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Make Your Own Easter Egg Nest Cupcake Toppers

Make Your Own Easter Egg Cupcake Toppers

Easter has some of the most colorful candies and decorations of any holiday. Some holidays, like Halloween and Christmas, are deeply connected to specific colors. Easter is a little bit of a free-for-all when it comes to colors, thanks to the fact that it falls in the springtime when flowers are starting to bloom and fresh fruit is starting to fill up store shelves. The ... Read More »

Chicago Metallic Chick Silicone Mold

Chicago Metallic Chick Silicone Mold

Chicks are a traditional shape for marshmallow Peeps and they’re the most popular, even though Peeps now come in a variety of different shapes for various holidays. When you see a chick around Easter, you’re going to think of a Peep, and that is exactly what I thought of when I spotted this Chicago Metallic Chick Silicone Mold while out shopping for Easter goodies. The ... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Peeps

Homemade Peeps

Marshmallow Peeps are an Easter staple – or, at least, they were for me. As much as I like chocolate, I was always excited to get a package of Peeps in my Easter basket. They were cute, colorful and light enough to be the perfect contrast to a heavy chocolate egg. I still buy lots of Peeps around Easter and I’ll always have a soft ... Read More »

How to Make Royal Icing

Royal Icing

Royal icing is a hard white icing made from egg whites and confectioners’ sugar. It is described as a “hard” icing because it dries hard, unlike buttercream frostings which remain soft even after they have sat out for a long period of time. It is typically made from meringue powder, rather than fresh egg whites, because the eggs are uncooked in this type of frosting ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Easter Bunny Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Easter Bunny Cake Pan

It has been many years since I believed there might be even a hint of truth to the story of the Easter bunny hopping into my yard and hiding eggs for me to find on Easter. The Easter bunny remains a holiday staple, however, in bakeware like this Easter Bunny Cake Pan from Nordic Ware. The pan allows you to easily create a three dimensional, ... Read More »

Blackberry Marshmallows

Blackberry Marshmallows

I love a good marshmallow – especially when you’re talking about soft, fluffy homemade marshmallows. I’ll eat them straight out of the pan after they’ve set up, and I find that I make hot chocolate a lot more often when I have a fresh batch on hand. I typically flavor my homemade marshmallows with vanilla beans or vanilla extract, but vanilla marshmallows can be a ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Waffles are a great way to kick start the weekend, especially if you take a cue from Sift and Whisk and make a batch of Bananas Foster Waffles. These tender belgian-style waffles are delicious on their own, but what makes them stand out is their rich bananas foster topping. It is made with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and rum – and includes a splash of ... Read More »

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