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September 04, 2006

Monkey Cupcakes!

Today is my godson's first birthday party, and the theme of the party is Curious George. Since I wanted to make something that went along with the theme, I saw a couple designs for monkey cupcakes and created my own twist.

I made some banana cupcakes, used some milk chocolate frosting (it's lighter than regular frosting), 3/4 of a regular Nilla Wafer, 2 halves of a Mini Nilla Wafer, and some black and red gel icing for the eyes, nostrils and mouth. They turned out a lot better than I anticipated, though it took a couple tries before I figured what the best design for the eyes. I'm pretty proud of them!

Oh my, I'm turning into a homeroom mom!!!

Posted by Yano at September 4, 2006 12:30 PM

Comments

OMG! those look awsome! and i bet they're just as tasty too! Same me one... or 2 or 3... hahaha...

Posted by: bumblebootie on September 4, 2006 12:44 PM

omg, those are beyond cute. :)

Posted by: suki on September 4, 2006 07:11 PM

I was wondering where they got those cookies. It was almost too pretty to eat. Can't wait to see what you do for Ben's 1'st b'day party: = )

Posted by: Jane on September 4, 2006 08:20 PM

those cupcakes were soooooo gooooodddd

Posted by: shannon on September 4, 2006 08:20 PM

wow, those look fantastic! and if you take out the two "eyes", you have d.w. from arthur!

Posted by: tita kimmy on September 4, 2006 10:23 PM

omg you made those? i specifically made it a point to grab one before we left. they were so nice that mykel thought they were store-bought...and they tasted GOOOD!

Posted by: thaihoney on September 5, 2006 08:34 AM

Those are so cute!!

Posted by: Sue on September 5, 2006 12:40 PM

So cute!!! You're so clever.

My niece has loved Curious George since she was a baby. She's going to be 16, but she still loves him. I might have to try making those for her birthday.

Unless you decide to start a baking business, and then I'll be your first customer. :P

Posted by: Denizzy on September 5, 2006 03:14 PM

Very cute, Miss Yano. They look tasty too.

Posted by: Trisha on September 5, 2006 03:20 PM

good job, looks yummy for the tummy

Posted by: on September 6, 2006 04:21 AM

Those are awesome. Damn, i want to eat every one of those little monkeys.

Posted by: noelle on September 6, 2006 07:31 PM

You clever girl! Adam burst into tears when he saw my Grover cake for his 2nd birthday. Yea, it was scary....but these guys are scary cute!

Posted by: SusanG on September 6, 2006 09:40 PM

LOL!!! You one smart mommy... i'm gonna have to copy these.

Posted by: Nino on September 7, 2006 01:00 AM

Next time you should try to make the nostrils smaller or the eyes bigger. The alternate view of these things are smiley face-russians with big ears...and two large pieces of charcoal in their enormous hats.

but they're very cute!

Posted by: Sam on September 7, 2006 07:03 PM


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