Are you wanting to go for a cupcake-themed Christmas tree this year, or just wanting to spruce up your current ornament collection with a few cupcakes? I was at Target on Black Friday and I stumbled upon these cute cupcake ornaments. For $10 you get a pack of 4. I think they look both cute and classy!
Archive for November, 2012
‘Tis the season! Or, almost anyway. The first holiday parties I know of are happening this weekend, and it’s certainly cold enough outside to be the season! That’s why these Chocolate Log Christmas Cupcakes from DaisyCakes caught my eye. I’m not sure how they created the “logs” (any ideas?) but they look wonderful.
Looking for some stocking stuffers for cupcake lovers? As usual, Johnny Cupcakes does not disappoint. Johnny Cupcake cupcake pins are only $0.99 each or you can splurge and get a pack of 6 for $4.99. The panda’s my fave. What’s yours?
While picking up groceries at my local Wal-Mart I looked around at the the specialty holiday products. I noticed Jell-O has made a Holiday Cupcake pudding snack. Not being a huge pudding fan I passed on these but if I was a little kid taking a school lunch I bet I would have loved them!
I also spotted a new Betty Crocker Hot Chocolate mix. The mix is only $2.24 and comes with marshmallows and a fluffy white frosting mix. I’m thinking about buying this one and saving it for if/when we get snow in North Carolina so I can enjoy a hot chocolate cupcake with a cup of hot chocolate! Have you seen any other holiday cupcake products that you will be buying or gifting this holiday season?
Do we have any Tastykakes fans out there? They offer several cupcakes, including peach-filled (yum) and chocolate lovers. And today, in honor of Cyber Monday, Tastykakes is offering free shipping on all orders!
If you’re looking for a holiday gift for a guy in your life that shares your cupcake obsession I think this black crossbones tie by Johnny Cupcakes would make a great gift! I like the subtle cupcakes that don’t jump out at you and that the tie is only $14.99 and if you buy it by November 26 you can save 20% on your order by using the code “Cupflakes” at checkout.
I decided to give Betty Crocker’s butter pecan cake mix a whirl, and my taste testers (who of course, assume everything is from scratch — *wink*) were thrilled.
I also made a butter pecan frosting. I beat together: 2 sticks of softened butter, 3 tablespoons of vegetable shortening, about 6 cups of powdered sugar. Then, I topped the cupcakes with drizzled caramel and crushed pecans.
These cupcakes were sooo rich and buttery! Highly recommended for butter enthusiasts!