Saturday, April 25, 2009

Guess what I can't get enough of?

Well I wanted to see if the strawberry could make such an impression on the batter as it did on the frosting. Well I hate to say that it did not. Maybe it was the yellow cake mix? Maybe it would be better in white? or if I made the cake from scratch? Well have to try that next time. Since I didn't feel that batter was very strawberry I went ahead and made the strawberry frosting again. Which was just as good as last time. To make it a little different I put 1/2 a container of non dairy whipped cream in with it. That made it less sweet, but they have to stay in the fridge now. I wasn't happy that they don't hold the nice swirl of the piping bag with that mixes in, but it is just this once, huh?

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Let me just say one word......Strawberry!

My daughter, Gwynn, decided that she wanted to help make the cupcakes. I had bought some strawberry flavoring on clearance and she was dying to give it a try. We decided on regulart chocolate cupcakes with the frosting being strawberry. Well what a combo, it was great!

Friday, March 13, 2009

Monday, January 12, 2009

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Maple cupcakes w/ cinnamon frosting

What a hit these little puppies where. I didn't even have enough frosting in the end, since every family member I have insisted on "trying" the frosting as I was decorating. Well the maple cupcake flavor wasn't strong enough and I wish I would have bought the extract like I wanted to, but I just had to make sure that using maple syrup wouldn't do the trick. It was still good don't get me wrong. The kids inhaled them faster than I have ever seen. Now for the frosting I just added cinnamon sugar mix & what was super neat about that was the regular sugar made them sparkly. So cupcake #2 was a success, again used a cake mix but want to try a couple more things before moving to cake from scratch. Did get a small cake decorating kit that had a bag and few tips, note the new look of the frosting. Well see you soon. Keep making, baking & creating!

Friday, December 26, 2008

My First Post

Well my newest passion is cupcakes. This all started with Pioneer Woman and her admiration of Bakerella. Now I am making, baking & creating! See my first cupcake at the right. OK it was Christmas and I didn't have too much time to spend on one item so the cake is a Red Velvet pre-packaged mix. The frosting is Bakerella's recipe and is delicious. I am so proud of how they turned out. I didn't even have any fancy piping bag it was strictly a sandwich bag with a corner cut off. So I was inspired to create my own blog and put my cupcake on it. Not sure where this will go, if anywhere. Certainly could be fun though.