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swiss meringue buttercream | movita beaucoup

swiss meringue buttercream {easter cake}

Let’s talk buttercream, shall we? More specifically, Swiss Meringue Buttercream. European buttercreams, as many of you know, tend to be less sweet than their American counterparts. Some people find them too buttery, but I think this is because many North Americans grew up eating sugary frostings made with copious quantities of confectioner’s sugar. We were cautioned […]

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one bowl yellow cake with lemon buttercream frosting | movita beaucoup

one bowl yellow cake with lemon buttercream frosting

Happy birthday, Pumpkin! To mark this, your seventh birthday, I made you a cake. A cake topped with lots of teeny-tiny things. Because teeny-tiny things are the bestest. For example, kittens are teeny-tiny and way awesome. So were you when you were born. Also, rats holding teddy bears. And pixie portals. Good things come in teeny-tiny packages. […]

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chocolate peanut butter frosting | movita beaucoup

chocolate peanut butter frosting {and an almost love story}

Here it is: the first Perusers’ Druthers tale. You wanted to hear about my encounter with Gérard Depardieu, which is interesting, as I didn’t say it was a good story. Also, when I say met Gérard, I may have mislead you: my body met Gérard’s body, which is almost the same, except it involves more […]

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german buttercream | movita beaucoup

german buttercream frosting

As I write this, I’m sitting in my living room. It is sunny, there are three cats laying under/around the Christmas tree, and I’m drinking coffee like it’s my last day on earth. Actually, I can hear one of the cats slurping water from the tree stand, which explains the need to fill it three […]

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chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting

chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting

This is the cake I made for Rosie Beaucoup’s birthday. This is the cake you should consider making for someone you love. Because it will make that person love you back. Even if they don’t want to. That’s basically how I snagged 2.0; I won him over with baking. Also, this cake says: I forgive […]

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