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Why do cupcake papers separate from the cupcakes after baking?

Somayya asks: Why do my cupcakes separate from the paper a day later? I have tried paper cups and foil cups and the same thing happens.

Baking S.O.S. says: I’m glad you asked this question. I have been baking cupcakes a lot recently, and I am having the exact same problem!

In my case, I […]

“Sweet Dreams” cookies

“Sweet Dreams”

Shortly after graduating from Johnson & Wales University, I moved to Washington, D.C. and began working as an assistant pastry chef at Firehook Bakery. I worked for a very talented Pastry Chef, Kate Jansen, who made all of the pastries from scratch and created many of her own recipes. Kate’s original recipes […]

http://twitpic.com/dupkd – Hit…

http://twitpic.com/dupkd – Hit the jackpot @ the thrift store: tartlet, brioche & mini cake pans for a steal! Going to make Moosewood’s …

As the brownies bake, Ada says…

As the brownies bake, Ada says: “I smell COOKIES!” Brad responds: “Not just ANY cookies–the BEST cookies in the world!” Thanks, honey!

Making Moosewood’s “fudge brow…

Making Moosewood’s “fudge brownies”–inspired by our recent visit to the restaurant. Interesting:no baking powder: that’s why they’re dense!

Doing a little troubleshooting…

Doing a little troubleshooting: why my coffeecake appeared to be done but wasn’t: http://bakingsos.com/blog/?p=479

@SoulafiedCHEF Sign me up!! T…

@SoulafiedCHEF Sign me up!! That is one of my favorite Summer desserts πŸ™‚ I just made a peach pie last week with fabulous PA peaches.

Test for doneness: Coffeecake

Once again, I am learning from my own mistakes, chalking my baking failures up to “experience.”

I recently picked 15 pounds of organic blueberries, most of which I froze for use in the Winter when fresh produce is expensive and less-than-desirable quality.

But I had some sour cream in the frige that was about to […]

@jenisicecreams That kid IS re…

@jenisicecreams That kid IS really cool. . . he’s my son’s best friend πŸ™‚ And that reminds me: I am due for a trip to our local Jeni’s!!

@SSPU show: That place was NUT…

@SSPU show: That place was NUTS! It was jam-packed!! 2 yrs ago at Little Brothers, the crowd was SMALL. . . guess they made it BIG time! πŸ™‚