Tuesday, September 2, 2008

A cupcake of a contest

My Flyer colleague Bianca Phillips is a vegan, but she's also something of a cupcake specialist.

She's currently participating in the Iron Cupcake challenge and she would love it if you would vote for her here. The voting sheet is on the left side and her blog — Vegan Crunk — is third from the bottom on the ballot.

Bakers were asked to come up with a cupcake recipe using chili pepper and she came up with Holy Mole Vegan Chocolate-Chili Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream frosting.

Unfortunately, you can't actually taste the cupcakes — unless you whip up a batch for yourself, which you can do because the recipe is on the website — but if you want to trust me, and in this one particular instance you can, they were very, very good. Very good.

(I think the mole might have been my idea, so I'm going to go ahead and take credit for it here. Because, again, they were very good.)

I can't wait until next month's Iron Cupcake challenge.

The cupcake in question.


Anonymous said...

totally off subject, but really cute new pic....

marycash said...

Once again, I had to crop someone else out of the photo, but too bad for them!