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Christmas Tree Cake Pops

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I am sure by now that cake pops a good for pretty much any occasion. So far I’ve made regular round ones but also character ones like Angry Birds or Lalaloopsy. Of course they are perfect for Christmas as well. How about some Christmas trees?

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Chocolate “Mud” Cupcakes with Chocolate Mascarpone Ganache by Ann

Today we welcome Ann from Sumptuous Spoonfuls. I really enjoy seeing all those very delicious things she is making. I already marked some truffles I want to try that she made. Today she brought some really lovely cupcakes, that I am sure you all will enjoy. Check out her blog and also say Hi to her on Facebook!

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Yeast Dough Nectarine Braid

 

What to do when you have two nectarines and you don’t really want to eat them? As usual, you use them to bake them. According to my husband this is an awesome recipe and extremely delicious.

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Chocolate Macarons

Oh boy, here we go. Macarons, not the ones with coconut, are the new cupcakes/cake pops. Everyone seems to go crazy over them, or it’s just my imagination. As far as I understand it they have been around for ages but became fashionable in North American a while ago. Since everyone is so excited about them I thought I give it a try.

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Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes

My friend Maki asked me to do three desserts for her Studio Grand Opening: cake pops, cookies, and cupcakes. Since the cake pops were with fruit and the cookies were sugar cookies I decided she needed something with chocolate to balance the dessert table. The book “125 best Cupcake recipes” from Julie Hasson is really great for some inspiration. However, most of the chocolate cupcake recipes uses buttermilk and at that time I had none in my house. But fear not, there is a simple solution.

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Graduation Cake Pops

As far as I understand it, it is graduation time right now. I am not sure of how the high school or even university schedule works, I have no kids. However, it seems to be a rather big deal in North American and there are many ways to celebrate it. Of course some form of dessert needs to be included and thus I was approached with the request of Graduation Cake Pops.

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Angry Birds Cake Pops and M&Ms Cake

A friend of mine asked me if I would make cake pops for her son’s birthday party. He particularly likes Angry Birds. You know, those little colourful birds which are angry at green pigs for some reason or another. I have no iPhone or Android so I do not play that game. (I know my husband does, once in a while.) So, here I am, making birds.

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