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clouds and choc cupcakes

I do weird things in the bathroom. Like taking a blob of shampoo suds (is that what you call it?) and smearing it on my lips. And then imagining that this is what clouds feel like. And imagining how one day I might really be able to create something edible with this. Soap suds taste horrible by the way. THIS. No kidding, this has the texture of clouds, or at least in my imagination. If not for those fluffy things on top, I would have passed posting it, because the cupcakes need more chocolaty oomph. clouds and choc cupcakes   Makes 24 cupcakes plus 4 mini ones (picture below) I only made 12 with clouds because I wasn't sure how things would turn out. 3/4 cup (175g) unsalted butter, diced 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 large eggs, separated 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk 2 heaped tablespoons cocoa powder, mixed with 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons boiling water then cooled 1 cup cake flour 2 teaspoons baking powder For the meringue: 2 tablespoons icing s

The night the battery died on me

The theme was Masquerade. Ahem. So yours truly decided to let her face be painted. (Leave-on mask! No fretting!) By the way, look at her! Personally I think she should win the 'Prom queen' title, she really fits the masquerade theme, don't you think? JUNGLE GAGA And me. Looking weird. By the way, I'm the girl. -.- I didn't really snap alot. (refer to title) Oops, chronic eye closing when taking pictures. And flabby arms that lack exercise. Like I said. Weird. HAHA. Love this one. They both like to hurl insults at each other.  JOKER Gaga! Oh well. Saved ya some scrolling. Or did I?

A quick note

I know. Its been an uber long time since I last baked. Hang in there, CoY! Heheh, I think CoY looks and sounds cool. Except, mebbe her creator isn't really the cool kid in school. A LIST FOR KANGLI TO DO 1. Post pictures of graduation night. The theme is masquerade. Can't wait. -- 22 Nov 2. Complete my personal chocolate cupcake challenge. Since I can't enter the  Chocolate Adventure Contest.  (US citizens only) Azuki bean is the adventure ingredient I'm dealing with. 3. Bake a Christmas cake, hopefully. Gonna need some bakemate here. 4. Perhaps do some teaching at the student care where I spent 6 years. You know, I wanted to be a teacher. Until I saw how demanding (and therefore noble) the job is 5. Write thank you notes to all the friends that mattered. The thought of not being in the same class again... To anyone (is there anyone?) reading this, thanks for dropping by! This space is in severe need of watering, therefore the land's a bit parc