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50th Anniversary Cupcakes

I was asked to do cupcakes for a lovely couple celebrating their 50th anniversary from my home church in Bowmanville, St. Paul's United.  So, I went with my standby of chocolate, vanilla, carrot and lemon cupcakes.  2 dozen each in regular and mini.

I did up a legend again, this time I used hearts on the cupcakes and the background I did golden hearts.  I had run out of mini cupcake liners from Flour Confections so I had sent Mr. T on a mission to get some from the Bulk Barn, but no such luck in finding anything suitable.  He went to Michael's next and found gold ones which was perfectly suitable for a 50th anniversary party.  I forgot how much I don't like using these kind!  They are hard to separate and when you finally get them separated they are out of shape.  Lesson learned, this is why I like to stick to black liners to be neutral no matter what batter you're using.  

This was the first time I've used the cake stand where I didn't have a cake on the top.  It really looked like something was missing.  Next time I will do a decoration to add some height.


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