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RICE COOKER CHOCOLATE WARMER Tutorial

Often there are things right in front of us that are designed for a specific purpose and we don’t realize what else we can use them for. So today I would like to show you how you can use a regular low cost rice cooker as a chocolate warmer. It...

Secret recipe: All natural chocolate ganache from scratch - naturally sweetened

Hi everyone. I umm’d & aah’d about keeping this recipe a secret forever, or if or how I should share it… in an eventual book, as a paid or free tutorial, as a video, series of pictures or just in text. I’ve decided to put it up now while...

Best Chocolate American Butter Cream Icing (Crusting)

Best Chocolate American Butter Cream Icing (Crusting) This chocolate butter cream is absolutely lush and has a nice, rich brown color. It crusts well, so you can use the Viva method to smooth it. It also pipes beautifully. By far my favorite...

How to Make a Giant Cupcake

Candy’s Cupcakes began with baking and decorating cupcakes and giant cupcakes. I found that I made a niche by adding various designs to a giant cupcake and enjoyed the cute look of them. I often get asked how I make giant cupcakes and their...

LMF Fondant Tutorial

How to make my marshmallow fondant (fondly named LMF by it’s fans) This fondant works like the expensive stuff (tastes amazing) but only costs a fraction of the price and you can use it immediately. You can roll it out very thin with no tearing...

Interview #16: Karen Portaleo

Bio I studied art at the Ringling School of Art and Design, jewellery at Georgia State University, jewellery, enamelling, copper smithing, glass and porcelain at Penland School, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the Atlanta...

Caymancake's Basic Vanilla Cupcake (with variations) Recipe

Caymancake’s Basic Cupcake Recipe 2 C self rising flour 1 C milk 3 large eggs 2 C granulated (white) sugar 1 C butter 2 tsp vanilla 1. Cream butter and sugar together. 2. Beat in eggs, one at a time. 3. Beat in vanilla. 4....