I’m not an ice cream person, I never have been. I don’t even really crave chocolate, my candy of choice has always been of the gummy variety. But, as far back as I can remember, I have LOVED cupcakes. Doesn’t matter the flavor, or the icing-to-cake ratio (although I prefer more cake than most) – I just love them.
Photos by: Dolce Baking Company, Simply Perfect Weddings, A Cake Life, B.R. Cohn Winery, Kupcakespot, Kristen Steele Photography
We felt 100% confident with our baker (we ordered a 6 inch cake and 100 cupcakes) up until about a week before the wedding.
That was when I received an email reply about the cupcake icing colors where the baker said something like ‘the buckets of icing come in white and ivory’. HOLD UP…buckets of icing? You are a pastry chef…you do not make your own icing?
Our cake table - stand created by my husband and his best man
I am not sure if I have mentioned in the past that I absolutely love to cook! Now, I am not saying that I am any good at it, but still love it and find it very therapeutic. I have just become addicted to a website called Food Gawker, and during my lazy Sunday ran across an amazing cupcake recipe on a blog called 17 and Baking… yes, that’s right folks, the blogger is only 17! Even if you decide not to try out this amazing recipe and design for cupakes, perfect for a wedding, I suggest you check out the blog just because she is incredible!
This is the ultimate in DIY, and could save you some big bucks on a wedding cake/cupcakes! I mean seriously, how perfect would these be for your wedding in your colors?!
Chrysanthemum Cupcakes from 17 and Baking
So the 16th was our first wedding anniversary. It’s hard to believe it’s already been a year– it seems like just yesterday! To celebrate, we did a couple of things. We had a nice dinner out at a local hotspot– I had scallops and grits, Plumeria Dude had roasted chicken and mac ‘n’ cheese.