Since tomorrow is National Gumdrop day, I thought today’s blog post should include gumdrops.
Gum drops first appeared in the 1800’s. These candies were made with gelatin, spices (peppermint, cinnamon, cloves…) and sugar. Believed to be invented by Percy Trusdale, the invention of the gumdrop remains unclear. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Engineering #3”
M&M cake templateThe other day, I baked up a treat for my hubby to take to work. This surprisingly simple M&M cake is always a hit, and I have made it several times. Continue reading “M&M cake”
Thanksgiving is behind us and now it is time to start on the holiday baking. Each year I love to make cookies and candies to share with neighbors, friends and co-workers. In addition to the traditional fudge, I also make peppermint fudge.
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Recently Lily entered her AHG troop’s Cupcake Wars. I am proud to announce she placed second.
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I have a few distinct memories from Easter growing up – one is that my mother always made the same coconut cake. While I am not a huge fan of coconut, I insist on making this cake for my family every year.
The cake begins with a basic white cake mix straight from the box, the way my momma always did. She was never into making cakes from scratch. It is topped with my favorite – a Fluffy Marshmallow Frosting, and decorated with green coconut and jelly beans.
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