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"better for you" easy fig & lemon cheesecake

Hi all, Here is a recipe for a delicious no-bake fig and lemon cheesecake. I love cake, cheesecake especially, but don’t tolerate refined sugars and starches very well so I often make flourless & refined sugar free versions of my favourites....

Lemon Extract vs. Vodka or Gin

I just finished watching a tutorial from Colette Peters and she highly recommends using lemon extract instead of Vodka or Gin when mixing luster or pearl dust to paint on fondant, While Vodka has approximately 50% alcohol content, lemon extract...

Lemon Meringue Pie Cookie

Last week I was surfing Facebook and found a beautiful lemon tart on Tastemade‘s page. The photo of the lemon pie enticed my tastebuds which was no surprise since my absolute favorite pie is lemon meringue (my husband loves my lemon...

Lemon Pound Cake with Lemon Drizzle

Lemon Pound Cake Ingredients: 1 C butter, softened 3 C sugar 6 eggs 5 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp grated lemon peel 1-2 tsp lemon extract (to your liking) 3 C all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt (omit if using salted...

Lemon Cake

2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup orange juice or 1 cup apricot nectar 1 cup vegetable oil (canola works best) 3 teaspoons lemon extract (I used lemon juice) Preheat oven to 350 degrees...

Triple Lemon Cupcakes

Eves Family Lemon Curd (make this before you make your cupcakes so it has time to cool) 1 lb sugar (approx 2 cups) 4 eggs, lightly beaten 6 oz (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter 3 lemons 1.Zest & squeeze the lemons and set aside. 2.Using...

Cosmos flower tutorial

Supply list: Wires – 24, 26 and 33 gauge, Nile green floral tape, Bumpy foam, Foam pad, Flat brushes for dusting, Pollen mix (petal dust and corn flour mix), Petal dusts (for this project I use Magenta and Geranium from CK), A bunch...

MICKEY & GOOFY RIDE...(Fast Tutorial)

Hello!! After several requests to do a tutorial for my Mickey & Goofy Car, I finally had some free time and did a gathering of some photos. I have to apolagize, because I thought I had photos from all the step by step, but I don’t. So I...

Witch fingers and eyeball tutorial, free Halloween treat

HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE! I have been asked for a tutorial about how to create the fingers and eyeballs from my Hansel and Gretel Halloween cake. It’s a very easy and quick tutorial and I hope some of you find it useful. If you decided to...

Interview #55: Marlene Debattista

Marlene’s: CakesDecor Profile | Facebook Account 1. Tell us a little about yourself, family, where do you live and what did you do for a living before making cakes if anything? I have been married for almost 26 years now to my lovely...