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n & Easy Baking Recipes

Fu for Kids!
Alex Kuskowski

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n & Easy Baking Recipes
Fu for Kids!
Alex Kuskowski

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ebook777. Inc. Be aware of the key symbols The following manufacturers/names appearing in this described on page 9. you when certain things should be Gold Medal®. cooking Colleen Dolphin. Title. Inc. Mighty Media. Minnesota may be more difficult than others. Roundy’s®. TX771.. author. I. Proctor Silex®. Market Pantry®. in all countries. Minneapolis. They alert book are trademarks: Betty Crocker® SuperMoist®. Cheer on your new chef! Cool filled cupcakes: fun & easy baking recipes for kids! / Alex Kuskowski. There Food Production: Frankie Tuminelly should always be adult supervision Photo Credits: Colleen Dolphin. Creative cooking encourages children to think like real chefs. and make delicious Library™ is a trademark and logo of Abdo Publishing. monitored. Some recipes Printed in the United States of America. ISBN 978-1-62403-300-1 1. tools. Includes index.8’653--dc23 2013043078 www. Cupcakes--Juvenile literature. North Mankato.K87 2015 641.(Cool cupcakes & muffins) Audience: 8-12. PO Box 398166. Minnesota 55439. have ground Cover and Interior Design and Production: rules for using the kitchen.abdopublishing. Alex.com To Adult Helpers Published by Abdo Publishing. oven. Land O’Lakes®. and ingredients. or stove is used. Planters®. -. gain form without written permission from the publisher. Pillsbury®. Ziploc® Put on your apron. International copyrights reserved helping your child learn to cook. Dickinson’s®. creations. pages cm. Shutterstock when a sharp tool. a division of ABDO. food when they cook. Taste their Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Kuskowski. Copyright © 2015 Assist a budding chef by by Abdo Consulting Group. 062014 Offer help and guidance to your 092014 child when needed. PAM®. No part of this book may be reproduced in any Children develop new skills.visit us at www. Encourage creativity with recipes. Editor: Karen Latchana Kenney Content Developer: Nancy Tuminelly Before getting started.com . Checkerboard confidence.

For the Love of Cupcakes! 4 The Basics 6 Cool Cooking Terms 8 Symbols 9 Frosting Tips 10 Kitchen Supplies 12 Ingredients 14 Lemon Drop Cupcakes 16 Mint Cream Cupcakes 18 Tasty Pudding Poppers 20 Berry Chocolate Delight 22 Hidden Heart Cupcakes 24 Cookie Dough Surprise 26 Jelly ’n’ Peanut Butter Pops 28 Conclusion 30 Web Sites 30 Glossary 31 Index 32 www.ebook777.com .

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4 Squeeze the bag to push out the frosting. Make smaller and smaller circles. This creates a spiral. or in a V shape or M shape. Seal the bag closed. 6 Stop squeezing when finished. 3 Hold the bag with the tip pointed down. Press out the extra air. Go around the edge. 10 www. Cut off the corner. 5 When you reach the beginning of the circle keep going. You can cut it straight across. Check out these tips to become a master chef! Frosting the cupcake 1 Fill a plastic bag with frosting. This is the bag’s tip.com .ebook777. You can make frosting any color and shape you want. 2 Pinch one corner of the bag flat. Learn the basics of frosting fun! With frosting the possibilities are endless. Start on the outside edge of the cupcake.

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com . Here are some of the ingredients you will need: chocolate cake mix yellow cake mix vanilla cake mix mint chocolate chip ice cream creamy peanut butter all-purpose flour salted roasted peanuts food coloring 14 www.ebook777.

mini semi-sweet chocolate lemon chips non-stick cooking spray mint leaves lemon curd strawberry jelly chocolate pudding mix strawberries vegetable oil sweetened heavy whipping condensed cream vanilla milk extract 15 www.ebook777.com .

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Fill the holes with lemon curd. Mix well.ebook777.com . Mix in the powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Mix in the egg. and salt. 1 8-oz. 17 www. 5 Make the frosting. whisk the lemon zest. Add the butter mixture to the flour mixture. Use a teaspoon to make a hole in the top of each cupcake. 4 Remove the cupcakes from the muffin tins. and buttermilk.Ingredients CUPCAKES ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup buttermilk ¾ teaspoon baking powder 1 cup lemon curd ¼ teaspoon salt FROSTING ¾ tablespoon lemon zest ½ cup unsalted butter. vanilla extract. whisk together the flour. Frost the cupcakes as shown on pages 10 and 11. and sugar until fluffy. package cream cheese softened 2 cups powdered sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg Tools paper liners zester muffin tin spatula mixing bowls scoop whisk electric mixer measuring cups & spoons plastic bag 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Let the cupcakes cool. 2 In a medium bowl. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. butter. Beat with an electric mixer until creamy. In a large bowl. baking powder. Put the butter and cream cheese in a medium bowl. 3 Fill the muffin cups two-thirds full of batter. Put paper liners in the muffin tin. softened 6 tablespoons unsalted butter.

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Ingredients 1 18. Bake 8 minutes. 5 Put the heavy whipping cream in a small saucepan. sour cream. Put foil liners in the muffin tins. oil. Let the mixture cool. chocolate cake mix ½ gallon mint chocolate chip 1 box chocolate pudding mix ice cream 1 cup sour cream ¾ cup mini semi-sweet ½ cup vegetable oil chocolate chips 4 eggs 1 cup heavy whipping cream Tools foil liners measuring cups & spoons 2 muffin tins scoop mixing bowl small saucepan whisk spoon 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. eggs. Let the cupcakes cool 10 minutes. 3 Put 1 tablespoon of batter in each muffin cup. Put the cupcakes back in the freezer for 1 hour. Then put them in the freezer for 30 minutes. 2 In a large mixing bowl. pudding mix. whisk together the cake mix. Freeze the cupcakes for 20 minutes.com . Remove the pan from the heat. 19 www. and ½ cup water.ebook777. 6 Put a tablespoon of chocolate mixture on each cupcake. Fill each cup to the top.25-oz. 4 Scoop ice cream into the muffin cups. Heat and stir it until it boils. Stir in the chocolate chips.

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pudding mix. eggs.25-oz.com . Let the cupcakes cool. yellow cake mix FILLING 1 box vanilla pudding mix 1 box vanilla pudding mix 1 cup sour cream 2 cups heavy whipping cream Tools 2 muffin tins sharp knife mixing bowls cutting board measuring cups & spoons spatula whisk plastic bag scoop 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 3 Fill the muffin cups two-thirds full of batter. whisk together the cake mix. oil. Then put them in the freezer for 30 minutes.ebook777. 6 Put a tablespoon of filling between the halves of each cupcake. and ½ cup water. 21 www. 4 In a medium bowl. Grease the muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray. Bake 20 minutes.Ingredients CUPCAKES ½ cup vegetable oil non-stick cooking spray 4 eggs 1 18. whisk the filling ingredients for 5 minutes. 2 In a large mixing bowl. 5 Cut the cupcakes in half horizontally. Use the rest of the filling to frost the cupcakes as shown on pages 10 and 11. sour cream.

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2 In a large mixing bowl. 6 Frost the cupcakes as shown on pages 10 and 11.ebook777. eggs. Put a strawberry in the hole in each cupcake. Stick mint leaves on top of each cupcake. vanilla cake mix mint leaves 1¼ cups buttermilk FROSTING ⅓ cup vegetable oil 1 box chocolate pudding mix 4 eggs 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Tools paper liners electric mixer 2 muffin tins sharp knife mixing bowls cutting board whisk spatula measuring cups & spoons plastic bag scoop 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. whisk together the cake mix. oil. Bake 18 to 20 minutes. Beat with an electric mixer for 5 minutes.com . buttermilk.25-oz. 23 www. 5 Use a teaspoon to make a hole in the top of each cupcake. and vanilla extract. 3 Fill the muffin cups three-fourths full of batter. Put the frosting ingredients in a medium bowl. Cut the stems off of the strawberries. 4 Make the frosting.Ingredients CUPCAKES 24 strawberries 1 18. Let the cupcakes cool 15 minutes. Put paper liners in the muffin tins.

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Bake 8 to 10 minutes. oil. whisk together the cake mix. Let the cupcakes cool. and eggs. Beat with an electric mixer until creamy.Ingredients CUPCAKES FROSTING non-stick cooking spray ½ cup unsalted butter. 25 www. Grease the baking pan and muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray. Mix in red food coloring. Bake 15 to 18 minutes. 4 Put 2 tablespoons of the remaining batter in each muffin cup.25-oz. 2 In a large mixing bowl. Press them point down into the batter. 3 Put one-third of the batter in a medium bowl. Let the cake cool. buttermilk.ebook777.com . softened 1 18. Put one cake heart in each cup. Remove the cupcakes from the muffin tins. Put the red batter in the baking pan. 5 Put the frosting ingredients in a medium bowl. vanilla cake mix 4 cups powdered sugar 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup vegetable oil 5 tablespoons whole milk 4 eggs red food coloring Tools 8 x 8-inch baking pan whisk muffin tin small heart-shaped cookie cutter mixing bowls electric mixer measuring cups & spoons spatula 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Use a spatula to frost the cupcakes. Add a few drops at a time until it’s the color you want. Use the cookie cutter to cut 12 heart shapes out of the cake. Cover each heart with 1 tablespoon of batter.

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Put paper liners in the muffin tins. Use a spatula to frost the cupcakes. chocolate cake mix 1 cup buttermilk Tools measuring cups & spoons paper liners mixing bowls 2 muffin tins spatula whisk baking sheet 1 Mix all of the filling ingredients together in a medium mixing bowl. Bake 17 minutes.25-oz. Top with chocolate chips. 2 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Fill the muffin cups two-thirds full of batter. whisk the butter and sugar until creamy. Let the cupcakes cool. Place a cookie dough ball in the center of each cup. softened condensed milk 4 cups powdered sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 5 tablespoons milk ¼ cup mini semi-sweet 2 teaspoons vanilla extract chocolate chips ¼ cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips CUPCAKES 1 18. can sweetened ½ cup unsalted butter. In a medium bowl. Put them in the freezer for 2 hours. 3 In a large bowl.com . Form the dough into 1-inch balls and place them on a baking sheet.ebook777. Remove the cupcakes from the muffin tins. Mix in the milk and vanilla extract. oil.Ingredients FILLING ½ cup vegetable oil 4 tablespoons unsalted butter. 4 Make the frosting. eggs and vanilla extract. buttermilk. 3 eggs softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 tablespoons brown sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour FROSTING 1 7-oz. 27 www. whisk together the cake mix.

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Put the butter and peanut butter in a medium bowl.com .ebook777. and vanilla extract. and salt. Frost the cupcakes as shown on pages 10 and 11. 2 Put the butter and sugar in a medium bowl. In a large mixing bowl. Mix for 5 minutes.Ingredients CUPCAKES ½ cup sour cream 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup of chopped salted ¼ teaspoon baking soda roasted peanuts ¾ teaspoon baking powder ½ cup strawberry jelly ¼ teaspoon salt FROSTING ¾ cup unsalted butter. Mix in the sour cream and peanuts. Put a spoonful of jelly in the center of each cup. Bake 20 minutes or until the cupcakes turn light brown. softened ½ cup unsalted butter. Mix in the milk and sugar. Mix with an electric mixer. Mix in the peanut butter. softened 1⅓ cups white sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter ⅓ cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons whole milk 3 eggs 2 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Tools paper liners scoop 2 muffin tins spoon mixing bowls electric mixer whisk spatula measuring cups & spoons plastic bag 1 Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. eggs. 4 Make the frosting. whisk together the flour. Put paper liners in the muffin tins. 3 Fill the muffin cups one-third full of batter. baking powder. Cover the jelly with a small scoop of batter. Mix with an electric mixer. baking soda. Remove the cupcakes from the muffin tins. Add the peanut butter mixture to the flour mixture. 29 www. Let the cupcakes cool.

Become a muffin tin chef today! To learn more about cool cooking. Making filled cupcakes doesn’t have to be hard.com. Check your local library for more cupcake cookbooks. holidays. or just for fun. 30 www. These links are monitored and updated to provide the most current information available. Your friends and family will love tasting your sweet creations.com .abdopublishing. It can be easy and fun! This book has tons of fun recipes to get you started.ebook777. Filled cupcakes have a surprise inside every one. visit ABDO online at www. Or use your imagination and whip up your very own creations! You can make cupcakes for birthdays. Web sites about cool cooking are featured on our Book Links page. There’s more to discover too.

and airy. spiral – a pattern that winds in a circle. soft. towel – a cloth or paper used for cleaning or drying. fluffy – light. utensil – a tool used to prepare or eat food.ebook777. horizontally – in the same direction as the ground. supervision – the act of watching over or directing others. such as a grater or zester. or side-to-side.com . permission – when a person in charge says it’s okay to do something. 31 www. grate – to shred by rubbing on something rough or sharp. preheat – to heat an oven to a certain temperature before putting in the food.etch – to carve into something.

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