The new, thought of and created last night... EGG NOG Cupcake ::whistles and cheers:: See, I told you all when I get in the Holiday Spirit, I get in hard! lol. If you could put holiday spirit in a cup and drink it, guess what...it'd taste like EGG NOG! As you can already probably tell, I absolutely LOVE egg nog. When I see it in the market (especially for the first time of the year) I pass it, do a double take and walk backwards. It's like my body's taken over, if I don't get it, I have to at least touch the carton. So, for the cake, I added a little less sugar, and egg nog of course, but not too much. The frosting is the best part, the first bite screams eggg nooogg! The only thing I might do different, is add a pinch of kosher salt to counter balance the sweetness. Of course what better to top it off than a sprinkle of nutmeg. Can you picture this in a mug?
I could come close to the cakes my great grandmother from Barbados. I'll know
this weekend after my dad tries one. It's a cross between a pound cake
and regular yellow cake. I added a hint of coconut extract, instead of the almond
extract the recipe calls for. I think it's one of the best cakes I've had, but it may be
an acquired taste.*
~Love in a Cupcake~