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Catherine Holt
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Full time blogger and internet marketer. One blog is filled with blogging tips and the other is where all the fun is had......it's party time!
Full time blogger and internet marketer. One blog is filled with blogging tips and the other is where all the fun is had......it's party time!

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Valentine treat bag toppers make an easy gift that the kids love. Use the free printable’s and put together some easy yet fun Valentine’s Day gifts.

They can also be used as favors at parties or as gift tags. You are only limited by your imagination.

http://smartpartyplanning.com/how-to-use-valentine-treat-bag-toppers-as-an-easy-gift/

#ValentineDay #TreatBagToppers #Printable
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Some lovely little stationary available on the blog today! Add in your name to make these printable note cards your own. https://goo.gl/wxkoNv
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You can fly, you can fly, you can FLY! My "fan-picked" Disney paper lantern design is here! Bringing happy thoughts and just enough pixie dust to get you to Neverland, these Peter Pan paper lanterns are the perfect addition to your growing collection. https://goo.gl/muKi3H
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Valentine treat bag toppers make an easy gift that the kids love. Use the free printable’s and put together some easy yet fun Valentine’s Day gifts.

They can also be used as favors at parties or as gift tags. You are only limited by your imagination.

http://smartpartyplanning.com/how-to-use-valentine-treat-bag-toppers-as-an-easy-gift/

#ValentineDay #TreatBagToppers #Printable
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CHOCOLATE CAKE


Ingredients


2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

3/4 cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa powder

2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

2 large eggs

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup vegetable oil

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

1 cup boiling water


Nutella Icing

1 cup butter

1/2 cup shortening

1 cup Nutella hazelnut spread

4-5 cups powdered sugar

3-4 tbsp milk or water


Chocolate Ganache

6 semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

1. Prepare four 8 inch cake pans with parchment paper circles in the bottom, and grease the sides

2. Add all dry ingredients to a large bowl and whisk together

3. Add eggs, buttermilk and vegetable oil to the dry ingredients and mix well

4. Add vanilla to boiling water and add to mixture. Mix well

5. Pour into four 8 inch cakes pans and bake at 300 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out with a few crumbs
I baked the cakes in two batches, two at a time, with about 1 1/2 cups of batter per pan

6. Remove cakes from oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes, then remove to cooling racks to cool completely

7. Make icing while cakes cool. Beat together butter and shortening until smooth

8. Add Nutella and mix until smooth

9. Slowly add 4 cups of powdered sugar and mix until smooth

10. Add 2-3 tbsp of milk or water and mix until smooth

11. Add fifth cup of powdered sugar and mix until smooth

12. Add more water or milk until the right consistency

13. Once cakes are cool, remove cake domes from top with a large serrated knife

14. Place first layer of cake on cake plate. Pipe an even layer of icing onto cake

&15. Add second layer of cake and pipe another even layer of icing on top

16. Add third layer of cake on top and pipe another even layer of icing on top

17. Top icing with fourth layer of cake

18. Place chocolate chips in a metal bowl

19. Microwave heavy cream until it starts to boil. Remove from microwave and pour over chocolate chips

20. Cover bowl with saran wrap for 5-7 minutes

21. Whisk chocolate and cream until smooth

22. Allow to sit for a few minutes until it just starts to thicken, then pour over the top of the cake

23. Once chocolate ganache has firmed up, top with remaining icing and sprinkles, if desired


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Valentine treat bag toppers make an easy gift that the kids love. Use the free printable’s and put together some easy yet fun Valentine’s Day gifts.

They can also be used as favors at parties or as gift tags. You are only limited by your imagination.

http://smartpartyplanning.com/how-to-use-valentine-treat-bag-toppers-as-an-easy-gift/

#ValentineDay #TreatBagToppers #Printable
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Valentine treat bag toppers make an easy gift that the kids love. Use the free printable’s and put together some easy yet fun Valentine’s Day gifts.

They can also be used as favors at parties or as gift tags. You are only limited by your imagination.

http://smartpartyplanning.com/how-to-use-valentine-treat-bag-toppers-as-an-easy-gift/

#ValentineDay #TreatBagToppers #Printable
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