It’s a Sweet Saturday!

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1. Chicago Metallic Cookie Notes Cookie Cutter Set

A few weeks ago, we saw these awesome cookie cutters at the mall. You write a word or phrase with the provided letters in the rows on the cookie cutter. Then, when you place it into the cookie dough, the word shows up! These seem awesome for baking a gift for people, or for any special event. You can use the provided sayings such as “Happy Birthday” or write your own such as “Eat Me.”

2. Lavender Petal Baking Cups 

These cupcake liners are perfect for spring. They look like a tulip, and would be a great finishing touch to a beautiful (and delicious) cupcake. If you made the top of the cupcake more decorated, than they would really look like a flower.

3. Picket Fence Cupcake Wraps

Another great addition to a spring cupcake is these cupcake wraps. We think they are adorable for any spring themed cupcake! Again, a flower design on top could be cool to make the cupcakes look like a garden.

4. Peeps Sunflower Brownies

The Semi Sweet Sisters, another great blog, posted these Peep Sunflower Brownies. They are perfect for spring, and look delicious as well. We can’t wait to make these :).

Chocolate Chip Muffins

Obviously our Saint Patrick’s Day recipes did not end up happening :(. However, we decided to kick off our recipes with a new breakfast treat favorite. This decadent chocolate chip muffin recipe is from one of our favorite blogs, Something Swanky. To really make these muffins awesome, we used sanding sugar for the final touch on top-just like they do at the real bakery coffee shops! We hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do!

Chocolate Chip Muffins

CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS

yield: 12-13 GIGANTIC MUFFINS

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup milk

1/4 cup vinegar

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup butter, melted

2 larges eggs

1 tbsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups miniature chocolate chips

optional: sanding sugar for sprinkling on top

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 425ºF. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.

In a small bowl, pour the milk and vinegar. Let sit while preparing the remaining ingredients.

In a larger bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar. Add the butter, eggs, vanilla, and the milk + vinegar mixture. Stir JUST until a batter with lumps forms.

Fold in the chocolate chips.

Fill each cup in the muffin tin to be completely full (about a heaping 1/4 cup).

Bake at 425ºF for 5 minutes. Then decrease the heat to 375ºF and bake for another 13 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes before removing from the tin and serving.

Delicious fresh and next day. Freezes well.

It’s A Sweet Saturday!

Hey there and welcome to Curly Haired Bakers! We are two sisters with a head full of curls who love baking in the kitchen together. You can read more about us here. We are motivated to get other kids in the kitchen.

Our blog will consist primarily of baking recipes, but may occasionally feature cooking recipes as well. On Saturdays, we will be posting our “Sweet Saturdays” which will include baking accessories, tools, and recipes that we enjoy or want to add to our kitchen. Below is our first Sweet Saturdays post.

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Happy baking!

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1. Silicone Mini Shamrock Mold

Over the next two weeks we will share Saint Patrick’s Day recipes for the holiday. To kick off our Saint Patrick’s Day posts, we found a silicone mini shamrock mold to bake mini cakes in. We have Valentine’s Day mini cookie molds and love them, so we thought that these would be just as fun to use. They are great to decorate.

2. Jessica Folksy Floral Kids Apron

What’s better than eating baked goods? Having cute accessories to bake in! This apron is perfect for any girl who likes working in the kitchen, and the bright flowers are great for bringing in spring.

3. Chocolate Caramel Hi Hat Cupcakes

One of our favorite blogs, Something Swanky, featured a chocolate caramel hi hat cupcake recipe from the blog Chocolate Moosey. We have had cupcakes similar to these before, and they have always been delicious. These sound just as good. Let us know your results!

4. Two-Tone Cupcake Pan Set

Two-toned cupcake pan sets easily allow bakers to make cupcakes that are two flavors in one. You fill the middle with one batter, and fill the outside with another batter using the plastic piece. We think this would be a fun addition to our kitchen tools and want to get one soon.