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Cupcakes

Last week we celebrated Christopher's adoption day, which we call Christopher Appreciation Day, so I baked about 90 cupcakes and walked to the school, holding four plastic storage containers of goodies in my arms. It's a short walk to the school, but carrying all that extra weight gets heavy, plus it started to rain. It was worth it, and the kids were happy to get some treats.
I baked a yellow cake from scratch, but thought it was a bit too dense in texture. If anyone has a yellow cake recipe that they like and want to share it with me, please let me know.
Two days prior, I baked a batch of chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frosting, which I took to my wonderful drama students who are working on the Shakespeare play. Every Wednesday night when we practice, I take some kind of treat to them. As I have mentioned previously, meeting with these incredible Taiwanese teens is the highlight of my week. They are the best youth.
Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting is one of my favorites. I also like coconut pecan frosting, but didn't know how well that would go over.
I bought some of these cupcake boxes at Target when I was in the US, and shared some with a few friends.
It's quite a week for baking! I plan to make some carrot cake cupcakes this week and some pumpkin chocolate chip cupcakes for Christopher's Halloween party on Saturday that we're hosting.

Comments

anything you make is amazing. Wish I could come to the halloween party on Saturday. I have no doubt it will be anything but amazing!
Casa de Mask said…
Wow! Those cupcakes look amazing!!
Julie said…
Those look delicious!! I think I need that pumpkin chocolate chip cupcake recipe since Taiwan is too far for me to come get one ;)
Annie Japannie said…
Hi Kelly! This is Anneke - I saw a link to your blog on one of the young women's facebook, so I hope you don't mind if I read along with your adventures. The cupcakes are beautiful!

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