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mountaingrrl
« on: January 08, 2008 08:00:21 AM »

Okay, this is my first time posting something to Craftster all by itself. I'm a little nervous!

For a New Year's Eve party I made some devil's food cupcakes. They are topped with buttercream swirls and then, as a little joke, marzipan celery and carrot sticks. It's never too early to get a jump on those New Year's resolutions to eat healthier, right?

The cake is Betty Crocker, the frosting is the Wilton recipe and the marzipan is the Odense stuff from the store colored with Wilton gels and food coloring. I wore latex gloves when making them so I wouldn't look like I'd hulked out afterwards!  Smiley

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Celery70
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2008 08:08:05 AM »

ha!  Thats very cute... let's just pretend we're eating healthy. 
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CailynDragon
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2008 10:55:58 AM »

When I first glanced at the picture, I said to myself "why would someone put celery and carrots on a cupcake?  Maybe it's some kind of veggie cupcake, that could be tasty..." lol!  Marzipan and devil's food is even better!
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2008 10:56:46 AM »

What a fun idea! They look great!
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« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2008 11:10:59 AM »

omg these cupcakes are soo cute i love the fake veggies Cheesy

When I first glanced at the picture, I said to myself "why would someone put celery and carrots on a cupcake?  Maybe it's some kind of veggie cupcake, that could be tasty..." lol!  Marzipan and devil's food is even better!
a veggie cupcake would be tasty Shocked
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mountaingrrl
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2008 07:55:48 AM »

Next time I should try zucchini muffins with little zucchinis on top...

Thanks for the nice comments!
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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2008 10:56:50 AM »

mmmmmmmmm.......... chocolate cupcakes and marzipan!

There is a god.  Smiley
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CloudxxSeph
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2008 08:42:15 AM »

THOSE LOOK DELICIOUS. Grin what a cute idea!!!
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mountaingrrl
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2008 07:32:16 AM »

Thank you!
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