Tempting topping, delicious cake, and a spectacular decoration to complete the pretty picture: that’s what makes a cupcake such a perfect delight—and why these 32 recipes will please young and old. These recipes are relatively easy to make, and use simple, readily available ingredients. The pages brim with helpful baking advice, including tips on incorporating nuts, working with decorative sugars, and even creating your own pastry bag. How about cupcakes decorated with sugar butterflies, Winter Spice Cakes with snowflakes, and sinfully good Chocolate Mousse Layered Cupcakes? With these recipes at hand, any amateur pastry chef can wow a crowd. A Selection of the Good Cook Book Club.
When my nephew, Benjamin, invited me to Career Day at his school, things did not turn out the way I expected. I caused a volcanic explosion, got tangled in the tunnel slide on the playground, and accidentally let the class's pet gecko out of its cage Rat munching rattlesnakes-how was I going to get myself out of this mess?
The following stories are a collection of historical fiction from the minds and imaginations of many bright, young students at Woodlawn Beach Middle School. The stories span the time of thousands of years and involve characters from around the globe. Each story pulls elements from the time period it takes place in, yet has its own unique twist. We encourage you to join us as we travel through time and read the stories that once were locked in the minds of so many young people.