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Top Tips for Baking Cupcakes

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At Just Bake, we're always looking for great baking advice and tips from baking experts. We have been fortunate enough to interview the lovely Ruth Harmer from Southwell Cakery based in Nottinghamshire to gain some fabulous baking tips. How do you fill the cupcake cases cleanly without getting the mixture on the sides? There are two popular ways of filling cupcake cases successfully. The first is to use a piping bag - this is quick but only suitable for thicker mixtures. The second (and my preferred way) is to use an ice cream scoop which divides the mixture evenly. How...

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When is Cupcake Day 2019?

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Cupcake Day 2019 takes place on June 13th 2019 and is held each year to raise money to help the fight against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Cupcake Day provides a significant way of helping and has raised £2.7 million since 2016 in England on this day alone. A large part of the money raised went to opening special dementia cafes where people who suffer from the disease have a welcoming place to gather with their carers and support each other while enjoying a little light refreshment. Cupcake Day has raised £2.7 million since 2016 – let’s make this year the biggest yet!...

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Where do I buy photo cupcake toppers from? Here!

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If you're looking for somewhere where you can buy personalised photo cupcake toppers, then look no further! We have recently added edible printed images to our range of products and services. Edible printing is a fun way to personalise your baking. We offer a range of options for personalising your cakes. We are able to print your photographs, your corporate logo, your favourite football team logo or even a personalised message onto our cupcake toppers. Our wedding cupcake toppers are particularly popular as a simple, yet elegant way to add a finishing touch to your special day. Our high quality edible cupcake toppers  have a sweet taste...

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Are fairy cakes the same as cupcakes?

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Are fairy cakes the same as cupcakes? There seem to be different schools of thought on this subject. There is one school of thought that says the difference between a fairy cake and a cupcake is in the origin of the name. The name 'cupcake' originating from the USA whilst the name 'fairy cake' originating from the UK. This school of thought would argue that the ingredients of both the fairy cake and the cupcake are the same. In contract, there is an alternative school of thought that says there is a fundamental difference in the ingredients of a cupcake...

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