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Topic: Tying Elk to St. Patrick's Day in a Cupcake! I bring you Irish Elk Car Bombs!  (Read 520 times)
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« on: March 16, 2014 03:55:23 PM »

So The ManFlesh works at a foundation that is Elk-related (yes, really) and they have an Employee Crisis Assistance Program that has various fundraisers throughout the year, like chili cook-offs and bake sales.  Last month their bake sale was so successful they decided to do another one this month - on St. Patrick's Day.  Teehee, my *last contribution was so popular that The ManFlesh was asked if I would be contributing again.  Roll Eyes   Well, I'd already planned on making Irish Car Bomb cupcakes for his team, so I was already almost ready to make them for the bake sale!  



I just had to add fun toppers for the bake sale.  this piece by D Trudeau** was perfect (and I didn't even know it had been post of craftster)  While trying to decide on imagery, I got the idea to use Irish Elk!  POW! and BAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!  There are more deets about all that went into these as well as links to the original recipe & details about Irish Elk, as well as a photo of my T-rex dressed for the holiday (no kiddin') on my blog - AFTER March 17, 2014, 7a US Mountain Time. http://suddenlytaxidermy.blogspot.com/2014/03/a-touch-of-blarney.html




*http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=431524.0#axzz2wAVnDoZv
** You can find of D D Trudeau's work here: http://kodriak.deviantart.com/ and under the craftster user name TheDaytimeHeros.
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2014 06:35:52 PM »

Good luck on the bake sale! Who wouldn't be smitten by those toppers??  
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2014 05:31:10 AM »

Good luck on the bake sale! Who wouldn't be smitten by those toppers??  

Thanks!  And under those toppers are Bailey's frosting, Jameson,chocolate ganache and Guinness/chocolate cupcakes!
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2014 05:40:25 AM »

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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2014 11:24:06 AM »

Girl, you kick some cupcake but. Smiley So fun how you are using your surroundings in your cooking. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2014 01:28:12 PM »

Thanks, guys!

Girl, you kick some cupcake but. Smiley So fun how you are using your surroundings in your cooking. Smiley

If you are implying that there could be dog hair in my cupcakes...  Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2014 02:36:41 PM »

That too!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2014 02:44:20 PM »

That too!  Cheesy

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