August 17, 2010

The "angel" cupcake


What is an angel cupcake?  Apparently it is a cupcake that is "accidentally" found in the desk of a co-worker that suspiciously looks like a cupcake that Grumpy's Honeybunch makes.

The other day I received an email from a graduate student.  The email read:

"I accidentally saw a cup cake in Tomek’s desk…which Almost looks like the ones you make…. I’m just wondering what happened to my share….

Wondering....
Ahintha"

I responded with "I don't know what your talking about?" ;o)
I heard back from him with "Ohhh I just got to know that Tomek’s been given a cup cake by some angels……. So its fair…."

Further conversation implied that Tomek was a good boy so he was blessed with a cupcake from the angels whereas Ahintha must be a bad boy because he didn't get one.  LOL  These are the types of things I am going to miss in the office!  That, and being told I can't leave until someone graduates....Well, I guess they all better be graduating by this December!

In any case, I am still wondering.  How does one accidentally see something in another person's desk?  ;o) 


I  made these cupcakes for a few reasons.  First being they were vegan and since I have chosen to eat that way as much as possible, I wanted to see if I could make a cupcake that would rise up with a domed top while baking and also be tasty.  I also wanted to share one with my vegan friend at the office.  :o)  I would say these are pretty darn good for a vegan cupcake and I would make them again for certain!  I will admit that my Nanny's Mayonnaise Cupcakes still remains my favorite and if I had to choose one over the other it would be that one.  I mean, I have been eating that particular recipe for at least over 40 years!  :-D  However, this is a great recipe to have on hand for my vegan diet!

I found the recipe for Chocolate Agave Cupcakes with Vegan Buttercream frosting on the Happy Little Vegans blog.  A great blog!  Check it out!  

P.S.  Thank you to my friend Jamie for pointing me in this blog direction!!.

19 comments:

  1. I am sure these were delicious Shelby!!!!

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  2. Wow, Vegan or not those look amazing!

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  3. so cute! those look like such delicious cupcakes, i want to stick my finger in that frosting!

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  4. Awww.. isn't it great to feel needed and loved.

    The cupcakes look very pretty!

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  5. So now you're the cupcake angel who's leaving in December? I think I missed some of the story.

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  6. You would never know if those were vegan!! They look so good. I'm going to check out that blog where you found the recipe.

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  7. I wouldn't mind someone leaving THAT on my desk!! Yummers!

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  8. I totaly expected to see an angel food cupcake but that story was way more fun. They sure are gonna miss you Shelby and your cupcakes! They look perfect!

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  9. Those look so rich and chocolatey and delicious - I'm amazed that they're also vegan!

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  10. I want this Angel on my table.. looks glorious :)

    Cheers,

    Gera

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  11. I like this is Vegan, I too am attempting to go more toward that direction. It looks delicious and I love a buttercream frosting, the very first kind I learned to make. I am looking forward to looking at more of your posts.
    Smiles at you.

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  12. If a vegan diet includes cupcakes like these, then I'd better get with the program! Great story.

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  13. They look perfect! I wish I could find an angel cupcake from you on my desk! :)

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  14. These look amazing Shelby. I think you will be missed there for many reasons, one of which will be your cooking! :)

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  15. Just by looking at it, you wouldn't think this delicious cupcake is vegan. It looks delicious!

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  16. Ha Ha! How does one find a cupcake in a co-worker's desk? They are totally going to miss your treats (I mean you Shelby). I'm glad you tried out this Vegan cupcake. I haven't ventured to the vegan cooking but I admire you for doing it.

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  17. awwww...what a delicious looking cupcake! Jenna (HLV) is a close personal friend and has treated me to many of her delicious vegan treats...yummy!!

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