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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Fresh Corn On The Cob Cupcakes



The garden vegetables are beginning to ripen
and we can't wait to eat them.

Oops, that isn't an ear of corn, that's a
 fool the eye
 cupcake and boy did it fool the eye
at 
Purple Chocolat Home.


The little two year old got up on the counter
and saw it and said, "CORN!"

The 17 year old walked through the door
and said, "Gross corn - oh, ha ha, that's not
corn, that's a cupcake."



Pretty convincing!

I made my cupcakes using my favorite
yellow cake recipe again from Betty Crocker.

Betty Crocker's Bonnie Butter Cake Recipe

2/3 C. butter
1 3/4 C. sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
3 C. cake flour or 2 3/4 C. all purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/4 C. milk

Heat oven to 350.
In large mixer bowl, mix butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla
until fluffy.  Beat 5 minutes on high speed, scraping
bowl occasionally.  On low speed, mix in flour, baking
powder and salt alternately with milk.

Pour into prepared cupcake pans.  Bake for 20-25
minutes or until they spring back.  Let cool.  

Frost.  

Butter Frosting Recipe
1/2 C. softened butter
4 C. powdered sugar
1 tsp. clear vanilla
2-3 T. water

In mixing bowl with wire whip on, beat the
butter and powdered sugar together with the
water, adding additional water if needed one
tablespoon at a time.  Whip until fluffy.

Just tint your frosting a little yellow, spread
three cupcakes with the yellow frosting
and begin playing with your food.  

I bought a variety of yellow Jelly Bellys
and arranged them randomly.  Let your frosting
set up a bit before you begin decorating or
they might want to slide off.


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24 comments:

once in a blue moon said...

so cute with the cob holders too~

The White Farmhouse said...

Is that ever cute! What a great idea. I really like this! Clever girl! Come and visit to enter my giveaway!

Luciane at HomeBunch.com said...

You are kidding me!!! This is so cool!!!! I need to fool my kids! LOL

You're so clever, you know?! :-)

Have a great day, sweetie.

xo

Luciane at HomeBunch.com

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

They turned out really cute! It's always fun to mess with the kids:@)

Erin said...

I LOVE these! So darn cute!!!

A Kitchen Witch said...

That's a cute idea!

Blondie's Journal said...

These are darling, Jacqueline!!

XO,
Jane

Julie Harward said...

These are so very cute..love them! They look fun to eat too! Perfect time for a corn on the cob cup cake! ;D

La Table De Nana said...

Oh Gosh..Prize winning!

Gypsy Heart said...

How fun!

xo
Pat

Lavender Cottage said...

These cupcakes would be fun to take to an autumn pot luck. I'm going to try your recipe thanks.

Pondside said...

I know two little boys who would be very happy with these - what a cute idea!

Sarah said...

How clever and totally fun. Love the addition of the corn cob holders. ;-)

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

And you don't have to pull silk or cob out of your teeth :) What a clever idea and perfectly executed, Jacqueline!

Glad to hear you're enjoying your pickles too ;)

Momma Button said...

Jacqueline, these are too cute. I just wanted to let you know that the dessert cheese balls were the hit of the bridal shower. Thank you again for sharing the recipe!

Laura said...

That's the best! Your incredible!

Gail @ Victorian at Heart said...

You amaze me with your creativity. You are one talented woman.

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Oh how adorable is this!! I will have to be a copy-cat this time...I know some people living in this house who will love the deception!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Jacqueline you put the fun in corn!!!! This cupcake design is crazy cute! Thanks for the white cake recipe, I really don't have a great one!
xo Yvonne

scrambledhenfruit said...

Oh yeah, I could easily eat an ear of that! Those cupcakes are so cute! :)

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

as a self identified cupcake NUT, these are SO FUN! You did a GREAT job!

Miss Orem said...

Wow! What a clever idea for cupcakes! I love this! You are amazing!! :-)

Sue said...

Could've fooled me, Jacqueline:) CUTE!
The chicken croissant sandwiches look amazing too!

Ali said...

Happy Monday! I wanted to thank you for sharing this delicious recipe at Recipe Sharing Monday. You were featured this week!

The new party is now up and I'd love for you to link up again :)

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