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Easter 2012

I was planning on doing an Easter egg shaped cake for our family dinner at my parents' house, but I saw on Pinterest chocolate cupcakes baked with a full size Cadbury Cream egg inside.  Then I found cupcakes with a Lindor White Chocolate truffle inside and decided to go with these instead.

For the chocolate cupcakes (I can't find the link to the original picture) I froze the Cadbury Cream eggs overnight first, placed an egg in each cup and poured the batter over top.  The eggs were cheapest at the Dollarama.  $0.69 each versus $0.89 at the grocery stores and the 3 pack was $2.99?!

For the vanilla cupcakes I baked them first then as soon as they came out of the oven snipped an "X" on the top of each one and inserted a truffle.  Of course I could only find these truffles at Shoppers for $7.99 for 12.

Both were iced with butter cream icing flavoured with almond extract.  Topped with a few Easter chocolate eggs.

Table humour between courses.


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