Instructables: exploring - food - cake-decorating - popular Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:04:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Gluing a gingersnap cottage (like a nerd)
Gluing a gingersnap cottage (like a nerd) - More DIY How To Projects]]> all_thumbs Just in time for X-mas I offer you a safe and effective way of gluing a gingersnap cottage, without pouring molten sugar all over you. Molten sugar is, of course, the proper glue for the task, even though many people use inferiour substitutes. The stuff you need is shown in the picture. Note that...
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Sat, 2 Dec 2006 19:02:17 PST
Basic Fondant Cake
Basic Fondant Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> MVMann How to prep and execute a basic fondant cake. You will need: 1. Cake - Can use box cake from the grocery store, in this Instructable I made 2 8" round cakes 2. Fondant 3. Fondant rolling pin 4. Various cookie cutters 5. Icing - This icing is butter cream from Publix 6. Cake Leveler 7. Pizza Cutter...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:06:56 PDT
How to Make a 3D Bunny Cake
How to Make a 3D Bunny Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> MH850 Why settle for a boring pan-moulded, 2 dimensional cake design when you can have a beautiful 3D bunny as the centerpiece for the party? I've provided step-by-step instructions on how to create your own delicious cake that's perfect for Easter, your favourite 2 year old's birthday, or "bow down to o...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2008 22:16:29 PST
Minion mini cake tutorial
Minion mini cake tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> cakesprite Minion mini cakes. Ideal for children’s parties, adult birthdays or as a ‘Thank you’ gift.(This tutorial makes both the minion and evil minion at the same time. Please let me know if this is confusing, or if you’d prefer 2 separate tutorials).You will need:Tools- Small rolling pin, circle cutter, ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:41:33 PDT
Winterfell Cake - From Game of Thrones
Winterfell Cake - From Game of Thrones - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch This is an instructable to make a quick and somewhat easy Winterfell cake. Another must have for a Game of Thrones Party! Full party instructable can be seen here: Find a picture for reference I used pictures from T...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:02:57 PST
"The Thing" Cake
"The Thing" Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> leftmusing For my significant other's birthday, I asked what type of cake he wanted... super tasty? beautiful? weird and awesome? To my glee, he picked the latter. With his love of '80s sci-fi and horror, I nabbed an image from John Carpenter's 1984 version of "The Thing" and went to town. Even though I'd neve...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 11:46:07 PST
Graham Cracker "Gingerbread" House for Kids
Graham Cracker "Gingerbread" House for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick When I was a kid, I remember making Graham Cracker "Gingerbread" Houses at a Holiday party.  We took half pieces of graham crackers and stuck them to little milk cartons, like the ones you get at school, with regular frosting. I wanted to try to recreate this (but without a pesky milk carton in the...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:22:30 PST
Bag End Cake
Bag End Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kathy Lisa A Lemon and Lime Madeira cake decorated to look like Bag End, Bilbo Baggins' home in Hobbiton in Lord of the Rings. I used a recipe I found in 'Quick and Easy Celebration Cakes' by Joanna Farrow. It outlined different quantities for different sized tins. I used the round 20cm (8inch) one, but this g...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 05:30:38 PST
Kit Kat Cake
Kit Kat Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> buterflymomma My 4yo daughter picked out a cake that she saw online. She said "That one mommy! I love it!" Not wanting to disappoint her I thought "Hey, why not give it a try?". I got the inspiration for her Kit Kat Cake at Michelle's Tasty Creations Blog. It seemed pretty straight forward and easy enough to do. ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:34:05 PST
Cake Icing Tracer Projector
Cake Icing Tracer Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renard_Bleu Have you attempted to decorate fancy cake only to end up creating a deformed and unrecognizable version of your kids favorite character (nailed-it)?  Don't fret: the professionals CHEAT! I am sure that most professional bakers don't need to trace their patterns from a projected image, but most baker...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:25:06 PST
Sharknado Cake!
Sharknado Cake! - More DIY How To Projects]]> rachruiz1 It's a shark -- it's a tornado -- it's a CAKE!  It's a shark-containing tornado cake!   Entertain your friends and family with this cake inspired by the SyFy original movie, "Sharknado"!   To make this cake you will need: Ingredients: 6 tablespoons shortening 7 1/2 cups mini marshmallows 6 c...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 10:03:51 PST
Cake Pop Monster Heads
Cake Pop Monster Heads - More DIY How To Projects]]> puckcontroller This was an impromptu project to hold the cake pop eyeballs for an office halloween party. I am not normally this "crafty" but they turned out ok. Gather Materials 2 styrofoam ballsDifferent colored tissue paper (construction paper would work too)Glue gunHeavy foam boardCutting boardXacto knife ...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 13:50:08 PST
'The Ring' Cake (aka, Dead Girl Crawls from the Well Cake)
'The Ring' Cake (aka, Dead Girl Crawls from the Well Cake) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rachruiz1 For all your horror movie lovers, here's a cake inspired by the movie 'The Ring'!  Surprisingly easy to construct, this cake won't take you 7 days to make!  And everything on it, including the dead girl herself, is completely edible! First thing's first, get your ingredients together.  You will ...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 14:13:11 PST
Witches Cauldron Cake!
Witches Cauldron Cake! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laynie This cake is not only spooky for Halloween, it is delicious, too! Just a few easy steps and you can make this unique and exciting cake for your Halloween parties, or simply for fun! Prepare Rice Crispies Since this was the first time ive ever used fondant, I was not too sure how this cake would t...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:25:24 PDT
"Death By Chocolate" Skeleton Surprise Cake
"Death By Chocolate" Skeleton Surprise Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> petiteallergrytreats This is a unique halloween theme cake "Death By Chocolate" Skeleton Surprise Cake. The outside looks really cool but inside there's a surprise... a giant Rice Krispie cake with mint chips in the center, all covered in a rich chocolate ganache. This cake is truly easy to make and will impress any ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:06:47 PDT
Edible Googly Eyes!
Edible Googly Eyes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Edible Googly Eyes! Make them with just 3 things! The perfect touch to little cupcake or dessert toppers! And perfect for Halloween food too! For the eyes, you'll need: Gelatin Caps pearls or confetti sprinkles Marshmallow fondant Marshmallow Fondant Here's how to make the fondant. (There's a b...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 14:54:21 PDT
Jell-O Marshmallow Fondant
Jell-O Marshmallow Fondant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick Marshmallow fondant is already awesome, but if you add jello to it you can make it even more delicious while coloring it at the same time!  Jello seems to mix in really well with the powdered sugar and gives good results for taste and look. Supplies Ingredients: 8 oz Marshmallows 1 lb Po...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:54:30 PDT
Sloth Cake
Sloth Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> mortipotimus So as you all have probably gathered from my instructables is I love making elaborate cakes. It's gone from a hobby to a part time job. I am self taught so maybe you'll find better skills in other instructables but for now this is what I've got :) Ingredients For this cake you will need- fondant-...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:57:07 PDT
Pusheen Cat Cake
Pusheen Cat Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> mortipotimus I made a Pusheen Cat cake the other day, this is how :)You will need:-your favourite cake recipe-your favourite icing- 4 tooth picks- white fondant-black food dye (and colours of your choice for mini cake)-a cake board or plate-rice krispies (optional) -clean paint brush and water Baking The Cakes...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 06:34:42 PDT
Candy Crush Birthday Cake angelichigo Someone asked me to help make a chocolate birthday cake for his girlfriend who is addicted to playing the popular game Candy Crush. I thought it's a very cute idea to transfer that onto a cake. Pior to making this cake, I did a lot of research because I have never played this game (even though all m...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 20:30:31 PDT
How to Make Buttercream without a Mixer for Cupcakes and Cakes
How to Make Buttercream without a Mixer for Cupcakes and Cakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> deliciabale At the moment my mixer is broken but I still want to make buttercream that is creamy and light. To do this you will need a bowl, metal works better. A ballon whisk and a wooden spoon. You will also need twice as much icing sugar as butter. Lastly you will need milk to thin the icing down a bit and i...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 03:22:50 PDT
Kermit D. Frog Dissection Birthday Cake
Kermit D. Frog Dissection Birthday Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> qame Our son wanted a science birthday party.  There were science experiments and owl pellet dissections; but the biggest hit was the Kermit D. Frog Dissection birthday cake that my wife made. Bake the cake and mix up the Rice Crispy Treats The cake is simply out-of-box cake mix - any flavor you like....
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 20:50:25 PDT
Despicable Me - Fondant Minions
Despicable Me - Fondant Minions - More DIY How To Projects]]> wold630 Another year, another birthday. My oldest son is now 6 years old! I can't believe it. He is anxiously awaiting Despicable Me 2 and wanted a minion cake for his birthday with six minions of course! They are simple and fun to make and add much personality to a birthday cake! I only highlight how to...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 12:27:48 PDT
Flower Pot Cake
Flower Pot Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> BakerInTheBasement I was inspired by this cake available through Williams Sonoma. I wanted to make a really special cake for my Mom's birthday, and her only requests were that the cake should be chocolate and the decorations should be pink and purple. I wanted to make a bigger, better version of the flower pot cake! ...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 03:27:46 PDT
Marbled Cake Pops HollyMann Marbled cake pops have beautiful swirling bursts of colors! They're delicious and not too difficult to master! Here is what you will need... Ingredients: Cake pops already made and ready to dip 2 Store-bought frostings (not the whipped kind) cake pop sticks candy melts icing d...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 14:22:31 PST
Sushi Cupcakes
Sushi Cupcakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> mortipotimus After I decided to make this Instructable I realized there are already some similar to this but hopefully this one is a bit different. I didn't mean to try and step on any toes or copy anyone :) It's one of my best friend's birthday and her favourite thing ever is sushi, she eats it about 6 days ou...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:54:54 PST
Pokelove -- colour co-ordinated two-layer mini cakes!
Pokelove -- colour co-ordinated two-layer mini cakes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> h0n3y5un5h1n3      Back when I was an actual child, and it was actually appropriate to be interested in such things, all my siblings and I were fanatical about Pokemon. Not the card game so much, although we did collect and horde the cards just to look through them and trade and bicker. But we were entirely bough...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 23:10:34 PST
How To Make Your Own Sprinkles At Home
How To Make Your Own Sprinkles At Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> After learning how easy it is to Tint Your Own Custom-Colored Sprinkles, I was really excited to learn that it is also easy to make your own sprinkles from scratch at home. Not only is this a fun do-it-yourself kitchen project, but it’s a great way to save a trip to the store when you don’t have spr...

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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 15:46:37 PST
Independence Day Surprise Cake
Independence Day Surprise Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> stevequag I am a math and physics teacher fresh out of college so with my summers off I enjoy tapping into my creative side and making things for everyone to enjoy.  This cake will put your high school geometry skills to use and is sure to be a hit at any summer party.  So if you are looking for a cake that i...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 06:15:50 PDT
Monkey Brain Cake
Monkey Brain Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> BubbleandSweet Eeeek chilled monkey brains anyone. Well if the brains are jello and they are served with a slice of chocolate cake maybe you won't pass up this treat made famous in the movies but made slightly more appetizing in this instructable. This would make an awesome Halloween dessert and would be an espe...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:03:43 PDT
Call of Duty Nazi Zombies Cake gingercakess Best cake ever. This wasn't even finished when I took pictures of it. I ended up filling in the carvings in the wall with white buttercream icing so they looked drawn on.
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 07:48:48 PDT
Cut the Rope Cake
Cut the Rope Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> wold630 "Deliver candy to Om Nom!" I hear this phrase all the time. Both of my boys love Cut the Rope so for my son's third birthday he decided he wanted a cake with Om Nom - his favorite character, of course! There are many beautiful and amazing cakes out there that have been covered/decorated with fondan...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 17:30:37 PDT
Spools of Thread Cake Pops
Spools of Thread Cake Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> 6bittersweets I made these chocolate cookies and cream (Oreo) cake pops to look like spools of thread for a Vintage Sewing-Themed Kids Birthday Party. You can see photos of the party HERE and find many more recipes, photos, and tutorials on my blog, 6 Bittersweets. Makes about 20 to 23 lollipops XIAOLU'S NO...
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Sat, 26 May 2012 21:50:02 PDT
Tank Cake lululubell This is one of my fave designs yet, and has gone down well with friends and family! Its strangely simply to make.  Well firstly it turns out you can cook cake in practically anything! Even rectangle pyrex glass dishes! Thats how I got the main shape for the base of the tank. I then sliced it throu...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 17:46:58 PDT
Guava Vodka Caviar Pearls
Guava Vodka Caviar Pearls - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrianneMichelle Ingredients: 1/3 cup Guava juice & Ciroc Red Berry Vodka (proportion how you please) 2 packs (4 grams) Sodium Alginate 1/2 pack (1 gram) Calcium Lactate 3 drops red food coloring   Directions: In a medium saucepan combine 1 ¼ cup water and 4 grams of Sodium Alginate. Use the ...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 14:00:46 PDT
Mardi Gras King Cake
Mardi Gras King Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> ftking_83702 My family's favorite cake is King Cake! A King Cake is associated with Mardi Gras (it is also linked with Epiphany and the Christmas season, according to Wikipedia). King Cakes have a small trinket (we use a small plastic golden baby or a coin) hidden beneath a slice. The person who gets the piece o...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2008 20:37:04 PDT
The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch Cake
The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickwaller Who doesn't like the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch1 and what better form than in a cake?  But before we get baking let us say together a reading from the Book of Armaments: Then did he raise on high the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, saying, "Bless this, O Lord, that with it thou mayst blow thine ene...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:17:53 PST
How to make a Mach 5 from Speed Racer Cake
How to make a Mach 5 from Speed Racer Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> tchitwood Greetings again everyone! I made this Mach 5 from Speed Racer cake for my friend's birthday and took some photos along the way so I wanted to share how I made it. :) The cake is alternating layers of classic yellow cake and butter pecan cake, with cream cheese icing with chopped walnuts in i...
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 01:26:05 PST
How to Make an Evil Clown Cake.
How to Make an Evil Clown Cake. - More DIY How To Projects]]> tchitwood Hello everyone! For Halloween 2010 I made this evil clown sculpted cake. This cake is a specific evil clown, Spoils the Clown from The Haunt House in Caddo Mills, TX (made for the man behind the clown.) It was a surprise for him and he loved it. Depending on your artistic skill, this could be hard...
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 23:44:22 PDT
Plant Cell Cake
Plant Cell Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArtisticSugarworks A few years back, my son had to make a 3D plant cell for science class. Instead of making a styrofoam mock-up that would just end up in the trash, we decided to make it from cake. Here is what I (you didn't actually believe he would help me did you?) came up with. What you need and Creating the Ce...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2008 19:53:53 PDT
Yoda Head Cake tchitwood I'm an artist who recently has gotten into cake decorating and have fallen in love with it! I'm currently taking the beginner cake decorating classes and hoping to land a job at a bakery. I decided to try making my first sculpted cake and chose Yoda as the subject. It was so much fun and I've found ...
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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 19:12:42 PDT
How to make a totally awesome Rubik's Cube cake!
How to make a totally awesome Rubik's Cube cake! - More DIY How To Projects]]> asyrith Ohhh, yes. The ever infuriating Rubik's Cube. No doubt we have all spent a good deal of time on our favorite 80s toy. Some of us are naturally gifted...most of us are not. Alas. Regardless, I think we all hold a place near and dear to our hearts for the cube. It is a timeless symbol of geekiness!...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2008 18:30:25 PDT
erupting volcano birthday cake
erupting volcano birthday cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> dave spencer For my son's 5th birthday, I decided to go a little nuts. 4 months and about $200.00 later I think I created something one of a kind. I wanted a volcano that would do several things... smoke erupt with lava vibrate and finally, make volcano noises. Please check out my other instructables and I ...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2007 21:07:27 PDT
Portal Cake: This Cake is a Lie
Portal Cake: This Cake is a Lie - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElusiveGreen I'd just like to start off by saying "This was a Triumph. I'm making a note here: Huge Success! Its hard to overstate my satisfaction." This cake came around because a friend of mine is having a birthday soon. However something is wrong with the dear girl because she doesn't like cake. I told her t...
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Fri, 6 Aug 2010 13:43:30 PDT
3d Dinosaur Birthday Cake
3d Dinosaur Birthday Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> msimon3 Two nine-inch round cakes, frosting, decorations, and an unquenchable thirst for adventure are all you need. The Raw Materials Two nine-inch round cakes. Cakes made from scratch will be denser and stronger than a cake mix, but you love the Duncan Hines don't you -- just be forewarned that the ti...
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Mon, 20 Nov 2006 20:55:04 PST
Fire-Breathing Dragon Cake!!!!/
Fire-Breathing Dragon Cake!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> kitchenwench I first saw this idea in a children's Magazine and decided to make it for my younger brother's 5th Knight-themed birthday party. With 2 ordinary 9 inch cakes, frosting, and a few other easy to find candies, you can create a very realistic dragon! Supplies You will need- 2 9-inch cakes 6 cups of f...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2007 10:31:35 PDT
How to make a Dragon Cake
How to make a Dragon Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> DotatDabbled For my child's 4th birthday, he wanted a dragon party. So I decided to make him a cake with a dragon on it. This was a REALLY impressive cake, that although time consuming, was not that difficult to do. Note, I am not a professional baker, and i'm sure there are things I've gotten 'wrong'.. but ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 09:26:57 PDT
Pi Cake
Pi Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus Pi in cake form or cake in pi form. Either way, it's tasty. Bake the cake layers The cake itself is made from scratch to make three 9x9 layers. The cake recipe is from here. - 3 cups packed brown sugar - 1 cup butter or margarine, softened - 4 eggs - 2 teaspoons vanilla extract - 2 2/3 cups all-p...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 10:22:02 PDT
Cake Pops
Cake Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo How to make cake pops! Made famous by Bakerella and ubiquitous by Starbucks, cake pops are the latest trend in dessert culture.  Here I walk you through the steps to make your own cake pops at home!  Whether you use homemade or store-bought cakes and icing, you can still customize these adorable tre...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2009 13:28:00 PDT
How To Enter the Gingerbread House Slideshow Contest
How To Enter the Gingerbread House Slideshow Contest - More DIY How To Projects]]> Contest Robot Gingerbread houses are awesome!  They combine craft, cooking, and scale-model construction in one delicious, sugary project that's fun for all ages.We'll be making our own gingerbread houses this year, but we want to see yours! Build a gingerbread house, and enter it in our Gingerbread House Slidesh...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2009 13:00:24 PST