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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Sleepover Birthday Cupcakes

A very cool mom asked us to make cupcakes for her son's sleepover party to celebrate his belated birthday. So, we made chocolate cupcakes with two-toned blue vanilla buttercream. As for the decorations? A few of his favourite things! As always, become a fan on our facebook page and see our flickr account for more photos! Our previous cupcake projects can be found on the right side-bar, archived monthly (or scroll down to go to the next page).

We tried a two-toned blue for the frosting since Alex loves colours.
(By the way, this photo was featured on foodgawker!)

He enjoys skiing.

He likes cats.

They have an orange cat!

He loves peace signs.

He likes watermelons!

He likes reading Alex Rider books.

He also enjoys the Chet Gecko series of books.

He likes his Playstation.

He loves Guitar Hero too!

Alex likes basketball.

Alex is 12 years old!

These are a few of his favourite things!

Friday, November 21, 2008

Nursery Rhymes Baby Shower Cupcakes

A great friend asked us to make baby shower cupcakes, we were a bit nervous at first since she works in design! We came up with a nursery rhymes theme and got to work. The expecting mom loves chocolate and caramel, so we made chocolate cupcakes, filled with caramel, iced with chocolate ganache and decorated with fondant. As always, become a fan on our facebook page and see our flickr account for more photos! Our previous cupcake projects can be found on the right side-bar, archived monthly (or scroll down to go to the next page).

Chocolate Ganache icing on Chocolate cupcakes with caramel filling.

Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man!
Bake me a cake as fast as you can.
Pat it, and roll it, and mark it with "B."
And put it in the oven for Baby and me.

Hickory, dickory, dock,
The mouse ran up the clock;
The clock struck one.
The mouse ran down,
Hickory, dickory, dock.

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king's horses and all the king's men
Couldn't put Humpty together again.

Jack be nimble,
Jack be quick,
Jack jump over the candlestick.

Jack jumped high,
Jack jumped low,
Jack jumped over and burned his toe.

Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep,
And can't tell where to find them;
Leave them alone, and they'll come home,
Wagging their tails behind them.

Three blind mice. Three blind mice.
See how they run. See how they run.
They all ran after the farmer's wife
She cut off their tails with a carving knife.
Did you ever see such a thing in your life?
As three blind mice.

Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky!

This little piggy went to market.
This little piggy stayed at home.
This little piggy had roast beef,
This little piggy had none.
And this little piggy went "Wee! Wee! Wee!" all the way home.

Hey diddle diddle,
The cat played the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon.
The little dog laughed to see such sport,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.

Baa, baa, black sheep,
Have you any wool?
Yes sir, yes sir,
Three bags full.

One for the master,
One for the dame,
And one for the little boy
Who lives down the lane.

Old Mother Goose,
When she wanted to wander,
Would ride through the air
On a very fine gander.

Good night, sleep tight,
Don't let the bed bugs bite.
Wake up bright,
In the morning light,
To do what's right.
With all your might.

Nursery Rhymes Baby Shower Cupcakes

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Yellow Birthday Cupcakes

A close friend of ours needed cupcakes for her cousin's birthday! We were told he likes yellow and cookies & cream. So we made vanilla cupcakes topped with cookies & cream frosting and decorated with yellow fondant lettering. Happy 31st Birthday Alan!

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Cupcakes Will Keep Us Together

Cupcakes, they will keep us together
Vanilla, chocolate, velvet that's redder
Some sweet talking girl comes along, icing those cakes
She says just try, they are not fakes
So eat (eat), 'cause they are just so fine
Eat (eat), I really do not mind
Look at these cakes and let them keep us together

Lyrics adapted and submitted by Julia. Thank you!
Based on the song, "Love Will Keep Us Together," written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield, made popular by Captain & Tennille.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Construction Birthday Cupcakes

Someone is having a birthday and he works in construction! So, for the birthday party, we were asked to make red velvet cupcakes with a construction theme! We hope you enjoyed the fondant toppers - we like to make everything edible! As always, there are more photos posted on our facebook page and flickr account!

1. Blue vanilla buttercream frosting on red velvet cupcake.

2. From head to toe: hard hat and steel toe boot for construction!

3. Need to have the blueprints for instructions.

4. Set up the construction zone with signs and pylons!

5. Have to have the wrench, screwdriver, hammer, saw, and drill handy!

6. Oh no! Spilled paint!

7. All set for delivery. Have a happy birthday Rowan!

Our Fifth Feature!

A huge thanks to Zen Cupcake for featuring our Holiday Cupcakes which can also seen here.

Zen Cupcakes also featured our Pink Birthday Cupcakes as seen here.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Scorpio Birthday Cupcakes

Keeping with this month's Scorpio horoscopes, we created the Scorpio symbol, among stars on royal blue frosting. We hope there are many good things in store for you!

1. Blue Scorpio symbols and yellow stars made from fondant - drying on icing sugar.

2. Blue birthday message plaques made from gum paste.

3. Fresh Devil's Food cupcakes from the oven.

4. Royal blue vanilla buttercream frosting with yellow fondant stars. I even have a matching glass cup!

5. Fondant Scorpio symbols on the cupcakes.

6. A dozen Scorpio birthday cupcakes ready to go! We hope you have a great birthday!