Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Breakfast Club Cupcakes


As soon as I heard that the Flavor of the Month was to make something as a tribute to John Hughes, I immediately got excited. I love his films! My top three favorites include, Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and Sixteen Candles.
I knew I wanted to make some sort of cupcake and I didn’t want to just make pink cupcakes. Then Natalie, from Bake and Destroy, reminded me about her French Toast Cupcakes. It was the perfect idea for my crazy, busy schedule.


I decided to make a basic buttermilk vanilla cupcake and throw in some cinnamon. For the frosting, I initially started with a maple buttercream, but didn’t like the taste at all. So that one went in the trash and I started again. The cupcakes were topped with cream cheese frosting and a dusting of cinnamon. Really the cupcakes weren’t much like French toast at all, but more like cinnamon cupcakes, but who cares because they were so good!


4 comments:

  1. Cinnamon Breakfast Club Cupcakes?!?!? I LOVE this idea! This means we can eat them for breakfast, right? ;)

    The linky is now open, so be sure to link up so everyone can see your yummy cupcakes!

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  2. Definitely can do these for breakfast...I know my reliable taste testers dived right around 8:30AM...yum!

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  3. Sounds good to me, french toast or otherwise. One of my favorite frostings is a cinnamon cream cheese (think Cinnabon). I'll bet yours is really great!

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  4. I love these!! The cinnamon sprinkled on top make them irresistible. :-)

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