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Monday, May 9, 2011

mexican chocolate surprise cupcakes

For Cinco De Mayo I celebrated my friend's daughter's 2nd birthday 
and it was quite the FIESTA!
Alaina (mother of the birthday girl) asked me to make cupcakes 
for the occasion and I gladly obliged.
I decided on Mexican Chocolate Surprise cupcakes.
I baked basic chocolate cupcakes and made Mexican chocolate frosting
What's the surprise you ask? A mini Reese's in the cupcake!
 A friend of mine gave me some vanilla from Mexico.... AMAZING!!!
I made the toppers from tissue pom stickers by Martha Stewart 
(they carry her crafts at Joann's now... AHHH!!!).
And then.... because I'm crazy.... I purchased this can at the Dollar Tree 
because I'm in LOVE with the colors AND
I wanted to take pictures of the cupcakes on the can and 
I LOVE them!!! 

Photos by Elisha Guido


  1. yes, you are crazy......but you come by it honestly and I love you for that. You make your momma proud.

  2. haha, i would have totally did the same thing with the can! Is the vanilla pure extract?

  3. Ooooohhhh - thanks for the tip abotu JoAnne's and Martha Stewart Crafts. I need to go there now.


  4. funny enough, el pato is my family's staple. It is our favorite hot sauce and we use it for anything and everything!! love your site!


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