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    Coconut Chiffon Cupcakes for Grownups

    Cupcakes were a childhood favorite, but a sophisticated cupcake from the Raspberri Cupcakes blogger appeals more to my inner-grownup than my inner-child.

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    Summer Cupcakes

    Cupcakes are the perfect dessert for the summer, especially topped with summer's greatest gift...fresh berries!

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    The Buttercream Nemesis

    What, precisely, is buttercream frosting, why is it hard to make, and is there something that can be done to make it more easily?

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    Birthday Cakes

    Surprise someone on their special day

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    Four-Layer Cake Recipe: Create Your Own

    Once you know how to make one layer cake, you know how to make hundreds. All you need is an arsenal of a few reliable components—chocolate and vanilla cake bases,…

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    Vanilla Layer Cake with Chocolate Buttercream & Raspberry Jam


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    Buttercream 101

    There are three basic types of egg-based buttercreams: Swiss, Italian, and French. In this short article, Jennifer Armentrout explains how they differ.

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    Four-Layer Cake with Buttercream

    This is the basic method for assembling and frosting a four-layer cake. For inspiration, see Vanilla Layer Cake with Chocolate Buttercream & Raspberry Jam, or Orange Marmalade Layer Cake with Grand…

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    Buttercream Frosting

    This basic vanilla buttercream can be flavored in an almost endless variety of ways; see Variations below.

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    Triple-Lemon Layer Cake Recipe

    This light and tender cake flavored with lemon, layered with tangy lemon curd, and coated with a voluptuous lemony butter frosting will make any birthday happy. But why wait until…

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