Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
*1 cup cake flour
*1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
*1 cup sugar
*1/2 tbsp baking powder
*1 stick of butter, softened &cubed
*1 tsp vanilla
*1 cup whole milk
*zest of 1 lime
*juice of 1 lime
* 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
whisk together all dry ingredients.mix cubed butter into dry mixture until just coated. combine vanilla, milk, and eggs and add to dry mix in three parts.
bake at 325* for approx. 20 minutes. recipe makes 16 cupcakes.
key lime filling:
*1 can(14oz) sweetened condensed milk
*zest of 1-2 limes
*juice of 2 limes
*pipe into the center of baked and cooled cupcakes.
whipped cream frosting:
*1 pint (16oz) of heavy whipping cream
*4 tbsp powdered sugar
Using the whisk attachment on an electric mixer, whisk whipping cream on high and slowly add in powdered sugar. Whisk until thickened. Pipe onto cupcakes and sprinkle or roll in graham cracker crumbs.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
*cork coasters around $2 at your local craft store
*masking tape to tape off stripes, etc.
*Krylon Crystal Clear acrylic coating (finishing spray)
This project is super easy and allows for so much variation! Grab your paint, cork, and markers and go for it!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Monday, January 21, 2013
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
2. Find a suitable piece of wood and paint it! Solid or a fun pattern...
3. Drill holes in wood piece for the drawer pulls
4. Attach twine on the ends of the wood boards by wrapping continuously and tie to both wrapped ends twine strings for the board to hang by.
My sister and I made these together so we had two variations!