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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Holy recipes!!!

Ok many of you have been asking for the recipes I used for the cupcakes at my dads birthday party. So if you are interested here they are if not well we will blog together another day!~

First here is my basic frosting recipe which I used for the following cupcakes: multicolor, raspberry, key lime pie, and root beer float. I just added the different flavor extracts, for each cupcake.

1 cube of margarine

1lb. powdered sugar.

1 tb. milk

1 tsp. vanilla

mix well.



1 box white cake mix

3 eggs

1 c. half and half

6 T. key lime juice

1 c. sweetened condensed milk

mix together cake mix, eggs, half and half and 3 tb. key lime juice. pour 1-2 TB batter into each paper liner. In seperate bowl, mix sweetened condensed milk and the rest of the lime juice. Evenly divide lime milk into batter filled cups. top with remaining batter and fill 3/4 full. Bake at 350 for 15-18 min. or till cake springs back when lightly touched.

(again frosting I used the go to frosting, and added a little lime juice)



1stick butter

3/4 c. sugar

1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/4. tsp salt

2 large eggs

1 tsp raspberry extract

1/2 c milk

1 1/3 c. flour

mix. wet, then add dry, mix till just blended. bake at 350 15-18 min.

(also use the go-to frosting add raspberry extract, and a drop or two of pink food coloring)
1box yellow cake mix,make according to directions. (I also like to add 1 c. sour cream and a box of vanilla pudding mix to the cake mix to boost the flavor)
about 15 crushed oreos
line cupcake liners with mini oreos fill liners 3/4's full bake at 350 for about 15 min.
Frosting for the cookies and cream:
1/2 cup shortning
1 stick butter or margarine
3 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 c milk
1/2 c. crushed oreos
Beat together the shortning and butter, add powdered sugar, add milk, and vanill, then cookie crumbs. then add another cookie to the top of each cupcake after you frost it YUM!!!
1 devils food cake mix
4 eggs
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. canola oil
8 oz. cour cream
1 small package chocolate pudding mix (4 serving size)
Mix together pour into liners 2/3 full.
Mix in a bowl: 1 c. creamy peanut butter and 3/4 powdered sugar
Roll into 1/2 inch balls. and press into the center of each cupcake.
bake for 20-30 min. or until a toothpick comes clean from center. let cool completely.
Beat 1 stick margarine or butter, and 1 cup peanut butter, and 1 1/2 c -2 c. powdered sugar.
and just for fun I like to get the mini reces peanut cups and cut them in half and stick them on top just for flair.
2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
2 sticks butter or marg at room temp.
6 TB cocoa
2 tsp vanilla
4 eggs
1/2 tsp. salt
cream sugar, butter till well blended. add the eggs, and vanilla and beat well. add dry ing. and mix just till blended. Place batter in ungreased in 9x13 pan. bake in 350 oven for 25-30 min. DONT overbake Cool on wire rack until cool. frost with yummy frosting.
for cupcakes bake for about 15 min. Don't overbake they will harden.
frosting for the 9x13-
1 stick butter or marg
4 1/2 c. powdered suger
1/2 c. cocoa
1/3 boiling water
1 tsp vanilla
mix and put on brownies
so yummy!!
ganache for cupcakes
1 c. heavy cream
8 oz. chocolate chips (your favorite kind)
1 TB corn syrup
dash salt
Heat cream to a full boil turn off heat add chocolate wisk then add the rest of ing. top brownies cupcakes and enjoy!
Ok so here are most of them. if you scroll further down you will find the rootbeer float recipe already posted on the blog. I have to run and get salt and pepper ready for preschool so I will post the last 3 recipes in the next couple days I don't want to overwhelm everyone all at once anyway!!! so for those of you who wanted to try the recipes good luck!! let me know how they go.
If you have any questions feel free to ask! Happy baking!

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