Just me...

I am a daughter,sister,wife,mum & nan.I have 3 wonderful children & 2 very precious grandchildren.I am always inspired by my family & one of my loves is baking& I love to bake for them.

Baking is therapy for the soul.....lol

~~ ~~ As a child my families menu consisted of two choices: Take it or Leave it ~~~Buddy Hackett

Friday, September 17, 2010

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Before I start I want to make it clear these are not my idea,I saw them on a blog & regretfully didn't add the blog to my favourites,so if anyone here knows the blog I would be more than happy to add the link to my post :)
Ok with that clarified I will babble on...lol.I had seen these on a blog & promised Darragh I would make them with him this week,as luck would have it I am sick & kept putting it off but today just had to keep my promise.They were very fun to make,Darragh is only 5 & loved messing with the icing & placing the cookie in the monsters mouth & attaching the eyes,definetly a fun evening for him :).
Have to say the blue icing left his mouth rather coloured,even his teeth,hopefully we won't be repeating theses again too soon....lol

Too start off we made a small amount of cookie dough & made mini cookies....

Then used the basic cupcake mix off...

8oz Plain Flour
8oz Castor Sugar
8oz Butter
2 Tsp of Baking Powder
4 Eggs

The icing consisted of....

225grms of Butter
400grms of Icing sugar

The colours I used to get the one I needed were
Sugarflair Baby Blue
Americolor Eletric Blue

I placed the icing on the cake with a knife,added the cookie & then mashed with a fork to get the hairy look....lol

Then I used some white chocolate buttons,melted some milk chocolate & piped it onto the white buttons & placed them on the cupcake as eyes ( sorry for the quality of the pics ).....

Thanks for looking :)


1 comment:

  1. LOL They are briliant Jean, no wonder Dar loved them so much!!