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Baking Conversion Charts

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FREE PRINTABLE Baking Conversion Chart - Basic Ingredients | JavaCupcake.com

Since living in Germany, I’ve been exploring European recipes and baking… most of which are in Metric measurements.  This can be tricky since most recipes in the United States use the Imperial measurement system. Sign up for my newsletter and never miss another post or recipe… SIGN UP HERE!  Converting recipes can be time consuming […] Read more…

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New Feature: LIVE CHAT!

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I’m super excited to announce a new feature on JavaCupcake!  LIVE CHAT!  Sign up for my newsletter and never miss another post or recipe… SIGN UP HERE!  Now, when you’re making a JavaCupcake recipe and you need help, you can quickly ask me a question and get an instant answer!  I’m just a few clicks […] Read more…

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DIY Cupcake Tower

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Oreo Cupcakes with Oreo Balloon Pops | JavaCupcake.com #CupcakeWars

I’ve never owned a large cupcake tower. I know, that’s crazy-talk since I’ve made so many cupcakes for so many years! But I’ve never had a real need for a stand that held more than a couple dozen cupcakes.  Until now.  Last week I participated in Cupcake Wars, a community fundraiser for my husband’s Army […] Read more…

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Red Currants #RedCurrantWeek

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The History of Red Currants #RedCurrantWeek | JavaCupcake.com

Johannisbeeren (in German) or Red Currants are a small, tart berry easily found in Western Europe during the summer months and are typically used in jams and baking.  This week, I’ll be sharing 4 amazing recipes plus some baking tips all featuring this fun berry… the red currant! I’ll be using the hashtag #RedCurrantWeek on […] Read more…

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Toy Story Checkerboard Cake

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{Tutorial} Toy Story themed vanilla Checkerboard Cake frosted with vanilla buttercreaming decorated using the Petal Technique | JavaCupcake.com

Surprise your family and friends with your baking skills by making this Toy Story themed checkerboard petal cake!  With a little work, preparation and time… you can make a cake that will WOW everyone! This is the final post in the Toy Story themed party series!  And, I’m pretty certain I’ve saved the best for […] Read more…

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