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Chocolate Cake Pops

I’ve mentioned this on more than a billion couple occasions: I am not a good baker. Honestly. I am routinely green with envy (and going ga-ga for self-explanatory reasons) when obsessively gawking at astounding works of art created with such passion, patience, and dexterity. I am awestruck, at an absolute loss for words. How, I ask myself repeatedly, are these wonderful works of sweet art even possible? and WHO, I demand, is capable of producing such beauty?! I, for one, have finally conceded that I am not skillfully worthy to be this type of imaginary (and uh, I secretly hope nonexistent) person in question.

I have tried the whole layered cake baking gig and I even got into the cupcake craze for a minute or two, but obviously such catastrophes works are not displayed here for very valid reasons. Baking is ostensibly not my vocation. But, as a true lover of baked goods and bread in all forms, I believe learning is still worth the embarrassment. Luckily (and unluckily) for me, this inept and outdated baker has finally jumped on the cake pop bandwagon, at least for the time being!

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Not Just Rabbit Food.

Even though this may be more appropriate for Easter which just passed, I wanted to use up all the carrots I had in the fridge. This compelled me to make carrot cupcakes, my post-Easter treat. I had bought a bundle of carrots at Sam’s Club last week, which was basically a pack of God knows how many for only 3-4 bucks. Thinking I’d probably use a lot of carrots for cooking here and there, I thought this was a practical purchase. I have really got to learn how to steer away from good deals and instead think about food waste and cost. I also should remind myself how I do not particularly like carrots, especially cooked ones. Yuck.

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Not Just Rabbit Food.

Even though this may be more appropriate for Easter which just passed, I wanted to use up all the carrots I had in the fridge. This compelled me to make carrot cupcakes, my post-Easter treat. I had bought a bundle of carrots at Sam’s Club last week, which was basically a pack of God knows how many for only 3-4 bucks. Thinking I’d probably use a lot of carrots for cooking here and there, I thought this was a practical purchase. I have really got to learn how to steer away from good deals and instead think about food waste and cost. I also should remind myself how I do not particularly like carrots, especially cooked ones. Yuck.

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