Tuesday, October 12, 2010
I decided I would make Apple cupcakes (of course) and I'm going to try a new fridge biscuit apple "pie".
For the cupcakes I made a yummy butter cake that I added my chopped apples and spices too I topped that with a spiced apple butter cream.They turned out so good and they made the house smell great.
Next to give a new recipe a try. Refrigerator biscuit apple "pies" This is such an easy recipe. I loved making it because it was easy to get the kids involved. Just take a can of fridge biscuits,(you know the kind in the tube that you peel open.) and a can of apple pie filling plus a plate of cinnamon and sugar mixed. Fill you biscuit with a spoon of pie filling pinch the edges closed and plop them seam side down in a cupcake pan. Dust the tops of each with your cinnamon and sugar and cut a small X in the top then just bake according to your biscuit can. A cupcake shaped apple pie!! MMMMMM
ALSO I have to say I love this Cooking Mama game!! I don't do well at video games so I don't really play much but his is a COOKING video game. fun times!
Posted by cupcake lady at 6:35 AM
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Sunday at our house means newspaper inserts. But today when we finished gathering our inserts I decided to make 3 new flavor cupcakes plus pasties. I was busy from about 9am till 6pm so now I'm finally getting a chance to update here.
Todays Cupcake flavors are super fun and yummy!!
First I made my youngest favorite cupcake, Chocolate Thin Mint-a dark chocolate cupcake with a thin mint in the middle topped with chocolate mint buttercream. Next cupcake was a my hubbys creation a Chunky Monkey cupcake- A peanut butter cupcake loaded with nuts and chocolate chunks topped with banana marshmallow butter cream. Last was a delicious Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcake- A blueberry cupcake filled with cheesecake topped with blueberry butter cream.
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Then I started making pasties. I have never made them before so it was a new adventure for me.
I started with frozen bread dough so after I let that rise I started to assemble my pasties. First i mixed a pound of Italian sausage and a pound of breakfast sausage. Then I peeled and cut up carrots and potatoes and tossed them in the food processor and mixed that in the meat. I thought I needed some more chunk to it so I chopped a few potatoes and carrot and added them. I cut peices of bread dough and stuffed them with my meat mixture. Seal the edges and bake at 375 for about 40 minutes. They came out so yummy and flaky. .
Posted by cupcake lady at 3:32 PM