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Flower Cupcakes ❀❧

With summer coming to an end and a friend’s birthday happening, it was another excuse to make and decorate cupcakes!  Thus, happy and fun cupcakes, a.k.a. Flower Cupcakes!

flower cupcakes  =D

flower cupcakes  =D

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DIY Cookie Cutters (without metal)

I recently made fancy cupcakes that required me to cut dozens and dozens of shapes out of fondant.  I didn’t have cookie cutters of the right shape or size, so I decided to improvise…


After searching “DIY cookie cutter” online, it turned up many results using some sort of metal, from folding aluminum foil to cutting up an aluminum pan.  None of these methods appealed to me or I didn’t have the necessary tools/materials.  However, my mom told me a coworker of hers suggested using photo paper!

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Cupcake Dragon

My mom’s friend recently celebrated her birthday with an Asian themed party, so my mom had me make her a cupcake dragon.  It was my first time making a cupcake “sculpture” (I guess that’s what it’d be called), but it turned out pretty well.  Everyone was very enamored by it!


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No Shortage of Shortcake

Recently, my house had a bunch of strawberries lying around so I decided to make strawberry shortcake.  I didn’t have any Bisquick to shortcut on the shortcake, so I used a recipe I found on Joy of Baking.  I’ve used other recipes from this site before and they’ve always turned out well, so I thought I’d give this one a try.


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Being in college and living in an apartment, with access to a kitchen 24/7, I initially went a little baking crazy.  I’ve started toning it down now, but I can’t resist making something every now and then.  Everything is fine in moderation, right?

cream biscuits

Cookie Monster cupcakes! =D

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