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Cake and cookie decorating

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Hummingbird Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (from about 3 large bananas)
  • 1 tablespoon clover honey
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1 (24-ounce) package white fondant
  • Blue gel paste food coloring
  • Edible luster dust (optional)
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Hummingbird Cake

Ingredients
  • Unsalted butter, room temperature, for pans and racks
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups mashed ripe banana (about 3 large)
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, or pecans
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut, unsweetened
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Candied Pineapple Slices (optional)
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Paris-Brest

Other Ideas:
Cream, Eggs, French, Pate a choux
Ingredients
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • Pastry Cream
  • 4 large eggs, plus 1 large egg for egg wash
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Cupcake Pops and Bites

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Scandinavian Princess Cake

Ingredients
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 1 1/4 cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 tablespoons almond flour, toasted
  • 2 packages (7 ounces each) marzipan
  • 1/4 cup Armagnac (optional)
  • Royal blue gel-paste food coloring, for decorating
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) cold butter
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) butter, melted
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Little Lamb Cookies

Time:3 hours 30 mins
Ingredients
  • Royal Icing tinted pink (optional)
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
  • Fine sanding sugar, for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Coarse salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Chocolate Peanut-Butter Hedgehog Truffles

Time:3 hours 40 mins
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Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 12 sugar cones (2 to 2 1/2 inches wide and 4 to 5 inches long)
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Dutch-process
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Frosting for Christmas Tree Cupcakes
  • Fine sanding sugar, for sprinkling
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Sugar-Cookie Cutouts

Time:3 hours
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