zaterdag 6 maart 2010

Adopt-A-Blogger + Sticky Toffee Cupcakes for my Mom's Birthday

The time has come to tell you about Adopt-A-Blogger! Kristen of Dine and Dish first came up with Adopt-A-Blogger a couple of years ago and this is round #4. I actually already wanted to sign up for round #3, but I missed the deadline back then so I had to wait for the next one. Now my time has come! Adopt-A-Blogger is about 'veteran-bloggers' helping 'newbees' out with all their questions and giving them advice. Now I don't consider myself a veteran at all, in my opinion I still have a lot to learn about blogging, but I feel that everyone can learn from everyone and this event seemed like a great way to meet new bloggers. Now let me introduce you to my two adoptees:

First there's Molly, from Duchess of Fork, who is starting a new career as a teacher in Northwestern Florida. She's married to the Duke of Pork and they have a Maltipoo called Ruby. Molly started blogging in July 2009 after drooling over other cookblogs for a while. She cooks up delicious meals. In fact her first post looks like the perfect dish for me: Chicken Fajita Pizza with Avocado Cream.

Then there's Sarah, who writes catch a cub in it's den, who lives in California and she and her boyfriend recently moved into their new appartment with a kitchen to die for! Sarah started blogging back in July 2008, she blogs about her travels as well as recipes. I love the Challah French Toast she cooked up for her boyfriend on Valentine's Day.

Now on to today's recipe: Sticky Toffee Cupcakes. My mom asked me to bake 15 regular-sized cupcakes and about 90 miniature cupcakes that she could take to work with her on her birthday. Last week I saw this recipe for Sticky Toffee Cake over at Marie's blog The English Kitchen last and I immediately knew this was the pefect recipe for my mom, I just had to transform the cake into cupcakes!

The cupcakes needed about 25 minutes in the oven, the recipe made exactly 15 cupcakes! These were a big hit, even if they were a bit sticky: but that's to be expected from something called sticky toffee cupcake :) The recipe can be found here.

3 opmerkingen:

A Year on the Grill zei

I think adopt a blogger is a terrific idea. What a kind use of your time.

Those cupcakes look terrific, I would love some chocolate toffee rigth now

well done

catchacubinitsden zei

thanks for the write-up Marthe! you really put some time and thought into it, and it is appreciated.

Leslie zei

Adopt a Blogger sounds like such a worthwhile program. And those cupcakes are to die for!