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Recipe Reviews 8 reviews
Grocery Store Frosting
I'm surprised this gets rated quite so highly. I wouldn't say that it tastes just like the grocery store icing, but I would say that it gets close. I don't think it gets quite as sweet as the store icing, which you would think might be a good thing, but then to me it tastes like eating shortening (kind of bland). My family did like it, though. However, it does turn out extremely light and fluffy, and it's easy to work with. Also, if you add as much vanilla as suggested, it will not be a pure white. A suggestion I'd make is to first whip the shortening, butter and some of the sugar before adding the water and vanilla. Otherwise the oils are too firm for the liquid to incorporate right away, and the water and vanilla end up splattering everywhere.

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Reviewed On: Aug. 5, 2014
Blueberry Oat Muffins
This recipe does not work well with Canadian-milled flour. I mixed the recipe exactly in the amounts as written, but the batter I ended up with was thicker than any batter for muffins I've ever seen.

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Reviewed On: Jul. 27, 2014
Christmas Pastels
These were not bad. They look pretty because of the colour, but I used cherry Jello, and it had a tiny bit of a sour aftertaste. I'm thinking lemon or strawberry might be the ideal flavour for these?

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Reviewed On: Dec. 1, 2012

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