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The Big Cake

I like to use birthdays as an excuse to make a new cake. Or make an tried and true cake that challenges my decorating abilities. Thus, the Tiara Cake came to be. It’s in honor of M’s 5th birthday, which is today. Having a child turn 5 is one of those milestones, where you say… Continue reading The Big Cake

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birthday cupcakes 2012; who’s in charge?

Chemistry is important. I’ve written about this before here. I like to watch whipped butter lighten or sugar transform. But this year, around M’s birthday, I was busy. I found one cupcake recipe that sounded good but called for three sticks of butter for twelve cupcakes. Uh… and it took an hour of prep. So… Continue reading birthday cupcakes 2012; who’s in charge?