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SIMS 4 Carrot Cake Cupcakes


Yields 16 cupcakes

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups shredded organic carrots
  • Green & orange royal icing in decorating bags fitted with #5 tips
Frosting
  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
Equipment
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Cupcake pan & liners
  • Hand grater
  • Small cutting mat & knife
  • Peeler
  • Electric mixer
  • Small offset spatula
  • Decorating bag fitted with a #2A tip

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. n a large bowl, combine flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together butter, eggs, honey and vanilla extract.
  4. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry.
  5. Gently fold carrots into the batter.
  6. Scoop batter into cupcake liners and bake for 18 minutes. Allow cupcakes to cool before decorating.
Frosting
  1. Combine all of the frosting ingredients (except powdered sugar) in a large bowl and beat well with an electric mixer.
  2. Beat in half of the powdered sugar and scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the second half and then beat and scrape again.
  3. Scoop frosting into a decorating bag fitted with a #2A tip.

Time to decorate!

  1. Frost the tops of the cupcakes and then refrigerate for about 5 minutes.
  2. Use green royal icing to pipe a carrot stem.
  3. With orange icing, pipe a carrot shape below the stem.
  4. TaDa! Unlock your baking skills with these yummy SIMS 4 Carrot Cupcakes!
7

•MY FATHER’S REACTION TO SOME OF THE CHARACTERS FROM YURI!!! ON ICE•
Above are the exact photos I showed him—

(1/?)

1) Yuuri Katsuki
Dad, confidently: “Oh, I know him. That’s Yuri.”
Me: “Age? Country?”
Dad: “Japan…um…17?”

2) Viktor Nikiforov
Dad, while laughing: “Umm…Yuri??”
Me: “Ok, (laughing) age and country?”
Dad: “Kasakstahn…19”

3) Yurio Plisetsky
Dad: “That’s a…that’s a Jill. Jill’s 14”
Me: “He’s a guy…they’re all guys…”

At this point, my sister, who had also seen yoi, and I are laughing hysterically.

Dad: “No way…ok, um…Jerome?”
Me: “…sure, dad”
Dad: “He’s got a big attitude…that’s and Australian. He’s thinking about throwing a shrimp on the barbie right now”

4) Otabek Altin
Dad: “That’s-uh…Miguel”
Me: “Ok lol where’s he from”
Dad: “…Spain…he’s 19”

5) Jean-Jacques Leroy
Dad: “That’s Spain’s(referring to otabek) brother…that’s Juan”
Me: “Country?”
Dad: “England”
Me: “Age?”
Dad, without hesitation: “37”

6) Chris Giacometti
Dad:“Whoa, Justing Beiber 2008”
Me: “Name and age?”
Dad: “That’s-uh…that’s Justin, he’s 20. Like, tomorrow’s his 21st birthday and he’s planning to get VERY drunk. He’s gonna get…lit.”
Me, dying of laughter: “And where’s he from”
Dad: “That’s a Canadian if i’ve ever seen one…Mr…frosted tips…”

7) Phichit Chulanont
Me: “Name, age, country?”
Dad: “…Dora from Venezuela…he’s 13. And those are his hamsters, ee-nie, mee-nie, and mine-nie.”

Overall—

Me: “So, Dad, bonus points if you can tell me if they are gay or straight”
Dad: “I’m gonna give you a little spoiler…they’re all gay…they’re figure skaters.”
Me: “Ok, you have a point, but still…”

Yuuri- “gay”
Viktor- “Gay”
Yurio- “oh it’s jill, well i guess she’s straight”
Otabek- “gay”
JJ- “gay”
Chris- “SCREAMING GAY…THE GAYEST OF GAY”
Phichit- “…gay furry”


Me: “Ok, Dad, final and most important question. Are you ready?”
Dad: “I’ve never been more ready”
Me: “Two of the characters that are gay are actually in a relationship. Which characters?”
Dad: “Yuuri…and…um, Viktor???”
Me: “YES! YOU GOT IT!”
Dad: “BOOM! NAILED IT! that’s worth 98% right there”

I think it’s pretty safe to assume that my Father has very little knowledge of Yuri!!! On Ice. If he got it right, it’s most likely because of him hearing my rants😂

Unicorn Cake


Yields one three layer 6 inch cake

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick salted butter at room temperature
  • ¼ cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 5 large white eggs
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup rainbow sprinkles
Decoration
  • White buttercream frosting
  • Light pink buttercream frosting fitted with #824 and a #4B tip
  • Light blue buttercream frosting fitted with a #2A tip
  • Light purple buttercream frosting fitted with a #824
  • Dark purple buttercream frosting fitted with a #2A tip and a #4B tip
  • Black buttercream frosting fitted with a #4 tip
  • White fondant
  • Gold edible highlighter dust
  • Small paint brushes
  • Fondant rolling pin
  • Teardrop cookie cutters
  • Lillipop stick
Equipment
  • Three 6-inch round cake pans
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Rubber spatula
  • Whisk
  • 6 inch cake board
  • Cake stand
  • Cake turntable
  • Offset spatula
  • Small sifter
  • Almond extract

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and line three 6-inch round cake pans.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs whites one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add extracts.
  6. On a low speed, alternate adding the flour mixture and milk to the butter mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Fold sprinkles into the batter.
  7. Divide batter evenly between cake pans and bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. Once cakes are fully cooled, level them with a cake leveler.
  9. Stack cakes on a cake board, making sure to frost between each layer.
  10. Use a cake turntable to smooth white frosting over the entire cake.

Time to decorate!

  1. Use white fondant to make a unicorn horn.
  2. Mix a few drops of almond extract into edible gold dust and then brush it onto the horn.
  3. Use teardrop cutters to create fondant ears and then paint the inner ear gold. Insert a toothpick into the bottom of each ear.
  4. Pipe rosettes on the top and along one side of the cake using the pink and light purple frosting and #824 tips.
  5. Add dollops of detail using the pink and dark purple frosting and #4B tips. Use blue and dark purple frosting fitted with #2A tips to add more details.
  6. Pipe eyes onto the front center of the cake. Place horn on the top center of the cake and the ears on either side of the horn.
  7. TaDa! This colorful Unicorn Cake will bring magic to any occasion!
Callout Post: BMC Fandom

-doesnt care enough about jake dillinger to realize the frosted tips pictures were obviously faked
-i scribbled those frosted tips on in paint tool sai in like 30 seconds
-i didnt expect yall to take it seriously
-seriously if you google be more chill, the first picture has jake and no frosted tips
- :/

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