Archive for May, 2009

2009 has been the year of the coconut for us. We start every morning off with a coconut-flavored mocha and we seem to be craving all foods coconut.

Additionally, we are transitioning to all things vegan. We’ve been vegetarians for ten years, and as of 2009 – vegan. We’ve been away for awhile while we worked out some recipes and learned some new tricks. As always, we continue to learn.

There are some great books available for the vegan baker, like: Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World: 75 Dairy-Free Recipes for Cupcakes that Rule.

The book has so many great recipes and photos, I dare you not to pick one up!

Here is our version of their Toasted Coconut Cupcake with Coffee Buttercream Frosting, topped off with our favorite coconut coffee beans.

coconut cupcakes vegan

Check out the Post Punk Kitchen and Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World

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The 2009 Wilton Tent Sale is upon us! Unfortunately, we won’t be attending this year, but I hope the rest of you have @ the tent. If you can make, it is well worth the time and effort.

Wilton Tent Sale

May 29 – June 16

Saturday & Sunday 8am – 6pm

Monday thru Friday 9am – 8pm

This year they’ve expanded the crafts section and will be offering a large selection of craft products and scrapbook essentials.

And…free demonstrations!

Don’t miss any of the great demonstrations of Wilton products and techniques that will be offered by The Wilton School. All demonstrations are from 11 am – 2 pm.

Saturday May 30th Fondant Decorating Techniques

Tuesday June 2nd Chocolate

Wednesday June 3rd Fondant Decorating Techniques

Thursday June 4th Buttercream Decorating Techniques

Friday June 5th Buttercream Decorating Techniques

Saturday June 6th Chocolate

Monday June 8th Buttercream Decorating Techniques

Wednesday June 10th Fondant Decorating Techniques

Thursday June 11th Chocolate

Friday June 12th Buttercream Decorating Techniques

Saturday June 13th Fondant Decorating Techniques

Have fun in Woodridge!

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