Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Pop Star: Ashley in North Dakota

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“I just wanted to send some photos of the Oreo truffles I have made. My co-workers go absolutely bananas over these! I wish I could show you what 80 excited engineers look like, because it’s pretty amusing. Thank you for everything!” – Ashley

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missjonie said...

lol……with your comment of 80 excited engineers !

a ball of cake is a powerful thing !

September 29, 2010 03:38 AM
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Deborah Bolig said...

Oh my gosh. These are stunning! They are beautiful. What are those flowers made of? Fondant? Did you make those by hand? Great job with these. Bet they were a HUGE hit!

October 4, 2010 01:56 PM
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Ashley in North Dakota said...

Thank you for your kind comment, Deborah! I made the flowers out of marshmallow fondant and attached them before the chocolate dried. Pretty easy way to jazz up a truffle

October 4, 2010 08:29 PM
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Deborah Bolig said...

Ok, Ashley, I just went to your Flickr account and looked at your a-mazing cupcake creations. Wow. Just wow. The autumn cupcakes are so beautiful, they could be in the Martha Stewart magazine. So so beautiful! You are muy talented!

October 5, 2010 08:34 AM
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ASHLEY said...

YUM

October 16, 2010 06:52 AM
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barbara Hickey said...

Ashley, now that Deborah mentioned your autumn cupcakes in Flickr, well how do you find them.
there a hundreds of autumn cupcakes, how do I locate yours

October 25, 2010 01:09 PM
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LydiaM said...

Ashley, love your Oreo truffles!!!!!! It’s the first time that I see this site and I’m really excited with all the beautiful things I found here. It will take me no time to be another fan of Bakerella. I just ordered her Cake Pops book and I’m just waiting to receive it to start doing those beautiful pops.

Would like to know if someone can tell me in which Bakerella book I can find the Oreo truffle recipe. I think this recipe should be delicious.

Thanks,

LydiaM

October 27, 2010 08:27 PM
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Ashley in North Dakota said...

Hi barbara,
You can click my name and it will take you to my flickr site, but just in case, here is the address: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashley-cupcake

LydiaM: You can find the Oreo truffle recipe here:
http://www.bakerella.com/grocery-item-goes-gourmet/
They are delish!

November 1, 2010 11:38 PM
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Wendy in California said...

LydiaM: the oreo truffle recipe is on Bakerella’s site: http://www.bakerella.com/grocery-item-goes-gourmet/ and she also has a mint oreo truffle recipe: http://www.bakerella.com/its-no-sham…these-rock/
Hope this helps!

November 13, 2010 01:06 AM
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cali said...

@deborah bolig:

view ashley’s autumn cupcakes here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashley-cupcake/sets/72157625022075664/

November 18, 2010 05:55 PM
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Alice said...

omg, they’re so cute!
How did you bake them?

December 6, 2010 08:34 AM
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Alex said...

I make oreo truffles too every year for christmas, but I can never get them to look that perfect. Great Job!

January 1, 2011 11:59 PM
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Jen said...

Just curious….if you want to add sprinkles or coconut or something to the top of them, do you do it right after dipping the ball nto the choc? If that is the case, would this mean you have to dip then decorate, dip then decorate, etc?

January 5, 2011 09:06 PM
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Ashley in North Dakota said...

Hi Jen,
I’ll dip a few truffles and then sprinkle/decorate them. It actually goes faster than it sounds, and before you know it, you’re done!

January 11, 2011 10:22 PM
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samantha denise said...

wow.. they are so cute.. how did u make them??

January 22, 2011 09:40 AM
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Leneka said...

These are so beautiful! I took a look at the link for your pictures and would be curious to know what tip do you use to frost your cupcakes because they are GORGEOUS! I wanna try!

February 4, 2011 12:08 PM
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Medina said...

Ohhh these are super pretty!

February 6, 2011 01:20 AM
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ashleycupcakes said...

Hi Leneka,

I use a large drop flower tip (Wilton 1B). Really easy and pretty! And thanks!

February 6, 2011 04:24 PM
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jessica said...

How do you dip yours? When I make them, they do not come out looking quite so pretty. Do you use a special dipping tool or a fork?

February 14, 2011 12:04 PM
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Ashley in North Dakota said...

Hi Jessica,
I did not see your comment until now – sorry! When I dip the truffles I plop them into the chocolate, make sure they’re covered and then pull them out with a small spoon. I think the trick is to do a lot of tapping to get the excess chocolate off (as Bakerella does when she makes cake pops). Hope that helps!

March 13, 2011 05:42 PM
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Kim said...

Ashley -

How did you get that beautiful baby blue color? I’m making some soon for a wedding and that color is perfect!

March 30, 2011 03:24 AM
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Ashley in North Dakota said...

Hi Kim,
I used light blue chocolate melts and then added just a touch of blue candy color gel. For the fondant I used a sky blue gel food coloring. Hope that helps, and good luck with the wedding!

March 30, 2011 08:29 PM
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steph said...

wow these are so cute!!!! Im making my first batch for my sisters wedding shower next wkd…a little nervous! I was going to put them on sticks..but than i seen these…you put the whole ball in the melted chocolate and than take it out with a spoon? do you plop it into the wrappers right away? or do you keep them on sticks until they are firm and than put them in there?? Can you please email me steph.moreira@yahoo.ca..I would appreciate so much!

April 4, 2011 03:13 PM
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Michelle Green said...

Hello everyone! I live in Australia. I had an oreo pop at a child’s birthday recently and it was yummy. I have never even heard of a cake pop. What exactly is it? Sounds interesting :) I am fascinated :)

April 15, 2011 06:43 AM
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Rachael said...

hi, just wanted to know the recipe for this. it looks so great i wanna try it. please email me the recipe asap
thankyou

June 26, 2011 05:02 AM
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Anonymous said...

andther idea

June 29, 2011 07:26 AM
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Anonymous said...

Um, cake balls are basically ground up cake mixed with frosting to create a batter-like texture. They are then dipped into candy melts or chocolate bark

September 4, 2011 10:45 PM
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