June 28, 2009

I messed up, but only on the date....

Well, I guess I have to start by saying I was messed up yesterday! Here I thought it was June 28 until Mom informed me about halfway through the day that it was only the 27th! Well, I guess at least I wasn't late for my Nanny's birthday. Then on the other hand, I can present a 2nd cupcake and do it on her birthday for real! ;-)

Yesterday, for the first time in a long time, I attended a camp meeting church service. I have to admit that the speaker had me entranced. He was great and I would listen to him again if he were to be around here. I also got to see a few old classmates, had lunch with my friend Phyllis and her family and shared my Jelly Filled Peanut Butter frosted cupcakes....along with these Vanilla flavored ones.

I saw a cupcake on Cupcakes take the Cake that was red and white swirled and frosted with red and white swirled frosting....then topped with blue M&M's. I decided these would be pretty cool to share with my friends so I went to my TK Blogging friend Dishy and made her Yellow Cupcake recipe.


Because I wanted to replicate the cupcake I saw on the other blog I added some food coloring to some of the batter and frosting and did a copy cat. I think that I might make these again and maybe add some strawberry flavor to the cupcake batter. I did get a small taste of this cupcake when I got home as Grumpy was willing to let me cut a little piece from the one I left here for him to try. This was a really nice cake with a really nice crumb. I would definitely make this recipe again! If you want to try Dishy's recipe CLICK HERE.

25 comments:

Donna-FFW said...

What gorgeous cupcakes. So pretty.

Katy ~ said...

Love the two-tone frosting. Looks so pretty!

Barbara Bakes said...

I've seen so many cute ideas for the 4th of July. I really like this one!

Delectable Dining said...

These are beautiful! I am so impressed with your two-toned frosting! It's perfect!

finsmom said...

Love the striping you did with the icing - a beautiful and creative touch that makes these extra special!

Carrie said...

Beautiful!

Megan said...

I love the red, white, and blue! Please pass a cupcake. ;)

Megan said...

I love the red, white, and blue! Please pass a cupcake. ;)

the happy couple said...

how adorably patriotic!

What A Dish! said...

Those are so cute! I've always wanted to do the striping effect with frosting but haven't gotten around to it yet.

Amy J. said...

Too cute! I would screw up on the swirled icing, I am sure...! LOL

Mary said...

Lovely cupcake!

Bellini Valli said...

These are a very patriotic cupcake too Shelby:D Half the time I don't know what day it is:D

Patsyk said...

I love that the icing is swirled together! It really makes the cupcakes look so cute!

Laura said...

Gorgeous. I am so impressed with the frosting.

Creative One said...

Love the swirled frosting and the addition of the M&M's.
These look fantastic Shelby, well done!

Coleen's Recipes said...

ANY excuse for more cupcakes...yes!!

Cristine said...

Gorgeous cupcakes Shelby!

pigpigscorner said...

THey look so pretty! Better early than late!

The Hungry Mouse said...

Oh my! SO pretty! Yay. :D

+Jessie

Jessie said...

those cupcakes look so festive and pretty!

Teanna said...

I saw these on Facebook and squealed over that frosting! Gorgeous job!

gail said...

GORGEOUS indeed!

Linda said...

What a great idea, HoneyB! And the blue M&M's are genius.

The Other Tiger said...

Beautiful! I love the swirl of red and white on top.

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