(cup) Cake Monday!

20 Sep

Today we have ‘black bottom’ cupcakes, a chocolate cupcake with sweetened cream cheese (w/chocolate chips poked in as well) in the middle/filling/top. The tray of them looks like this:

I haven’t tried them yet, but I fear they are undercooked. The recipe calls for them to be browned a bit, with the top feeling ‘spongy’. Mine are a little less cooked than that. Also, I crammed way too much cream cheese filling in there, because I had extra and, well, it weren’t doin’ no one a bit ‘o good in the bowl.

Hope your Monday is going sweet, creamy, and delicious.

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4 Responses to “(cup) Cake Monday!”

  1. Erica September 20, 2010 at 9:51 pm #

    Dee-licious. Definitely not undercooked. And apparently there’s no such thing as “too much cream cheese filling.”

  2. Davin September 21, 2010 at 11:09 am #

    Yay! Ms. E makes her presence known on the blog!

    Interestingly enough, I am right this moment outside a bakery in South Lake Tahoe. Somebody was shrieking intermittently all the way here, and of course calmed down upon arrival, which was 5 min before the bakery opened… So now I have an almost-asleep squiggler in my lap, a now-open bakery 20 feet away, and no way to get inside without disrupting our new-found father and som tranquility. Oh, and we’ve been up since 4:20 local time. That’s the less fun 4:20 BTW.

    So enjoy your delicious choco-cream-cheese cupcakes, during this life chapter wherein the only shrieking is of the choco-cream-cheese-delight variety…

  3. Peter September 21, 2010 at 1:44 pm #

    As I’ve said before, we have already put in our order for a non-shrieking child. The good, ‘seen but not heard’ kind, that says ‘sir’ and ‘ma’am’ and brings in my slippers and the paper. Actually more like a polite, well-trained dog, really. Your child’s bad moods are obviously a reflection of poor parenting and lack of maternal love (alas, it always gets blamed on the mother).

    Btw, last night, E. basically came to the conclusion that I established this whole blog as a brazen attempt to make fun of her in public.

  4. Davin September 22, 2010 at 9:16 am #

    1) yeah, isn’t it great how any problems always get blamed on Mom? The bar is still pretty low for paternal involvement, here in 2010. I get mad street cred for changing the occasional diaper, yo.

    2) I personally think you’ve made Ms. E look more reasonable than you, most of the time. Of course, she doesn’t get much of a say, beyond comments. Ivy seems scandalized, occasionally, when your differences of opinion make it on the blog…

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