Cupcakes

I wanted to try cupcakes again. And these Billy’s Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes have been on a couple of blogs as being just fantastic vanilla cupcakes. Okay, I’ll be honest, I’m not sure how vanilla cupcakes can compare to chocolate cupcakes as a matter of principle (I guess once in a while they are good), but…

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Marshmallow wrap up

Here are the end results. Don’t they look lovely? And here’s what I learned: I wouldn’t make the video recipe (#2). It was way too stiff and I have a couple of good recipes now. I wouldn’t make the first Martha Stewart recipe (#1). It never fully set (it’s still not set a week later).…

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Marshmallows yet again

So, finally we come to one of the successful batches of marshmallows. This is another Martha Stewart recipe although different from the first. I decided to dye these pink because I had found some neon food dyes and wanted to try them out. It was a very pretty pink. This looked quite cute, but I’m…

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Marshmallows again

The second batch of marshmallows was from this video I got off Design*Sponge. I should try not to follow recipes from videos because I must have missed something or maybe they mistyped something on the video, but either way, something went seriously wrong with this recipe. I think I followed it to the letter, but…

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Blue marshmallows

In preparation for our bake sale for the dance troupe, last weekend I made 4 batches of marshmallows. Last weekend was quite busy. I made 4 batches of marshmallows (all different recipes), 1 successful batch of toffee, 1 dozen cupcakes and 1 dozen cinnamon buns. So it’ll take me a bit to post these. We’ll…

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Toffee Attempt 1

I tried making marshmallows a couple of weeks ago from this recipe from Cooking for Engineers. Those turned out well. My next endeavor was toffee with a recipe from the same website. Here are the results of my first attempt: Apparently my spatula is not actually made of silicone and cannot withstand high temperatures.

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I give in

So, I’ve finally given in and started a blog. I don’t expect it to be widely trafficked, but I wanted somewhere to put mostly my craft exploits such that my family and friends could see them. And a blog seemed like the easiest format. Also I thoroughly enjoy reading a number of other blogs, mostly…

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