October update

So based on how many birthday cakes I've made in the month of October, I can say, a big CHUNK of my family and friends are Libra's or Scorpio's. Pretty cool. 

Any who, this month has to have been the biggest so far, which of course is a blessing. This was  seriously a cake month, I've barely made any cupcakes. Because of that, I've stepped up a few notches in the talent factor....you'll see why lol. Yes it can be easy to say "I'm sorry I can't do that" but of course how will you know when you've never tried. That pretty much goes with life in general. I always say, never sell yourself short, you're capable of doing anything you please. Make it happen. BAM! That's it lol. Life is about building yourself, so I try not to stay on the same step for too long- after all if I do I won't get very far. So with that said, at times, I dream a little cupcake dream. Where the fairy of all things sweet cradles me in its fluffy frosting and tosses me through a door made of hard sugar. Yes it may sound a little painful but man that dream is exciting. Well guys, one of my dreams were to one day do a wedding. I didn't expect it to happen so soon but I was excited when it did. Luckily it wasn't too much, 8 dozen. Not bad at all. I could definitely make that happen. So the day before from 3pm- 9pm I created the 96 cupcakes. It was a lot of fun. It took me back to my old Banquet days lol. So early the next day we got prepared to deliver the cakes to the venue. Of course we wore the t-shirts. 
I think me wearing a chef coat to deliver cupcakes would be over kill (my personal opinion). The venue was beauutiful, very eloquent and the cupcakes were a perfect touch. So thanks and Congrats to the new family.
Heading in

The banquet room
We had a lot of fun that afternoon and hope to have many more catering events like this one. Hey. did I tell you guys I've been making some great pumpkin rolls!? They're really good. I'm still searching for the perfect recipe. The whole rolling thing gets a little crazy so I might end up making them into bars. Alright, this is going to be long so I'll get straight to the pics.

Velours Rouge

#24 Kobe

Lemon sheet cake

25cent Cup Cakes *cute right! They'd make nice party favors

Chocolate Roses made with modeling chocolate

This had a beautiful gold dust on top. Much prettier in person.

~Love in a Cupcake~

Internet/Blog Special

So, FINALLY I can reveal what has been my work in progress for the past couple of weeks...my CARAMEL APPLE CUPCAKE!! It's a vanilla cupcake with chunks of apple and a hint of cinnamon. To top it off is a layer of caramel and chopped peanuts. Just like a caramel apple, it's got the small wooden stick in the middle. Honestly, I didn't think it'd taste as good as it looked but I'm happy to say I was wrong.  So, because I can't add the Caramel Apple Cupcake to the flyer just yet, I'll add it to the order form along with the Pumpkin Spice cupcake. I'm also creating a special Halloween cupcake called Reeshy Cup! LOL! Original right? Reeshy Cups was actually a nickname of mine growing up, so I decided to make it a play on the Reeses Cups that I love so much. I'd like it to be a rich chocolate cake topped with peanut butter and a solid layer of chocolate. Sound Good?

Also, I finally have a business card. I've officially reached the plateau of Greatness!! (somewhat, not really). But, it's pretty amazing. That was something I always hoped to be able to say "Oh, let me give you my card" :D So don't be surprised if when you see me, one of the first things to blurt out of my mouth is "OH HERE TAKE MY CARD!" lol. I'm not even going to mention the T-SHIRTS I now have!!!!!! yaaaayyyyy. HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY. I have shirts to match the cards haha! I figured, wearing a chef jacket would be a little too much, I need a shirt. So I got one... and now, I'm happy.
One last thing. Because the Holidays are the most hectic time of year, I did plan on making pies. Pies to me, are just as important as the turkey. So I'll be making whatever pies you throw my way lol. I also promised myself while taking my baking course, that If I did start a small baking business I'd make the struesal apple pie that I made in class. I'm not big on apple pies, but this was the BEST apple pie I've ever had in my life, and the topping was amazing. So yes I'm very excited about that. As always here are some pics.

It was also my brothers bday. Happy belated Derryle!

                                                                      ~Love in a Cupcake~