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Cake and cookie decorating

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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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Monkey Cake

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for dusting
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 very ripe, large bananas, mashed (about 1 1/3 cups)
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • Fluffy Chocolate and Yellow Buttercreams
  • 2 black-licorice drop candies
  • Black-licorice rope, for decorating
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Sparkly Lemon Cookies

Time:1 hour
Other Ideas:
Cookies, Dessert, Food gifts, Lemons
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Parisienne Lemon Butter Cookies

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