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  • toasted coconut

    How To Toast Coconut Flakes

    Just a quick post on how to toast coconut flakes. I purposely made it so that you toast your coconut flakes at the same temperature that you use when baking cupcakes. Which is pretty…

    September 11, 2013
  • mail cupcakes

    How To Send Frosted Cupcakes in the Mail

    No, you’re not crazy. Wanting to send frosted cupcakes in the mail is a worthy endeavor. And some cupcake places actually do it regularly! I was recently the lucky recipient of a dozen Georgetown…

    July 19, 2013
  • general cake method

    A General Method for Making Any Type of Cake

    Here’s a quick post on my basic cake baking method; it’s a general tutorial for how to make any cake or cupcake batter. This is the process I go by for nearly all of…

    March 23, 2013
  • baking powder vs soda

    Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda

    So what exactly is the difference between baking powder and baking soda? Baking powder is quite often just baking soda (a weak alkali) + cream of tartar (an acid salt) + cornstarch (an inert…

    March 20, 2013
  • cake baking tips

    Favorite Cake Baking Tips

    So this is a post on my favorite cake baking tips—the 8 best tips to memorize for whenever you’re baking cake or cupcakes. This post goes along well with my post about a general…

    March 20, 2013