Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 24

Turtle Shaped Cake

By Sharon | Specialty Cakes , Tips

For our friend Faith’s 2nd birthday she was really into turtles so her party theme was turtles. We thought a lot about how to shape this cake and make it look real. This was our first cake using Rice Krispy treats to shape parts of the body. They worked really well. This was also our […]

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May 18

Baking Methods – The Muffin Method

By Sharon | Tips

One of the most commonly used methods of mixing batters is the muffin method.  Not mixing your batter correctly could lead to finished baked goods that are tough or don’t raise properly when in the oven.  This method is almost always used in muffins and quick breads. When a recipe calls for the muffin method […]

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May 15

Raspberry Limeade

By Sharon | Recipes

Angel has submitted her recipe and picture from the Freeze-Dried Fruit Powder Challenge. This Raspberry Limeade is a wonderful and refreshing way to create a drink with all natural ingredients and a good serving of real fruit. If you add 50% plain seltzer or soda water to the completed Limeade it’s like having a soda. […]

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May 11

Classic Puff Pastry

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

Puff Pastry is one of those things that is just better made from scratch than bought in the freezer section of the grocery store.  It seems a little intimidating to make with all the steps and the time it takes to make it but is really just a matter of repeating steps over again. I […]

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