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4th of July Cupcake Decorating with Sprouts!

Cooking / Eating In, Events / Giveaways / Partnerships

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Happy Wednesday, Noshers!  I recently partnered with Sprouts market for a 4th of July DIY project, where I was given free reign to come up with my own DIY activity related to the holiday. I thought and thought, but the answer was pretty obvious – patriotic CUPCAKES!! I love baking, decorating and most importantly eating sweets, so this was a perfect fit.  Today I’ll be walking you through some cute and patriotic cupcake designs just in time for the holiday :).

But first, let me just rave about how awesome new-to-me Sprouts is – coming from the NYC/NJ area, I’d never been to a Sprouts before.  When I made my way to my local Sprouts to purchase ingredients for this project, I was pleasantly surprised and super impressed with the store – high quality produce at amazing prices, hard-to-find fruit (including my favorite cotton candy grapes, which I could only find at Whole Foods in NYC), their own brand for staples such as cereal, granola, cocoa, and an awesome selection of organic ingredients.  I admit I wasn’t familiar with Sprouts prior to this shopping trip, but I’ll definitely be returning.

Now onto the cupcakes! Continue Reading

Happy 4th of July Cake!

Cooking / Eating In

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Happy (almost) 4th of July to my lovely American Noshers out there!  Any fun holiday plans? Barbecues I could crash, perhaps? 😉  I’m debating a last minute trip to the beach (or “down the shore” as my Jersey brethren say) but I don’t know if that’s just asking for hot, crowded trouble.  But one thing I did do in preparation for the 4th was try my hand at making a flag cake!  After seeing several pictures and interpretations of this cake online, I was keen to give it a try.  And now you can too!  This is how you get started: Continue Reading