Chocolate Cherry Rocks!

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I made this icecream once before and so when it looked like I was not eating a bag full of cherries fast enough, I decided it was time for a repeat appearance :) cooked the cherries up before they could rot and then made the chocolate custard base and put it in the fridge for a day to chill before running it through the ice cream maker.

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It is super creamy and delicious and the cherries really make it all the better although the chocolate ice cream on its own is probably plenty yummy. I highly recommend making your own ice cream, it is fun and very tasty indeed!

Lemon Cupcakes!

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These were sooo good. Light and fluffy, a little sticky and super lemon fresh! The texture was almost like angel food cake but still had a little more everyday cake to it. Not sure if that made any sense, but they were yummy. Next time I will do it as the recipe said and not use wrappers, but since I was bringing these to a BBQ I figured it would be easier to have the paper on them. Oh and the glaze was optional, but I highly recommend it as it really kicked up the lemon zing! Recipe from Cupcakes! By Elinor Klivans. The pumpkin spice ones are also super good from this book.

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Sunday Soaping

Recently went to Disney World and saw a cute mold so I tried it out this weekend. I think next time I will try black mickeys and a white background or maybe even some color.

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The clear soap is still a bit cloudy I should have blued it more I think, but still pretty cute, when wet it will look more clear is my guess.

Then decided to try re-using some fruit cups to make fruity soaps. These look just like real jello cups, but please do not eat! And they smell like passionfruit rose, yum!