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DIY: Dancing Baby Groot Cupcakes

DIY: Dancing Baby Groot Cupcakes

These dancing baby Groot cupcakes inspired by that scene from Guardians of the Galaxy are just about the cutest baked good we've seen to date.   They were designed by JK Denim of the Koalipops on YouTube and luckily, they seem fairly simple to make.  All that's needed is four cupcakes, shortbread dough, icing, a piping bag, and the Groot stencil (which JK links to in his video).  You can watch the full tutorial below. (via That's Nerdalicious)   Tell Me More!
Video Game & Anime Character Japanese Treats

Video Game & Anime Character Japanese Treats

These Japanese treats called "wagashi" (和菓子), based on video game and anime characters are detailed and delicious looking.   They were created by Twitter user Otakumi .  If you want to try making your own, here's a bean paste and rice based dough recipe https://en.cookpad.com/recipe/336397.  Some of the designs include Mega Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hello Kitty, Madoca Magika, Attack on Titan, Pikachu, Kirby, Totoro, and Mario. (via Kotaku) Tell Me More!
DIY: SPIRITED AWAY & MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO Soot Sprite Cookie Pops

DIY: SPIRITED AWAY & MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO Soot Sprite Cookie Pops

These adorable soot sprite cookie pops are almost too cute to eat! Soot sprites may translate to dust bunnies in English.  They are the little spirits Hayao Miyazaki created which appeared in both Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro.  All you need to make your own are some oreos, chocolate sprinkles, candy melts, tootsie rolls or fondant, and Konpeito sugar candy or large star sprinkles and of course, some lollipop sticks.  For a full tutorial on how to create your own, head over to Fiction Foods. Tell Me More!
DIY: HARRY POTTER Golden Snitch Cupcakes By justJENN

DIY: HARRY POTTER Golden Snitch Cupcakes By justJENN

We cannot wait to try making these adorable golden snitch cupcakes by justJENN.  She also baked two other styles of cupcakes, one bearing the Harry Potter logo in the form of a glittery sugar cookie, and the other adorned with an edible chocolate frog.  You can obtain full instructions on how to make all three of these cupcakes on justJENN's blog.   (via That's Nerdalicious) Tell Me More!
DIY: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS Cookies

DIY: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS Cookies

Happy The Fault in Our Stars film release day!  If you want to celebrate the debut this weekend, we suggest making these delicious looking pokies online TFIOS cookies which are decorated with quotes from the novel by John Green.  The simple DIY video can be watched below.  Happy baking, okay?   (via Yum Sugar) Tell Me More!
This BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cake Is Enchanting

This BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cake Is Enchanting

We absolutely adore this Beauty and the Beast cake which was created by Silvia Mancini Cake Art.  This cake features the castle, Belle and the Beast, baby Belle and the Beast playing with a rose and reading from a storybook respectively, Cogsworth, Lumiere, and of course the gorgeous stained glass rose we all recognize from the film.   (via Between the Pages) Tell Me More!
Oreo Releases Cookie Dough & Crispy Marshmallow Flavors

Oreo Releases Cookie Dough & Crispy Marshmallow Flavors

Not only has Oreo released limited edition Cookie Dough and Crispy Marshmallow flavors into their ever-expanding line of sweet treats, but they've also created a new commercial for the Grammy's with an original tune sung by Tegan and Sarah.  The commercial doesn't feature the new flavors, so we suppose it's unrelated, but the commercial is cute and catchy so we felt the need to update you on that too.   (via Stereogum) Tell Me More!
GEEKY SPRINKLES Kickstarter

GEEKY SPRINKLES Kickstarter

Our friend Tara Theoharis, better known on the interwebs as The Geeky Hostess, kicked off 2014 by launching one of the most exciting Kickstarter's we've ever contributed to; Geeky Sprinkles!  It's like Tara dreamed up this concept with all of us in mind!  The first collection includes police box sprinkles (perfect for all of your Doctor Who baking needs), steampunk sprinkles, and our personal favorites, lighting bolt sprinkles for adorning cupcakes, and cakes inspired by The Boy Who Lived.  I Tell Me More!