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Christening Cupcakes

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There's a story, a celebration, behind every cake. These are the cupcakes I made for my baby niece's christening last Saturday. I only had one muffn pan to bake these cupcakes on, so I stayed up late baking batch after batch and adding swirls and Spring-themed sprinkles on top of each cupcake.

I had originally planned on using the Peeps marshmallows as cupcake toppers, as if they're sitting on a nest of frosting. I ditched the idea last minute and used the Peeps as decor instead.

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I was excited to use the cupcake tower I had bought on clearance from Walmart after Valentine's Day. For a mere $5, this tower came with a lid, 6 icing bags and 3 decorating tips.

Last night's dinner at a Chinese restaurant had me pulling two fortunes from just one fortune cookie. The first said "You are gifted in many ways." The other said "You will be unusually successful in business." Could the heavens be telling me to open up a cake business? Baking franchises, maybe?

I'm so glad I signed up for the Wilton Basic Cake Decorating course this month. Best $17.50 I've ever spent for myself so far. Only two more Mondays until the course ends. But we're already given another discount coupon for the next courses if we're interested.

I see fondant in my future!

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kayni said...

Ah...i love cupcakes. the cupcakes look great. i bet the cupcakes were all gone at the end of the day.

witsandnuts said...

Impressive! I wish I could munch on one right now! :)

Kate said...

wow! you sure have been baking a lot lately :D

fortuitous faery said...

thanks! i had left a few cupcakes over to be taken back to canada for my cousins there. delighted by the fact that my cupcakes crossed the border to be exported! :P

Photo Cache said...

hope i'm your offline pal so i can be your tester for every thing you create :)

lauren said...

oh those cupcakes are so cute! the one with the smiley is adorable :)

Sidney said...

Impressive ! You are probably the best baking student in school !

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