Sunday, February 10, 2008

Please take a plate for supper? (I CAN DO THAT!)

YES can you please bring "A plate" for the supper.
Gosh! yes I can do that (well I think so, anyway!)
I was given by my Darling husband this past week a new (yes modern "smiles") cook book, one I had been wanting for awhile now.
I love the story of "the Crabapple bakery" and you can see a little about it on their web site.
So there I was with a beautiful cookbook filled with O! SO! lovely cupcakes to make and me wanting so much to try them all out.
I decided to make the vanilla cupcakes from scratch, I creamed the butter and made them step by step and the results were wonderful.
When they were cooled I had the best! time decorating them with "bits" I had bought over the past weeks.
Did you know Cupcake toppers are even on eBay...........No! I didn't either until now! (smiles)
Anyway I plated them up and off my darling husband and I went to the evening outing and my cupcakes for the ladies and the men were a big success..................WELL NONE CAME HOME.
cupcakes for the ladies (smiles~I did see the men take these too)

And cupcakes with stars~very suitable for the evening.

I was even asked if I could make four dozen or so for a charity event to be held by the Order of the Eastern Star. Well how could I say no! when there are so many recipes in this great book to try.

Thank you to Jennifer from this lovely bakery for a fantastic little cookbook

Happy Blessings this Sunday to you all



Flip Flop Floozie said...

Hello Lee-Ann!! i am sorry that I have not been here to visit much because i have been gone to my parents. My dad had a little bit of trouble but he is better now. He will be 90 this year. My mother is 85 and I think was just happy to have me there for support. We live about 1000 miles from them.
Those cupcakes look really good but very fattening!! smile

Janet said...

Oh, those cupcakes look too pretty to eat! Ok, if you insist....I'll have that one with lavender sprinkles on it!

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Jeanette said...

Hi Lee-Ann. Oh your cakes look so yummy To nice to eat.. Your heading bought a smile to my face,, I must tell you we had annual bowls xmas break up were you bring along a plate of something in the Xmas theme to add to table.. well we had a new member who bought along an empty xmas paper plate, she was so embarrased but now can see the funny side of it..

I have left an award for you at my place come over and pick it up, Jen

Puss-in-Boots said...

Yum, Lee-ann, those cupcakes look delicious...and it's obvious they were if none came home.

There's something about cupcakes that's very comforting somehow. I feel as long as we make cupcakes all will be right with the world...agree?

Shop girl said...

Yummmmmmmmmm! I love cup cakes...I love cake. These are beautiful...I will take the pink one, I am so into pink lately.
Sweet treats on a Sunday afternoon in Idaho.

Penless Thoughts said...

They all look yummy!

Alice said...

Your cupcakes look so pretty. Isn't it nice when we bring home an empty plate! I hope we'll get to see more of your creations.

stitching aussie style said...

Hi Lee-ann,
I think you are making me very hungry for afternoon tea!!!
They look beautiful and knowing your cooking they would have been a knock out.

AnnieElf said...

LeeAnn - Truth be told - I never met a cupcake I didn't like. This all looks so yummy. I'll have to check out their website and then send my DH on a virtual tour. He is a bakery junkie and he'll enjoy taking a look.

Kerri said...

Lee-Ann, you've made me wish for one of your lovely cupcakes too! What a lovely job you did with them, and what a wonderful hubby you have to buy you a new cookbook :)
Your little granddaughter looks so sweet in her ballet outfit. You sure do have fun being a grandma! It's the best thing ever, isn't it?

Gina E. said...

Promise me you will bring a plate of those for dessert when you next visit...pretty please?? I've seen a few recipe books lately devoted to cup cakes. They must be making a come back! And why not - they are easy enough to make, but I don't think I'd have the patience to decorate mine as beautifully as you have!
PS Update on Ken on P's other place.

Mountain Mama said...

Your cup cakes look beautiful. No wonder none came home with you.

lila said...

You certainly put the cookbook to great use! The cupcakes look delightful and I'm sure they tasted wonderful too!
they would be perfect for Valentines too!

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