Tuesday, November 3, 2009

A...B...Cupcakes Finished!

Well my friends - we made it. I have now officially baked a different batch of cupcakes for each letter in the alphabet. It all started back in March earlier this year, and now in November it is complete. So here is a little recap, in case you missed it...

A is for Almond
Chocolate almond cake topped with almond swiss meringue buttercream and a chocolate covered almond.

B is for Baileys
Baileys cake topped with Baileys swiss meringue buttercream and drizzled with chocolate ganache.

C is for Caramel
Spice cupcakes topped with brown sugar swiss meringue buttercream and brown sugar crystals.

D is for Doughnuts
Doughnut cupcakes filled with raspberry jam, topped with a doughnut glaze and sprinkled with sprinkles.

E is for Eskimo Pie
Chocolate cake topped with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream, drizzled with chocolate and sprinkled with 100's and 1000's.

F is for Ferrero Rocher
Chocolate cake filled with Nutella and a roasted hazelnut, topped with Nutella swiss meringue buttercream and chopped hazelnuts, drizzled with chocolate and finished off with half a Ferrero Rocher.

G is for Guinness
Chocolate Guinness cake filled with dark chocolate ganache, topped with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream and green sugar crystals.

H is for Honey
Honey cake topped with peanut butter swiss meringue buttercream and drizzled with honey.

I is for Irish Whiskey
Irish Whiskey cake topped with coffee swiss meringue buttercream and an Irish Whiskey chocolate.

J is for Jubes
Strawberry, lemon and orange cupcakes topped with strawberry, lemon and orange SMBC, then sprinkled with coloured sugar and topped with a jube. 6.5/10

K is for Kit Kat
Mint chocolate cake topped with mint swiss meringue buttercream, chocolate sprinkles and a Kit Kat.

L is for Lemon
Lemon cake filled with lemon curd and topped with lemon swiss meringue buttercream.

M is for Marshmallow
Cherry ripe cake topped with rocky road.

N is for Nougat
Honey, almond and orange syrup cake topped with nougat cream and pieces of nougat.

O is for Oreo
Chocolate Oreo cake topped with Oreo cream cheese frosting and an Oreo.

P is for Peanuts
Chocolate cake with half a peanut butter cup inside, topped with peanut butter swiss meringue buttercream and half a peanut butter cup.

Q is for Quick Oats
Anzac cake topped with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream and an Anzac biscuit.

R is for Raspberry
Raspberry white chocolate cake, topped with whipped cream and raspberry jam.

S is for Snickers
Chocolate cake filled with caramel and nuts, topped with caramel swiss meringue buttercream, pieces of Snickers and finally drizzled with chocolate.

T is for Toblerone
Toblerone chip cake topped with Toblerone swiss meringue buttercream and a piece of Toblerone.

U is for Un-Cupcake
Chocolate cupcake pops (chocolate cake mixed with vanilla buttercream and then coated in milk and white chocolate).

V is for Violet Crumble
Chocolate cake topped with honey swiss meringue buttercream and pieces of Violet Crumble, and then drizzled with chocolate.

W is for Waffles
Blueberry-buttermilk cake topped with maple syrup swiss meringue buttercream, sprinkled with blueberries and drizzled with maple syrup.

X is for Xiaodianxin (cookies)
Chocolate chip cake topped with brown sugar swiss meringue buttercream and a cookie dough truffle.

Y is for Yogurt
Lemon yogurt cake topped with blueberry swiss meringue buttercream.

Z is for Zebra
Zebra cake topped with chocolate and vanilla swiss meringue buttercream.

Holy moly that is a lot of cupcakes!

Thank you everyone for voting every week - I hope you found this project as fun as I did, and please stay tuned for a new and exciting project starting next week!


Chatterbox said...

I never knew alphabets could be so yummy. You make my mouth water each time I am around your fragrant blog.

These cupcakes are simply fabulous.
Keep up the 'tasty' artwork Alicia.


Chantel said...

What a lovely post Alicia - lovely summary and so cool to see all your hard work!

I loved how you put the picture next to each description.

Congratulations again on finishing!

Can't wait to see what's next :)

Rhianne said...

This needs to be a book! I've loved this project, cant wait to see you next one!

Kat said...

I started reading your blog around the 'v' cupcake so it is great to be able to see all the different ones you made. I have bookmarked a few that I would love to try as soon as uni exams are finished. Can't wait to see what you do next!

Christy said...

There was only one bad thing about this ABC of cupcakes... not being able to eat them.

Well done Alicia, its been great, what is the next project??

Rose said...

Oh my gosh, that is a heap of cupcakes! And each one looks as good as the next.


Anonymous said...

Congratulations for making it Alicia! Well done. I have really enjoyed voting and watching!

Anonymous said...

Christy - you'll just have to wait until next week to find out what the next project is ;)

boots said...

wow - your one amazing baker- you should make a coffee table book with all these recipes!!!!

Gala said...

That was such a great idea and I enjoyed each post about them. Couldn't wait to see if the one I voted for would be chosen one and what you would create from it!
Really, you've done an amazing job!

Ash said...

This is awesome!! Look at them all!!
I love this idea!! Job well done!!

Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets said...

Uh...you are my hero. Congrats on finishing and thanks for the wonderful cupcake resource you've given us!

Kasey at Thrifty Little Blog said...

Yum! Thanks for making this post- the ratings will be especially helpful :).

Paris Pastry said...

Aw too bad it's done! I've enjoyed reading about the cupcakes so much, especially choosing them! I can't believe it started in March - how time flies!

Little Miss Cupcake said...

What a beautiful collection. Congratulations. Can't wait to see what you bake up next!

Miss Dot said...

Gosh, when you see them all together like that it's really something! I'll bet that feels like a real accomplishment :) Congratulations!

And thanks for your compliments on my new blog look :)

emma wallace said...

Oooh! I'll have to read your backlog of yumminess- that F and G cupcake sound divine. Congratulations on your project culmination!


Elissa said...

Wow, that is quite a list. I loved this project, and have printed them all off to try one day myself (what can I say, you inspire me to bake!) Really looking forward to what is next.

Kate21 said...

You rock lovely lady!

Rachael, Pistachio Press said...

What an incredible feat! I have loved eating vicariously through your blog each week - cupcakes are my favorite sweet indulgence. I can't wait to see what you work on next!!

miranda said...

congrats on the sweetest alphabet i've ever seen and wished to eat!

apparentlyjessy said...

Congratulations on completing the awesome project Alicia! I am impressed with each and every cupcake you made. Look forward to seeing what's up next!

Rachel said...

I envy you and now I know where to come when doing cupcakes :)

Leslie Limon said...

I couldn't read past "F". I did eventually but, I love Ferrero Roche! Is the recipe on here? Very creative list!!!

Anonymous said...

Leslie - yep all the recipes are on my blog - you just need to click on the link next to each cupcake photo :)

Mermaid Sweets said...

Alicia, well done, what an accomplishment. They were so cute and professional looking. Hope you are feeling better, I just survived a nast cold, not fun. And, congrats on your halloween cupcake win!!