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Hey Mr Bear, you better hand over that cupcake before I punch you the neck.

May 18, 2010





Last night Shane and I made marshmallow icing for some chocolate cupcakes that I baked. I have never tried making it before and It takes quite a while to cook, yes cook, but the outcome is awesome – It’s like you’ve melted a vanilla cloud and it’s babies and smeared it on cake.

*this is a picture of thaya’s son, Luca. They live in Cape Town and he has the coolest mom on the block and he is the coolest kid on the block.

choclate cupcake recipe:

2 1/4 cups organic all-purpose flour

2 cups organic cane sugar

1 cup organic unsweetened cocoa powder

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon organic vanilla extract

2/3 cup organic canola oil

2 teaspoons organic white vinegar

2 cups cold water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Line two cupcake pans with paper liners and set aside. In a large bowl, sift the dry ingredients together.  Set aside. In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, water, vanilla extract and vinegar. Slowly whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients being careful not to overmix.  The mixture will be quite wet, but that’s ok. Pour the batter until the cups are two thirds full and place in the oven for 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cup comes out clean.

Cool in the pan for 10 minutes then place on a wire rack until completely cool before frosting.

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  • Karen May 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    they look sooooo gooooooooodddddddd

  • Emma May 18, 2010 at 12:43 pm

    OMG I could attack two of those now with a strong cup of coffee! YUM…

  • Lauren May 18, 2010 at 1:28 pm

    yyyyyyyyyyuuuuummmmmmm! i love marshmallow icing!

  • Gary B May 18, 2010 at 3:04 pm


  • Jess May 18, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    Gaz bought me one and I cannot wait to get home and shove it down my pie hole! Oh man, that cupcake is gonna get it!

  • Old Cow May 18, 2010 at 4:54 pm


  • admin May 18, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    wow these are all gone!
    time to make more……mmmmm marshmellows…….

  • Adriana JzV May 18, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    Ooooh! Love the bear picture! 😉

  • Louise May 18, 2010 at 11:44 pm

    you better do just that, lady! I want me some marshmallow stuff.

  • Cupcake Couture May 19, 2010 at 9:23 am

    I want these! I want these NOW! Do you think they post well? Mmmmm! WANT!

  • Vicki May 19, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    gimme gimme NOW (please)…i want these for breakfast, lunch and supper

  • Thaya May 19, 2010 at 1:40 pm

    Srsly, now…Leigh face is coming down to CT this wkend and I am seeing her and I’m preeeeety sure they’ll allow a little tupperware on board the plan. Besides, my son has never been as interested in a blog post before and I want him to think that they came out of the monitor. Hehhehhe snort

  • admin May 20, 2010 at 9:11 am

    hahha! leigh will have to carry it carefully like a new born baby bird… i’m making fresh ones tonight and tomorrow, if i see her before she leaves, then i may have to make a sneaky plan 🙂


  • Leigh May 20, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    Ohhh guys I’m not going to CT anymore. I’m sorry Thaya and Luca! I would totally have brought some along… actually not sure if they’d have made them there alive. Cupcakes get in my mouth!

  • Thaya May 21, 2010 at 3:43 pm

    I understand, those cupcakes are the sneakiest mouth stalkers on the planet! Haha, look at Luca on the Lucky Pony Blog! Wooo hoooooo!