• Vanilla
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    Vanilla Frosting / Vanilla Icing

    A basic¬†vanilla buttercream or base for a flavoured/coloured frosting. Makes about 2 to 2-1/2 cups 1/3 cup butter, softened (about 75 gr) 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional) 500 gr icing sugar (about 3.5 cups) 30 to 60 ml cream Beat the soft butter with the vanilla and 1 cup of icing sugar until well blended. Continue to add sugar to thicken the icing, and then add a bit of the cream to give it a creamy, spreadable consistency, but not too soft. Spread evenly on the cake or cupcakes. Refrigerate…

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    Easy Peasy 30-Minute Chocolate Cupcakes

    This is a great recipe to make with kids – delicious fun! You can make the cupcakes in under 30 minutes – less time than it takes to go to the store and buy a mix. I’ve taught this recipe to kids at home cooking parties, and cooking camps for the City of Edmonton. Serves 12 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp milk (not skim) 1 tbsp white vinegar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 2/3 cups sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/3 cup melted butter…

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    Vanilla Cupcakes

    A super easy, quick and light cupcake. Serves 12, or makes one 9″ round layer cake. 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp milk (preferably not skim) 1 tbsp white vinegar 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 pinch salt 6 tbsp butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cupcake tin with large paper liners. In a small bowl, combine the milk and vinegar, stir and let sit to curdle. In a medium bowl, combine the…

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    Lemon Cupcakes

    A quick and easy cupcake with a bright citrus flavour. Serves 12, or makes one 9″ round layer cake. 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp milk (preferably not skim) 1 tbsp white vinegar 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour zest of 2 lemons 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 pinch salt 6 tbsp butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cupcake tin with large paper liners. In a small bowl, combine the milk and vinegar, stir and let sit to…