300 cupcakes

Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes

INGREDIENTS

2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup soy yogurt (plain or vanilla)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ginger
1 cup finely grated carrots
¼ cup chopped walnuts
¼ cup raisins

For icing:
¼ cup Earth Balance margarine, softened
¼ cup vegan cream cheese, softened
1 ¼ cups confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line muffin tin with paper liners or lightly coat with nonstick spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together sugar, vegetable oil, yogurt, and vanilla. Sift the dry ingredients together, then add to the wet ingredients, mixing until smooth. Fold in carrots, walnuts, and raisins.
  3. Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake for 26 to 28 minutes.
  4. While the cupcakes are baking, beat margarine and cream cheese together with an electric mixer until just combined.
  5. Continue to beat while adding the confectioners sugar in small batches. Mix until smooth and creamy, then beat in the vanilla.
  6. Once cupcakes are completely cooled, pipe or spread on cream cheese frosting, and garnish with chopped walnuts.

Makes 12 cupcakes.

External image

http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Vegan-Carrot-Cake-Cupcake-Recipe-28857520

5

S/O to the walk out!

Lifting groceries is the best thing that has ever happened to me, I finally have a full fridge of good food at all times. And with the money I save I can afford to surprise my boyfriend with a cupcake for no special reason. I can also afford to get my nails done regularly!

Total: ~$300

*Cupcakes were purchased*

Email Interview With Five Nights At Freddy's Creator Scott Cawthon!

Hey guys, Freelance7 here for my very first interview with a game developer. These probably won’t happen a lot since of my small channel size but they are fun nonetheless! 

For our first interview, I talked to Scotty Cawthon, the creator of Five Nights at Freddy’s (No I will not play that), a game that came out of nowhere to become popular thanks to many Youtube videos of gameplay. We couldn’t do it live so we did it through email. He is an awesome dude and if you are still thinking of buying the game do it…or not depending if you don’t want to be scared. But seriously, support this guy, he is cool. Anyway, on with the interview!

Freelance7: Where did you come up with the idea for Five Nights At Freddy’s?

Scotty Cawthon: I’d made a children’s game before this and people bashed the game saying that the main character’s face looked scary, like an animatronic. I decided I would run with it. ;)

F: Were the sounds stock or did you make them? SC: Some of both! F: What made you want to add Golden Freddy to the game? SC: No comment. He’s listening.

F: Have you had any experience as a security guard prior to FNaF? SC: No, but I’ve been around creepy robots in the dark.

F: Why did you decide on this particular graphic style? (3D Prerendered cutscenes and the like) SC: A lot of that is due to the limitations of the software I used. I had to work around it!

F: Any reason why you chose those particular animals? SC: No, they just came to me!

F: Finally have you scared yourself shitless from this game? SC: I had several nightmares actually. I woke up and thought Bonnie was in my closet once. I was scared to death. After that email, I asked him several more questions: F: Continuing with your response to question 2, what noises were made by you and what were they from? SC: I have good audio software, I’ll leave it at that.
F: What did you use to make the game? SC: Clickteam Fusion 2.5
F: Was it just you that worked on this? SC: Yes, just me.
F: What were some of the obstacles in your way of making this game? Any problems? Did you do your research for the game? SC: I had many failed games in a row so working on another game in itself was very difficult. I almost never finished it.
F: If you don’t mind me asking, what was the budget?  SC: Not counting the software used, about $300.

F: Does the cupcake blink?
SC: No. 

F: Which animatronic scares you the most?
SC: The rabbit. I had nightmares about it.

F: I am guessing you have seen many videos of people playing this. Which reaction was the most hilarious to you?
SC: I think Markliplier’s videos have been the funniest. He is really an entertainer.   F: Any tips for people playing the game out there?
SC: Watch Pirate Cove!   F: And finally, any tips for people who want to make their own horror game?
SC: No more key hunts! Also, practice, practice, PRACTICE! There you guys have it! I hope you all enjoyed learning some behind the scenes for one of this year’s scariest games. Again, not playing it! See you guys next time!

 Five Nights at Freddy’s is available for purchase on Steam and  Desura for $5.00. You can contact Scotty Cawthon at his email, scottcawthon@yahoo.com. 

Remember to check my channel for gaming videos and possible future interviews: https://www.youtube.com/user/FreelanceSeven

lenfaz  asked:

“you’re a stress baker and i stay up too late working and i’m writing a thank you note to the ethereal being responsible for the food magically appearing in the common room” au YEAY!!

Thank you, hun!! I enjoyed writing this immensely, hope you enjoy reading it at least half as much xD

Midnight Cupcakes; ~ 2, 300 words; also on ff.net

How did it come to the point where the only good thing she has going on for her are the abandoned cupcakes she finds in the common room every week when stumbling around, trying to stretch her legs and clear her head enough to finish her goddamn article?

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The first time she smells them before she sees them and her mouth is already watering by the time she catches sight of the pretty (and flawlessly applied) light pink and dark brown frosting.

Now, if Emma Swan has learnt one thing in all her years in the foster system, it is – don’t touch what is not yours. So even as she approaches the cupcakes, which look like a miniature forest covered in  pink blossoms and growing right in the middle of the table, she knows she will have to content herself with the slightly disfigured Mars bar that she knows exists somewhere in the recesses of her bag.

And then she sees it. It’s a simple white sheet, folded in the middle so that it will stay up and positioned beside the delectable pastries.

‘Help yourselves ;)’

Emma eyes the elegant handwriting with suspicion for all of two minutes. Then she shrugs. If somebody wants to waste their perfect cupcakes on her, far be it for Emma to deny them that opportunity.

She takes one of those with chocolate frosting (even though before the night is over she would try the strawberry ones too… and then the chocolate again). The dough is soft as her teeth sink into it, the frosting buttery and rich as it explodes on her palate and there is nobody there so there is no proof that Emma moans around her first mouthful of freshly baked midnight cupcakes.

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Ani's Super Exciting 300 Follower Cupcake List and Giveaway!

Dang. Where did all of you come from? This blog is close to seven months old (d a n g) and honestly, I have had such an incredible time in this community so far. And so, because I appreciate you nerds a whole bunch, here’s a list of all of my cupcakes, and a chance to win stuff. First things first, though, you have to deal with me appreciating the fuck out of you before you can win stuff.

Hey, Soul Sister - The Astoria Army. Brilliantly talented, beautifully developed, and really dang cool. 

gramenviride || its-astoria || starliitwitch

Family - Mothers (sort of), children (basically), soulmates (of all kinds), significant others (sometimes?), and everyone else Astoria considers as good as her blood.

 astraeasmalfoy || brightestmalfoy || cashmcre || defiantcharms || deigreengrass || deranged-lestrange || doe-eyed-queen || dolimali || drxmeda || firesingedsoul || floweramongstars || frayednott || lvlalfoy || malfcygirl || meraclus || mrsmxlfoy || myfatherwillhearaboutthisblog || mymotherwillhearaboutthisblog || mxchanicalheart || narcissitiic || scorofthemanor || smiithing || spelltester || teddylupinxx || toburyher || ursamxnor

Cupcakes Galore - Amazing blogs by unbelievably talented writers. Maybe we talk all the time; maybe we've never interacted. Either way, having you on my dashboard is a privilege, and I'm so lucky to have encountered you.

afxckinglegend || agxntfoster || alchiimiste || alxssia || anaxed || bravelittlelily || cowardiism || dragxntamer || durmstranged || dxlacour || echoedmistakes || elenaishuman || essokinetic || exxosso || giincvra || granxaire || grawpiish || gryffindorsheart || havenfaced || heleniisms || herbollogy || herrmiione || huffiexhannah || hunter-alec || inflictionofhowls || italianmagiic || lavendcrbrown || lepetitmxnstre || letranges || liaisonbitch || libertexenrouge || loatheatraitor || lordmxlfoy || madeofwildfire || magiqxe || maisiemadeoffire || niightfallen || notapixie || odiiious || ofwronskifeints || orbiisunum || pandorums || parselmouthedprince || proudtobetheirson || quidditchism || renovamxn || repulsione || scotchandcaffeine || spellcreator || spellliason || starlightgoddess || strongerlestrange || sweenneytodd || synkende || teleknetic || thebxywholived || thenardiette || tonotendupjaded || totakeuparms || troublehelper || violalutea || wedontneednorevolution || withouthxmanity || xndromeda || xnjolras 

Okay, fine, can we get some stuff now?

You are all really incredible; seeing you on my dashboard is amazing and inspiring. Unfortunately, I’m not good at graphics, so I can’t do anything fancy with that, but! I can do other stuff!

R U L E S:

- Must be following me at priimadonnacomplex, redqueenthexry, or narcissaimperatrix. Please don’t be a butt and just unfollow as soon as the giveaway’s over.
- Likes count once, reblogs count once. Please only reblog once.
However, likes and reblogs count twice if you are one of the cupcakes listed above.
- And if you reblog and say something nice about somebody in the tags, then you’re entered one more time.
You can be entered a maximum of five times.
Giveaway ends at 12:01am EST on 1 February 2015.

W I N N E R S:

There will be three winners. The first will receive 150 icons of the face claim of their choosing, and a playlist for the character of their choosing. The second and third will receive 100 icons of the face claim of their choosing. 

Note: when making icons, I will get in touch with you so that you can give me a specific film/television episode, so I can make sure I don’t give you something you already have. Please note, these are all going to be very standard base icons. You’re welcome to change them afterwards however you’d like!

Examples of my icons can be found here, and playlists, here.

Thank you so much for being the absolute loveliest of cupcakes–you are the best, and I’m so lucky to know you. Happy writing!

<3 Ani