Wooaah there kids, I appologize for my absence!....
I've been busy cleaning my house, keeping up on the laundry, cooking dinner for my husband, eating fresh healthy foods, running 3 miles every day, baking casseroles and cookies for the neighbors, and tending my garden.
Thats a lie
I have done nothing of the sort
But I did have cupcake day at work yesterday ;)
It was amazing as always, and you know how I know it was successful?
I walked in the side door to my office at 8am and walked out the same door at 5pm
2 pounds heavier.
Anywho I thought I would share with you some of the lovely cupcakes that did this to me..
Monday night I went home to have a bake night with my mommy :)
[she is amazing]
This is what we made
I came across this picture on flickr and thought they were oh so cute! So we decided to something a bit similar.
We baked yellow cupcakes
Colored a can of vanilla icing with blue food coloring and spread it on
Then we put shredded coconut into a zip lock bag
added some blue food color
[shake shake shake]
Plop that on top of the blue icing
Next we took a large knife and made a slit in the cupcake and shoved in (nicely)
a Famous Amos, lil cutie, Cookie
Next we added a dollop of white icing for the eyes and topped off with a chocolate chip!
And then you are left with the cutest little cupcake in the world. Ahhh I love them!
Next we tried this S'mores recipe my mom got from someone at work. If you think you love this recipe let me know and I will scan it and send it to you. Otherwise It is too long to type and I am just that lazy :)
You start out with gram cracker crumbs at the bottom of your cupcake tin.
Add a layer of chocolate chips
Then add a layer of cake batter
The topping is a meringue so once it is hard enough we globbed it on top of the cupcake until it looked cute.
If you are a pyro like me you will love the next part.
Find a blow torch
The top is supposed to act as the marshmallow so they need to be toasted right?
Brown those suckers......
Dont tell anyone but I ate two of these yesterday. or three. whatever same thing.
And here are some of my co-workers lovelies.
Who would have thunk that a cupcake could
make an Infectious Disease office look so beautiful. lol
It still felt like work
But it was pretty anyway