Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Let the Cake Begin!

Last night's deafening rainstorm created a very unusual day for Ely and me. We actually stayed home!

And what is the most dangerous thing about staying home on a cold rainy day? Baking!

I decided to make the same cupcake recipe that I made for Ely's 1st birthday. It's out of a baby cookbook and is pretty good, as far as healthy cupcakes go. It's basically a mild spice cake with cream cheese icing, purple in our case.

Eliana is getting to be a very good sous pastry chef. She is definitely in the 'I want to help you!!!' phase of her childhood.

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She is learning how to wield the squishy pastry bag. She definitely did not stick it in her mouth this time. Improvement!

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Here is her proud accomplishment!

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Yay! Almost ready for Dub's birthday!

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  1. I love that your house is a 'culinary institute'!!~! xoxo Hattie

  2. That sounds like a great way to spend a rainy afternoon. They look delicious!