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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

At first glance, these look like real ice cream cones, complete with a soft serve-like swirl of “ice cream” on top and covered with sprinkles (or jimmies, depending on where you live). The cupcake batter is baked in ice cream cones for a very realistic look. The “ice cream” is actually frosting! Needless to say, […]

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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

These cupcakes are sweet and tart. They feature basic yellow cupcakes with a rich, tangy, lemon curd filling, a lemon moistening syrup, and a browned, chewy, sweet meringue topping – just like a lemon meringue pie ! Yield : 24 oh-so-lemony cupcakes Ingredients :  1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 large eggs 1 large egg […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Here the master chocolate cake batter is tinted with red food coloring to give it the classic reddish hue of red velvet cake. (Wilton Icing Color in Red. Red is great for achieving this effect.) Topped with another classic, a fluffy white frosting, these cupcakes are just like that favorite retro dessert, in mini form. […]

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Fluffy Meringue Frosting

If you have been looking for a fat-free vanilla frosting, this is it! It is bright white and very sweet and has a marshmallow quality to it. You might notice that the recipe is similar to the Italian Meringue Buttercream, but without the butter. Again, though a candy thermometer is not necessary, it is helpful. […]

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