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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread coconut evenly on rimmed baking sheets; toast, stirring occasionally, until starting to brown, about 10 minutes (or longer if darker color is desired). Transfer sheet to a wire rack; let coconut cool completely.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread nuts evenly on a rimmed baking sheet; toast, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes (watch carefully to prevent burning). Transfer sheet to a wire rack; let nuts cool completely.
  • 1 pound medium carrots, peeled and finely grated
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use (or 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, toasted and finely chopped (optional; how-to follows)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Sweetened shredded coconut, toasted (how-to follows), for decorating
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Silk-Tie Easter Eggs

Steps:8
Materials
  • Small- to medium-size raw eggs
  • Glass or enamel pot
  • Silk ties, blouses, or boxers, cut into pieces large enough to cover an egg
  • White sheets (or pillowcases or old tablecloths), cut into pieces to cover silk-wrapped eggs
  • Twist ties
  • 3 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • Warm water
  • Vegetable oil
  • Paper towels
  • Tongs or spoon
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Pressed-Flower Eggs

Steps:2
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Use Natural Dyes for Easter Eggs

Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Eggs
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Creative Easter Centerpieces

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How to Make Silk Tie-Dyed Easter Eggs

Other Ideas:
Easter eggs, Silk
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Glazed Ham with Horseradish Cream

Time:4 hours 30 mins
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Marbleized Easter Eggs Craft

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Marbled Easter Cookies

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Frosting, Holidays, Marbled
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