A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 297,031
Currently Running With Scissors:
502 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 4  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Patty Cakes  (Read 3907 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
-steps-
« on: March 16, 2008 06:24:48 PM »



Yay!  Hi-Hats!  I had a bit of an issue with the icing falling off on a few of them, but they turned out pretty good.  I like them, anyway.  We'll see how well received they are tomorrow, when I pass them out to my friends. 



Italian meringue has an odd texture...  I love how it kinda "fwoofh"s (I bet that made LOADS of sense, hmm?) all over, but the mouth feel is a little weird...  Tasty, though. 

I guess, while I'm here, I should post a few other ventures into cupcake land...



These are banana.  I only made them because I needed an excuse to use the petal piping tips I bought.  Making flowers is fun Smiley 



These little ones are peppermint cakes.  I made a quick butter cream to frost them with, but I don't like how it tastes (these were my first excuse to be able to use the petal tips Cheesy), so I cut my losses, tossed it out, and dipped them in white chocolate.  I was told it tasted good, but my friends were a little confused.  One of them tapped on the top and said, "it's hard...?"

Fortunately, they were appeased after just a bit of explanation.  Not that they really needed it.  I mean, come on.  Cupcakes.  Who's gonna complain? 

Happy baking Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
mountaingrrl
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2008 06:32:16 PM »

omg, what are those tops ones iced with?! They look so good! Everything looks good and your flowers are darling.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
-steps-
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2008 06:38:43 PM »

Thanks so much, Mountaingrrl!

They're topped with Italian Meringue butter cream; a combination of sugar syrup, whipped egg whites and vanilla.  Then I dipped them in chocolate and sprinkled on some jimmies.  The frosting has a tendency to stick to your lips, so I'm looking forward to laughing at my friends when they try to eat them Cheesy

That's such a cute baby in your avatar! 
« Last Edit: March 16, 2008 06:39:51 PM by -steps- » THIS ROCKS   Logged
amc5
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2008 06:42:28 PM »

Hi-hats, wow I've never seen anything like that - they look disgustingly great!
(that's a compliment btw)
Having a cupcake craving now
THIS ROCKS   Logged

sweetdandies
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2008 06:43:11 PM »

They all look so yummy!! Now I really want a cupcake!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

JLMS
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2008 06:45:04 PM »

The first ones are so impressive and big. Your little flowers are very nicely done.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
allyinthevalley
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2008 06:45:59 PM »

Oh! I love them all! I've never frosted cupcakes with roses before. It looks quite dainty and pretty. I would love to see a whole table of little rose covered cupcakes. It'd be fabulous at a wedding. And the St. Patty's day ones... WOW. "Fwoofh" is a perfectly viable explanation, by the way.  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

krandui
Offline Offline

Posts: 462
Joined: 30-Jul-2005

I can be a complicated communicator...


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2008 06:47:33 PM »

Mmmmmm!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
-steps-
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2008 06:49:20 PM »

Woah - fast board tonight!  Thanks, everybody Cheesy

I'm really happy to hear all the comments about the flowers - I'd never done it before, so I'm glad other people think they look good and that I wasn't fooling myself (really, I swear I'm very modest!).  I think it would be so cute to do a million of them, maybe mini ones, and get one of those three-layer petit four trays, you know, and just pile them on. 

I love making cupcakes!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
serendipity_sarah
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2008 06:51:31 PM »

Yum!  Those look so pretty and delicious!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 4  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Vanilla Bean Brioche Recipe
How to Make Grilled Peaches With Amber Agave Ricotta
Banana, Caramel and Hazelnut Baked Alaska Recipe
Salted Chocolate and Gooey Caramel Cookie Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
August 20, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Faux Cross Stitch Sweatshirt
More Great Crafts Using Cardboard Tubes

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.