HERE to get all the details. This link is to the icing, but I also made the cake she suggested. It was a chocolate sheet cake recipe with white icing that the PW calls 'the best frosting I've ever had.' And I agree!
I made these cupcakes to celebrate the Spooners' birthdays! Both Grande and Sister had birthdays in the past week. Happy Late Birthday!
But I didn't really need an excuse to make cupcakes.
I did make these cupcakes without a big mess.
If you put the batter in a measuring cup, or any cup with a spout, it is much easier to pour the batter into the cupcake pan. This was a lot cleaner (and easier) than trying to spoon in the batter and spilling it everywhere.
I could spend all night trying to center the above picture, but it just won't work. Sorry.
On Monday, I kept all of these kiddos.
Millie even went over to their house later that night. I think she missed them.
We made Swedish Meatballs tonight.
It's was an experiment.
And it was really good.
I'll share the recipe soon.
I'm off to watch Disc 2 of Downton Abbey.