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:
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!