cupcake fun

by purelytwins

A couple of days ago on instagram I shared some cupcake pictures…

Lori and I’s eldest sister was having a little “cupcake war” at her office. There were some rules:

– something had to start with your name – for example, my sister’s name is Carrie so we did chocolate chip cookie cupcakes

– had to have your favorite color involved – PINK over here!

– and then had to guess which cupcake went to what person

I was lucky enough to be there to help her out.

We had so much fun! And made a mess, but it was worth it.

We made two flavors – basic good old regular cupcakes with chocolate chip cookies crumbled in with pink ice cream cone on top.

I was so happy with how they turned out. It has been a long since I made and decorated cupcakes.

And the second round of cupcakes we made were gluten free!

 

Some of them I baked in gluten free ice cream cones as I have always wanted to do it.

I used these cones –

Doesn’t this look like soft served yogurt?

I made a big batch of maple bacon buttercream frosting…so good!

My sister really wanted to throw her office for a loop, so not only did we make them gluten free but we used bacon! She is a vegetarian so her office would never think she would make these.

Yep made cinnamon maple bacon cupcakes.

And of course I had to sample one 😉 or two

Just loved having the ice cream cone instead of using a wrapper!

Good to the very last bite!

YUM!. Worth every calorie!!

Have you ever baked cupcakes in ice cream cones? Have you had a bacon cupcake?

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18 comments

Ashley August 1, 2012 - 2:09 pm

So cute!! I have not seen those GF cones. Love it.

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purelytwins August 1, 2012 - 4:18 pm

thanks girl, I know I was happy to find some GF cones in the store. Fun to play with, have so many ideas haha

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Bonnie August 1, 2012 - 2:13 pm

Wow – these.look.amazing! The flavor choices sound great and the presentation blew me away – way to go you guys! Love the ice cream cone idea – never would have thought of that as an alternative and edible “holder.” So…who won? Because I can’t see another cupcake topping those! 🙂

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purelytwins August 1, 2012 - 4:17 pm

thanks Bonnie, my sister got second 🙂

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Lauren August 1, 2012 - 3:05 pm

I must be one of the few people who don’t care for bacon, but I see the allure here. Mixing sweet/smooth with salty/crunchy definitely has appeal! These are so teasing…I want the recipe! 🙂

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Deana August 1, 2012 - 3:17 pm

No fair! I haven’t even had breakfast yet, and you are taunting me with these! They look fantastic. Next time, I want to see you put pudding in the middle of the cupcake… ; )

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lindsay August 1, 2012 - 5:20 pm

i should have followed you back! I am in love with those GF cupcakes. Way to go Michelle!

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purelytwins August 1, 2012 - 7:44 pm

Thanks Lindsay!

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Meghanne August 1, 2012 - 6:25 pm

Frosting recipe? These look amazing!!

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purelytwins August 1, 2012 - 7:45 pm

Meghanne it is a basic butter cream frosting, I did: 1 cup butter, 3 cups confectioner sugar and about 1 tbsp almond milk, and for flavoring added 1 tsp maple extract and sprinkle cinnamon

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Cara August 1, 2012 - 7:06 pm

Love these! my mom made cupcake cones for one of my childhood birthday parties and everyone got to decorate their own with icing and sprinkles. I should totally do this again for my birthday 🙂

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purelytwins August 1, 2012 - 7:45 pm

Cara yes loved them in cones!

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Lisa August 1, 2012 - 7:40 pm

Um. These look insane!! In the best way possible. So good. Your girls are super creative, love the cupcakes in a cone idea!

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carrie August 1, 2012 - 7:53 pm

Um cupcakes of pure amazingness! i wish i was your sister. what good perks! 😉

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Rachel August 1, 2012 - 8:17 pm

Those first ones look simply to die for!

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katieDid August 2, 2012 - 1:33 am

ohh these look decadent. My roommates made me bacon chocolate cupcakes last year for my birthday… incredible!

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Lauren August 2, 2012 - 1:39 pm

Cute idea! Sounds like fun!

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chris August 3, 2012 - 1:13 am

Awesome! Will you share the cupcake recipe?

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