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Pop Goes The Cake

cake-pops by babycakes
The hottest new trend in cake design puts a spin on the traditional sense of cake itself. At first glance, a cake pop looks nothing like the birthday or wedding cakes we are so used to seeing, and later devouring. But once you taste the cake-on-a-stick there’s no denying the delicious factor.
Similar to Dunkin’ Donuts‘ beloved munchkins, or as they’re more commonly known, donut holes, cake pops are a round, bite-sized sweet served on a stick like a lollypop.
lemon-poppy seed donut holes from myrecipes.com
They are decorative and adorable, and perfect for any kind of celebration whether it be …


Cupcake Camp

In a couple weeks, I will be attending Cupcake Camp Boston for the second time.
Which of the following best describes Cupcake Camp Boston?
A)   Cupcake-eating competition
B)   Cupcake bake-off
C)   Training to become a cupcake connoisseur and baker
D)   Ad-hoc gathering of people who share and eat cupcakes in an open environment
The correct answer is D.
For as long as I can remember, I have always loved these frosted treats.  I have fond memories of these tasty, theme-decorated, and locally-baked cupcakes that my mother used to buy for me when I was a kid.  The best thing about these desserts is that you don’t need …


Fear No More You Can Make a Great CupCake

My love of baking started when I was a child growing up in New York.  My baking was always from scratch and I followed recipes exactly as they were written.  I would go to my mother’s cookbooks and select a recipe usually from her copy of the Settlement Cookbook which I still have!  So when baking a cake, I would never consider making cupcakes from the recipe unless the recipe gave me specific times for how long a cupcake should be baked.  By myself, I could never figure how the specified amount of time for the cake would be different …


Boston Bakes loves CupCakes!

Fast forward to the new cupcake craze where recipes for cupcakes are available on line, cupcake cookbooks and blogs are being written, stores selling just cupcakes are coming to a community near you and yes all the cupcake merchandise available for you to purchase is big business!  Is this cupcake faze here for the long term remains to be seen but it is here now for all of us to enjoy!

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