Saturday, November 19, 2011

Sugar Hangover

There IS something worse than a hangover my friends....and it's called a sugar hangover. It happens after one consumes far too much cake, icing, and candy in one night. And it happened to me last night, at Cake-Pop Creations Part-2: Christmas Edition. It wasn't pretty.

I actually woke up this morning to show my daughter the cake pops my friend Erin and I made and literally felt sick looking at them. If you know me, you know I'm normally not one to overdo it in the sweets dept. I'm more of a salty, carb-y kind of gal. And let me tell you, it's much better to OD on salt than sweets.

Anyway, at the end of the day (or rather night), Erin and I ended up with some rather amazing looking cake pop creations, if I do say so myself.

This time around, we did two batches: one vanilla, one chocolate. The vanilla were coated with white candy pieces, and the chocolate with red. The contrast of the brown and red I think was nice. We topped the white ones with some edible "sprinkle" stars and topped a few of the red ones with some green and red sprinkles.

But what made them look great afterwards was the packaging: we placed them in small clear candy bags and tied them with some Christmas ribbon. They looked amazing. Here they are:

We created these with the help of Erin's grandmother's amazing mixer. A beautiful vintage piece passed down!  
The lovely and talented Erin working away....and there may have been some wine involved ;)

White with silver star sprinkles....

RED! These look a bit more "red" than they actually were. But very cool!

The end result.....

Phewww! We were tired! All this on Friday night!

By the time Christmas rolls around I think I may be ill! ;) The next project is baking for a baking exchange. We all need to make 12 dozen cookies! Should be good - I have no idea what kind of cookie yet - but I'll need to decide this sooner than later.

Have a great weekend!


  1. are you giving out samples? I would totally SHUT UP N EAT one of those ;-)

  2. They did look THAT good! Did I miss the cookie exchange???


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