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Simple Cupcake Decorating Tips

Simple Cupcake Decorating Tips

...  make a swirl, use a large swirl tip. I use are using Wilton 1M. Fill your decorator bag with the icing of your choice, add the 1M or other swirl tip. Place the tip at a 90 degree angle to the cupcake and start from the side creating a circle. Continue to work towards the middle. When you get to the middle, stop applying pressure and pull the tip away. Cupcake Topping Ideas Now, let’s get to the fun stuff. You can decorate cupcakes with a variety of things. Here are just a few: Icing Fresh Fruit Dried Fruit Jam and other Preserves Flowers (just make sure they are food safe) Sprinkles and Other Candies Nuts and Seeds Chocolate Shavings Coconut Shavings Melted Chocolate Whipped Cream Mouse Custard, Pudding and Other Creamy Toppings Peanut Butter Mini Marshmallows Cookies Cookie Crumbs Edible Dust Edible Spray Meringue If it suits your fancy, go for it. It doesn’t matter if you decorate a little or a lot, it’s all a matter of personal taste and ...

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Christmas Week Menu Planner

Christmas Week Menu Planner

...  save time, or if you’re ambitious, try these ones. Apricot fruitcake Old fashioned apple pie   Wednesday, December 26th Lunch Use your leftover ham to make grilled ham and cheese sandwiches French fries Dinner For a change from regular turkey soup, try this Southwestern turkey soup recipe. Using your leftover mashed potatoes, make pan-fried potato cakes. Thursday, December 27th Lunch Turkey club tortilla roll-ups. Here are some guidelines to put yours together. Cut fresh fruit Dinner Don’t let that ham go to waste, try this ham casserole. Corn muffins are simple to make with this recipe. Friday, December 28th Lunch Ham and Bean Soup. Here’s a nice hearty recipe. Biscuits, using your biscuit mix. Dinner Turkey tetrazzini. This highly-rated recipe uses egg noodles, for a delicious light texture. Salad Brown and serve rolls Saturday, December 29th Lunch Turkey salad sandwiches. Use recipe for turkey salad.  Oven baked sweet potato ...

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Fruit Popsicles Recipe to Make at Home

Fruit Popsicles Recipe to Make at Home

Fresh fruit popsicles are one of the most versatile cold treats you can make at home. Using flavored sugar water, fresh fruit, fruit juices or just about anything you can dream up, the flavor combinations are endless. One of the great things about this fruit popsicle recipe is you can make it based on which fruits are in season. In addition, you can use it to make flavored ice cubes to float in lemonade or other drinks. Ingredients Needed: 2 cups white grape juice 3 kiwi, sliced thinly 6 strawberries, sliced thinly 18 -20 blueberries Popsicle molds Directions: Equally divide fruit among popsicle ...

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How to Make Mango Berry Slushies

How to Make Mango Berry Slushies

...  mango berry slush is a great alternative to dairy based frozen drinks such as milkshakes and smoothies. Made with carbonated water, flavored syrup and in this case fresh fruit, the flavor combinations are endless. If you don’t have sparkling water, you can use regular tap water. It will still taste great! Ingredients Needed: 1 1/4 cups sparkling water 2 cups crushed ice 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup mango, peeled and chopped 2 Tbsp. lime juice 1-2 Tbsp. honey Procedure: Blend all ingredients until slushy. Pour into chilled glasses and serve immediately. You can make this ahead of time and freeze. About 30-45 minutes prior to serving, ...

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