What’s more perfect than baking cupcakes with one of your best friends in an air-conditioned house on a hot, humid day? :D Jessica and I spent all of yesterday catching up at her place, since I only get to see her a handful of times per year. We started it off with a box of Pillsbury Moist Supreme cake mix in Classic White. : )
The selection of frosting at the small grocery store I went to was pretty limited, but I was able to get a container of Duncan Hines Classic Chocolate. Definitely a great choice! The consistency is thicker and sweeter than Betty Crocker. ; )
My mom already had baking cups in our house, too! :D
After mixing the batter, scooping them into the cupcake tin, and baking them for about 22 minutes, I was a little surprised by how yellow they turned out. The box was very misleading in this aspect – I was kind of expecting them to come out as white as the photo had depicted. We didn’t evenly distribute the batter, either, and many were muffin-sized. No big deal, though. :P
Here’s the end product after cooling and frosting. I promise to start piping once I get really serious with cupcake-baking! I never like how messy mine always turn out to be when spreading it on with a knife. They were delicious nonetheless. :P They were much closer to being white on the inside, haha.
In other news, while I’m waiting for the new season of True Blood to start, I’ve been watching episodes of Nip/Tuck in the meantime. I know it’s an old show, but I love my medical dramas. :P The series follows the lives of two plastic surgeons and the patients they work on. It’s actually been really interesting, until I got up to season five – where the plot gets somewhat bland, and too many unnecessary minor characters are introduced. I may actually stop watching soon, since I’ve found new hobbies to spend my summer vacation on – which I promise to post about soon. Until then! ^.^