your buttercream “breaks” or curdles into that horrific mess and most people throw it out in disgust at that point, but wait!
I show you how to come back from that with tips on how to avoid it altogether so be sure to check it out!

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Marshmallow Nail Polish Cupcake Toppers

Nail Polish Cupcakes Toppers

How fun are marshmallow nail polish cupcake toppers!?

I mean, you don’t even really need a reason to make these adorable little things, but how much more perfect is it to present to your most glamorous friends!

We all know how much little girls want to glam up as well, so the next teen sleepover can be complete with these awesome cupcakes!

I am not sure who to credit for this brilliant idea since the internet is swirling with literally hundreds of these images!

But a great big thank you to the originator of the marshmallow nail polish idea! Pure Genius!

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Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake

When I made this Chocolate Mousse Cake originally it was ALL CHOCOLATE of course!

But something is happening to me in my old age (well…lots of things are happening to me, but let’s not even go there!)

My tastes are changing and I am branching out to include vanilla in some of my dessert choices!

Let me just say I am so happy I did!

The combination of this yellow cake with the chocolate mousse and ganache is out of this world!

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Tiramisu Recipe ~ two ways

Tiramisu

Tiramisu~ the ultimate “pick me up”!

And ~pick you up~ it will!

Once you taste this delicate mousse cake made from Italian soft mascarpone cheese, laced with Kahlua and Coffee dipped lady fingers and a hint of rum, this dessert is the ultimate classic of classics.

The Tiramisu Recipe has been prepared so many different ways by so many different chefs over so many years, with interchanges of the types of liquor or cake being used.

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