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« on: February 12, 2011 08:48:45 PM »

I'm not much of a baker, but I was invited to a Chinese New Year party and I decided to make themed cupcakes. I used regular white cake mix with red food coloring, dark chocolate frosting, gold wrappers, and red "cake glitter", and made some decorative pics. It all looks a bit pink in the pictures, but it was red, and they were quite popular at the party. Smiley  Happy year of the rabbit!



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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2011 08:52:47 PM »

That frosting looks SO good! I love the picks too.
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2011 08:53:44 PM »

It was totally from a can, but it was really yummy! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2011 03:43:46 AM »

Love it!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011 07:40:19 AM »

Very festive and suits the theme! How did you make the pretty chrysanthemum shaped pics?

They also look so yummy!
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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2011 07:49:10 AM »

I cut them out with a paper punch, using red patterned and gold scrapbook paper, and glued them with a toothpick in between, then added the Chinese zodiac stickers. Easy!
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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2011 08:29:13 AM »

Thanks--I need to get some cool punches!
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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2011 09:08:10 AM »

This one has been surprisingly useful! It's a big fiskars one (use those 40% coupons!)
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« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2011 08:16:01 PM »

Yummy!! my mouth is watering seeing these cupcakes. I am gonna try these tonight at home.
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