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  • goodie, goodie!

    April 30, 2008

  • Are you kidding, dontcry? Icing/frosting is the best part!

    April 30, 2008

  • There is a big difference between frosting and icing. Frosting is thick and holds shapes like rosettes and shells like those you see piped around the edges of a birthday cake. It remains soft to the touch and has a creamy texture, and most people think it tastes better because of the creamy buttery flavor. Icing, on the other hand, is a thinner, more liquid substance, and as it dries it thins out, becomes very smooth across the surface of your cookie, and hardens. This is the icing to use for the most beautiful, professional results.
    --Mimi Cummins, Christmas-cookies.com

    April 30, 2008

  • if you just kind of peck at the icing/frosting (i'm smack in the thick of it too) and never eat the cake, would that make you a bad person?

    April 30, 2008

  • And all the pages before were just the cupcake under the icing, eh, c_b?

    April 30, 2008

  • That's the frosting on the cupcake for you then, tippy toes?

    April 30, 2008

  • Fling not, reesetee, you know this bear doesn't like it. Probably can't catch.

    April 30, 2008

  • *my new favorite page*

    April 30, 2008

  • Did I not just say we have plenty of cupcakes? Or--okay, muffins too (for extinct lagomorphs and giant prehistoric reptiles).

    *handing out more treats*

    Gracious. Good thing I'm just an old creole bon vivant who indiscriminately flings cupcakes. ;->

    April 30, 2008

  • Hey, an extinct lagomorph here is starving... and this is discrimination. Defend uniformitarianism, treat extinct species just as the extant ones.
    What do you think, pterodactyl?

    April 30, 2008

  • Speaking as a giant prehistoric reptile, I have to say that I don't really like cupcakes.

    Muffins, though...

    April 30, 2008

  • Henhouse? Eggs? Do I look like a chicken?

    Anyway, we have plenty of cupcakes to go 'round. *spreads the cupcake love liberally*

    April 30, 2008

  • *does a cupcake dance on tippy-toes, in a tutu*

    Here, sionnach. *shares cupcakes* Make sure you don't accidentally drop it in your big fennec ears.

    April 29, 2008

  • I think frosting is thicker, with more of a home-made feel than icing.

    It is much harder for me envision a fox with frosting on his whiskers than a bear with icing on her nose. Maybe that's why you can't get any cupcake love, sionnach.

    April 29, 2008

  • *carefully hands chained_bear every last blessed cupcake*

    Waaahhh. Ursine hegemony. What about unfulfilled vulpine cupcake needs?

    Foxes have needs too!!! Shuffles off to the henhouse to puncture all your eggs.

    April 29, 2008

  • I think it is one of those regional variations in the United States--I'm not sure there is a substantive difference.

    *tastes cupcakes from before reesetee edited comment, and after*

    *tastes them again*

    Nope, no substantive difference.

    April 29, 2008

  • Ah! I had a feeling that question would come up! I actually changed my last comment from "frosting" to "icing" because I use both words interchangeably and couldn't decide which one I wanted. Darn English.

    April 29, 2008

  • Oh, I Love Freedom. I do. However, I do not love angry, icing-besmirched mammals of the family Ursidae.

    *carefully hands chained_bear every last blessed cupcake*

    April 29, 2008

  • Speeaking of which, just what is the difference between icing and frosting anyway?

    April 29, 2008

  • I think it's because reesetee probably reasonably fears I'll freak out about getting icing in my fur, or something. Or Is It... *eyes reesetee suspiciously*

    April 29, 2008

  • Why do you ration the cupcakes so? Is it because you hate freedom?

    April 29, 2008

  • *carefully places five cupcakes on c_b's extended paw*

    April 29, 2008

  • *snarf*

    April 29, 2008

  • Oh. Well...here. *carefully places cupcake on c_b's extended paw*

    April 29, 2008

  • Ooh! Me! Me! (just don't throw it please)

    April 29, 2008

  • Excellent. Anyone for a cupcake?

    April 29, 2008

  • In homage to the _bear.

    April 29, 2008