How it works: Cuisipro Cupcake Corer

If there’s anything better than a cupcake, it’s a cupcake filled with extra deliciousness, right? Yes, you could do this with a sharp paring knife, but the Cuisipro Cupcake Corer does the hard work for you, removing the centre of the cake neatly and easily, allowing you to fill it with flavoured joy. Want to know… Continue Reading »

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