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misadventures in cooking

Friday, July 25, 2008

Chocolate Cupcakes

Towards the end of my run this morning, I started daydreaming about baking cupcakes. When I got to Barton Springs to soak my tired legs, Mike told me about a new bakery he was planning to try out today. I took that as a clear sign that great minds think alike and that it was obviously a cupcake kind of day.

I made a half recipe of the "Chocolate Cake That's Got It All" from CookSmart: Perfect Recipes for Everyday, which filled 12 cupcake papers, with some lickableness left in the bowl and on the spatula. A half recipe of "Soft and Creamy Double Chocolate Frosting" was just the right amount to generously top them.


At 7/25/2008 12:53 PM, Blogger Mark said...

Wow! Sinful. And you're a sinful woman for posting such temptation.

FAQ42: And tell me again how come you're not 342lbs?

At 7/25/2008 1:05 PM, Blogger Sheri said...

How funny, I've had a bit of a cupcake obsession lately. More with eating them than making them. We've got a fancy cupcake bakery going in to San Jose in the fall. And my favorite bakery, Sugar Butter Flour, makes great cupcakes!

At 7/25/2008 1:20 PM, Blogger MikeW said...

mmmm.. cupcakes.
(about to dig into the caramel one! Thanks fo hlpin me choose which one to eat first!)

At 7/25/2008 2:47 PM, Blogger Ashley said...

OMG! HEAVEN....that is HEAVEN in a picture!

At 7/25/2008 8:51 PM, Blogger crabby said...

You mentioned nothing about cupcakes when I saw you on your run! Meanie!

At 7/26/2008 2:43 PM, Blogger Toni said...

lol, thinking of cupcakes while you run! THose look really good. I'd like one with a tall glass of ice cold milk.

At 7/27/2008 11:37 PM, Blogger J said...

Those look yummy. Lizzy!


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