Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Turkey Cupcakes

My job was to bring the kid dessert to Thanksgiving dinner.  Turkey Cupcakes seemed the only option, as they would provide visual delight and chocolate satisfaction.


They were all toms, save one.  Here's our lovely Tomasina.
This tom's brain batter got only half-baked.

This tom is frightened.  And rightfully so:  

Little hungry mouths with little chomping teeth were lingering nearby...

This tom knows his fate.  He's reflecting on his short, frosted life.

And this tom is just fed up with the whole business.


This tom is looking for an escape...  

...but there was none to be had.  Maybe being half-baked isn't so bad;



for Thanksgiving ignorance is bliss...when you're a tom.

27 comments:

Amanda said...

Those are adorable!

southerninspiration said...

Cute post!!!! Those are so funny!

Suzanne

teamkyte said...

super cute!!!!!!!!!!!

Meghan said...

When I see these, I think you have too much time on your hands, but I know you don't! You amaze me. What adorable little cupcakes!

Jana said...

why are you so cute? who is responsible for it? you should share. I love Tomcakes with all their gobbly parts, super great idea!

Dana said...

You are SO creative!! The
y look delish!

Muthering Heights said...

Those are SO cute...they look fun to make!

Buckeroomama said...

When I first saw the title, I was thinking, "Seriously? Turkey cupcakes?!" ...and then I saw the photos. WOW, double WOW! They're SO cute!!

Elle Bee said...

I can't take credit for the idea. :o) Here's a link to how to make the turkey cupcakes. Just scroll down a tiny bit to see the video. It's from the book Hello Cupcake.

http://www.amazon.com/Hello-Cupcake-Irresistibly-Playful-Creations/dp/0618829253/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1262229712&sr=1-1

Jackie said...

These are so cute and way beyond my abilities so I'm very impressed. I bet they were a hit!

Hope you had a great Christmas!

Jackie

CottageGirl said...

So cleaver!! You and Bakerella should team up!! Mine would NEVER look like those at all! They would look more like ... like ... rocks!

Catherine Anne said...

Love this!!!!

Yelena R. said...

So cute! Now that you say it, a lot of them do look scared...while others are just unaware of what's to come...

Susan said...

LOL! They are so cute! I love their different expressions and your interpretations of them! So funny!

Anncoo said...

Happy New year and wishing you & your family all the best for the coming year.

Sarsa said...

The cupcakes turned out so cute! I ended up not having time to try it out but I was able to try the Christmas idea. Of course I was in too much of a rush to take pictures :(

Lisa said...

:)

AJ said...

that is cute cute cute! I love it!

I like your cupcake holder too! :)

Michael Walker said...

This is Christina...
that is too cute!

Rural Revival said...

Those are too cute! Love them!!

Ji said...

awesome treats,
yummy in sight.

Happy New Year.

http://en.wordpress.com/tag/jingle
thank you.

Best.

Jenny said...

Totally adorable. My husband and I gave a little cooking class at our granddaughters kindergarten and made something very like this! It was so hilarious to see what the kids cupcakes ended up looking like. Your captioning cracked me up!

Lemonade Makin' Mama said...

Oh how sweet! You are so creative. I love the commentary on them too. made me giggle.

Blessings,
Sasha

Small Footprints said...

These are great ... such wonderful expressions! Bet the kids (and adults) loved them!

Small Footprints
http://reducefootprints.blogspot.com

Rural Revival said...

Hi Elle,

I wanted to get back to you about riding lessons. I'm extremely new to the equine world and the twins have stopped riding for the winter season so I haven't been in contact with their instructor so I'm not sure what age is good but I can tell you what I've learned the last few months. Horses are extremely intuitive and can pick on your emotions; if you're tense or nervous around them, they'll know so if nothing else introducing Bug to horses at an early age will certainly help that. Heck, they are BIG! Even I'm intimidated at times over their size and my daughter did not progress as quickly as my son for just that reason. Secondly, when she does ride, of course you would ensure she wears a helmet but I would also recommend a flack (sp?) jacket too. My SIL rode as a girl and has just gotten back into the sport and was very impressed that the kid's instructor insisted they wear a jacket. She mentioned that places that teach where she rides don't do that and she thought it was a great idea. I would also search until you can find someone that offers a very small class size or private instruction. We found this lady on Kijiji, who offers a great rate out of her home and the lessons are one on one. I can't imagine having 10 inexperiences kids with only one or two instructors. My SIL agreed on this one too. Hope that helps. Of course, Misha the expert would probably be able to give you lots of wonderful advice!

Be well! ~Andrea~

Ingrid said...

Very cute and I love your discription of each "Tom".

Merry belated Christmas and Happy New Year!
~ingrid

Btw, good to see I'm not the only one that has some seriously old posts to get done. :)

golonghorns said...

Those are too freaking cute! Just popping in to say hello, still trying getting settled in... hope you had a wonderful holiday!