Took this book out from the library last month, and Jake just loved the corn on the cob cupcakes. Today was his first day of Kindergarten (sigh!) so after I dropped him off I put these together as a surprise :) I couldn't find the Laffy Taffy/Starburst for the pat of butter, and my fondant was dried out so I skipped it. Also couldn't find the black decorator sugar, only green, so didn't use it. They turned out pretty cute, and I'm looking foward to making some of the others from the book.
Pic from book:
Link to the book: http://www.amazon.com/Hello-Cupcake-Irresistibly-Playful-Creations/dp/0618829253
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Wow.... what a great idea! Your cupcakes look fantastic. Thank you for sharing, Jolene.~~Vicki
You're welcome, Vicki! I found the starbust today, so added the pats of butter :) We ended up going out to lunch yesterday, so these will be for dessert today.
Great job Jolene.Your`s look better than the books:) Thank you for sharing.I`m always glad to hear about that big boy Jake.And to see your pics and get you recipes. G m to you.
I will definitely check out that link ... I cannot believe how real those "corn kernels" look!
By the way, I want to tell you how much I LOVE your posts with the reviews, but most especially the pics you share with everyone! Please don't let anyone criticize you for it. I literally watch for your posts with the pics and reviews and make sure I check out each and every one of them. (And hey, that goes for EVERYONE that posts reviews, whether with a pic or not - I greatly appreciate it when people share what they've done!) I actually quit posting any reviews lately, just a couple here and there, because it didn't seem like it really mattered to anybody ... that's why I want you to know how much I appreciate your posts.
Please let us know how your little one does with kindergarden!
Gm Jolene, If I didn't know better I'd swear that's corn~ How cute!~ Thanks for sharing your great pictures, recipe and reviews!~ Janie
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These look great! And I, too, love to see your cakes that you've decorated -- keep it up.
Jolene ~ those are adorable!! Are those jelly bellies on the cupcake? TY for sharing those!
Jolene! That is the cutest thing I've ever seen! You did a great job. Yours look better than theirs, too! Thanks for posting. And what a sweet Mommie you are!
I also love all your reviews and posts.
Jolene, how cute is that! Great picture and presentation too! Thanks for always sharing!
Mama_fluffy, I hope you continue to post your recipes and reviews! If your posts get bumped down because of traffic, don't be shy, bump them up! I'm sure your recipes would be an asset!~~susie.
Jolene yours are just so real looking,,,honest to goodness they look just like corn on the cob. much better than the book's picture...are those jelly bellies...I love them so would probably eat them all before I got to decorate the cupcakes...you are just the best....Shirley
Aw, thanks everyone :) I just love sharing my experiments with you all, and it's nice to know they are enjoyed :)
Shirley & Amy, yes, those are Jelly Belly beans. We did a road trip to our favorite candy store a few weeks ago, and you can buy them by the pound and they are all seperated by colors. :) Jake had a great second day of Kindergarten and we celebrated with these after lunch. He was a very happy camper :)
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