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Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes

Reviewed: May 9, 2009
I used a cake mix and filled 1/3 of the cupcake, then the cheese filling (which is great, I only think it could use a bit less salt), and then the other 1/3 of cake mix. I got 30 cupcakes. Refrigerated them in a sealed container overnight, they are delicious right out of the fridge, the chocolate chips are the best part, thanks for the recipe!
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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

Reviewed: May 9, 2009
It was the first time I ever made cookies and ended up baking somewhere between 180 and 200! I followed the recipe exactly for the first batch and they tasted ok for me, the second and third times I added 1 cup of sugar and 1 tsp vanilla like many suggested and I liked them so much! (this way I would give 5 stars) The dough HAS to be refrigerated overnight, it is a great recipe. Thanks!
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The Best Unbaked Cherry Cheesecake Ever

Reviewed: May 9, 2009
I liked this cheesecake a lot, topped mine with strawberries and some glaze. For me it was just perfect, not very sweet, like some said. Very easy to make, thanks!
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Rich Chocolate Frosting

Reviewed: May 11, 2009
Great taste, thanks!!! Note: half the recipe made enough frosting for 24 mini cupcakes and 12 regular size cupcakes, with minimum left. I used a big star tip (wilton 1M).
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Black Bottom Cupcakes I

Reviewed: May 18, 2009
I followed the recipe almost exactly (only used milk instead of water) and got 17 cupcakes using all the cake batter and cream cheese mixture. I had tried a similar recipe using a cake mix and I like this version better (chocolate batter from scratch). Thanks for the recipe!
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Buttercream Icing

Reviewed: May 22, 2009
I made a few changes: used all butter, reduced the amount of sugar (only used 3 cups) and doubled the vanilla (2 tsps). Halving the recipe made enough for 24 cupcakes and still had a little left over. Will be using it again definitely, thanks!
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Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Reviewed: May 24, 2009
We loved these cookies, they are delicious !!! Thank you,
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Simple White Cake

Reviewed: May 27, 2009
It had a nice taste but I really did not like the texture, it was very dense and crumbly. I am not sure if I will do it again.
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Play Dough Cookies

Reviewed: Jun. 2, 2009
After reading the reviews, I decided to try these using another dough recipe (Best Rolled Sugar Cookies from this site also). These look beautiful! Thanks for a great idea!
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Cream Cheese Frosting II

Reviewed: Jun. 9, 2009
I decided to double the amount of sugar and vanilla, and turned out a little too sweet for a carrot cake, so next time I will make the recipe as is, I am sure it will be perfect! Using only half of the recipe was the exact amount for a 9" double layer cake. Thank you! UPDATE: I followed the recipe exactly and turned out excelent! Half of the recipe made enough for 24 mini cupcakes and 8 regular cupcakes, with very little left over, thanks!
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Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

Reviewed: Jun. 10, 2009
I reduced the amoount of sugar but I am not sure whether I used 2 or 3 cups. This is a good frosting, I used it on a chocolate cake and it was good, maybe a little too buttery for my taste, but overall it was a nice frosting. Thank you!
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To Die For Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Jun. 15, 2009
These are great! I was careful NOT to over mix the batter, and also substituted the white sugar in the topping with brown sugar. I had some topping left, so next time I will make half of it or double the batter. Thanks for a delicious and easy recipe!
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Sensational Strawberry Shortcake

Reviewed: Jun. 16, 2009
This was very good. I followed the recipe exactly, only next time I will use the sweetened whipped cream from this site as someone suggested. Thanks!!
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Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting

Reviewed: Jun. 21, 2009
I think this is a very good frosting, maybe just not that firm for piping purposes, though. I only substituted confectioner's sugar (1 3/4 c), used it on a chocolate bundt cake and garnished with fresh strawberries. I cut the cake in half and put some frosting and strawberries in the middle, and did the same on top. Everyone liked it, mostly because it was not excessively sweet, thanks for the recipe !
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Party Mimosa

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2009
I doubled the mango nectar and used half of the champagne. It was delicious, thanks!
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Satiny Chocolate Glaze

Reviewed: Nov. 16, 2009
I followed the reviews and made this in the microwave (added the vanilla last), used this on a "fudge marble" bundt cake and came out delicious! I made the whole cake the night before, let it cool completely and refrigerated overnight. Then I let it sit at room temp for about 2 hours so the glaze wouldn't be so hard. Thanks for the recipe!
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Banana Crumb Muffins

Reviewed: Mar. 13, 2010
These are very good !!! I used 1/3 c. oil instead of butter, and added chopped pecans to half the batter, but these are not absolutely necessary, the regular ones were as good. I got 14 muffins total. Thank you !!
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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Reviewed: Mar. 13, 2010
These cupcakes had a nice flavor and texture, especially since they are made from scratch... nothing extraordinary though. I think some adjustments have to be made if you really want RED cupcakes, these were kind of a redish-brown.
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Fluffy White Frosting

Reviewed: May 15, 2010
This is a great frosting, exactly what comes to mind when I think of a cake from my childhood :) It turned out to be pretty easy (using a stand mixer), and looked beautiful on chocolate cupcakes. I added 1/4 tsp almond extract to the recipe; maybe next time I will substitute fresh (1) lemon juice for the vanilla extract -goes great with a white cake-, just like my mom used to, thanks!
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Easiest, Most Delicious Meringue Buttercream

Reviewed: Jun. 2, 2010
I used only 2 cups butter and found it to be enough buttery flavor, also added a pinch of salt. It was not too difficult to make using an electric hand blender with the whisk attachment(for the egg whites and sugar mixing), and a stand mixer for the rest. Overall it takes some time to make, around 30-40 min., and it was good but not great for my taste. I think I prefer a simple meringue (egg whites, sugar and water) over this. I am not sure if I will make this again.
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