Magnolia Market ♡

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On the way back from Austin, I had the opportunity to go to the very famous and popular Magnolia Market located in Waco!

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For those of you who have never heard of Magnolia, it is a warehouse market owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines. They are also known for the show “Fixer Upper” on HGTV. You may have also seen some Magnolia products at Target.

I was excited to go because I have heard so much about this market!

66199884_2309414115818521_8681056635331805184_n (1).jpgMagnolia Market is a huge warehouse which includes lifestyle goods and home decor. Some people may not know this but I love interior decorating 😀

66721837_466736587418952_8060228265270312960_nThis whole warehouse was adorable!

66221685_387682065211592_2523175737440075776_nOne of my favorite things about the whole market was not just the decoration but the Wall Decor. I love the little encouraging messages.

66448500_547603589104989_2233912443128512512_n.jpgAs cheesy as you may think it is, I believe little encouragements are so nice. One of my favorite quotes I saw was “The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be” :’)  and it’s true… The World needs who you were made to be ♡

66266106_365645864147221_5251398307422404608_nLook how cute!!

66361005_453050378818048_942070384541302784_n.jpgOutside the Market they had this huge outdoor area with seating and lots of food trucks.

66440075_351776352174026_968419240103116800_nThey were all Magnolia themed. Very cute 🙂

66701308_460316174790882_4599857549645185024_nIt was so cute to see families and children playing outdoors here.

66090208_889454854722238_7964388685695156224_n.jpgThis was the Magnolia Bakery, I didn’t get to inside because the line was too long 😥 but next time I go I will definitely make time to try some of the food trucks and baked goods there 🙂

66021006_1065223200333829_5799294426241040384_nHappy I got to go check out the very famous Magnolia Market! If you ever happen to be in Waco, Texas I recommend you go check it out.

 

Thank you for always reading ♡

With so much love,

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Japanese Cake Recipe ♡

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My blog Cultura Giusta turned One January 9th!! So I thought I would share a family cake recipe with everyone to celebrate… wooo yum yum

 

This is a traditional family recipe from my mom’s side so I guess you can say it is a little Japanese influenced. This cake is very light and not too sugary! It is delicious!!!

So keep reading if you would like the recipe!

Things you will need-

Eggs (4)

Flour (100g)

Sugar (120g) & (3 tbsp)

Vanilla Extract (1 tbsp)

Milk (1 tbsp)

Raspberry Jam (Around 3 tbsp)

Heavy Whipped Cream (8 oz)

First Step- Crack four eggs into a bowl, mix with 1/3  out of the 120g of sugar (do this three times until the sugar is finished). Mix until the eggs and sugar turns thick and into a  light yellow/almost white color.

Second Step- Pour 1tbsp of vanilla extract into the bowl.

Third Step- Pour flour into the same bowl using a sifter. Then mix with a silicone head spatula until all the flour is mixed in!

Fourth Step- pour into two pans round pans evenly. Set Oven 375 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 10-15 minutes until the middle of the cake is dry.

Fifth Step- While you are waiting for the sponge of the cake to bake you can start preparing the whipped cream. Pour 8 oz of whipped cream in a bowl and 3 tbsp of sugar. Mix until the heavy whipped cream become fluffy and turns into whipped cream.

Sixth Step- Next when the Sponge of cake is ready take them out of them pan and spread whipped cream all over one of the sponges then in between spread the raspberry jam inside. We usually do not measure this part but we estimated it to be around 3tbsp… You can add however much you’d like!

Seventh Step- Stack the two sponge cakes together and whipped cream all over using a silicon head spatula! Sprinkle some fruits this time I decided to add blueberries only but you can also put strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, whatever you’d like!!

TA-DA and the cake is ready! Enjoy!

 

With so much love,

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