29 January 2009

Iron Cupcake : Wine Now Open for Voting

If you follow my blog, you know the drill for Iron Cupcake where bakers come up with something original using the specified ingredient....I have made two fabulous creations for the January IC:E challenge: Wine.

The first is the UltraViolette Kir Royale Cupcake

A pink champagne cupcake infused with violet, topped with a kir royale buttercream, fresh raspberries and served in a white chocolate cup. This is more than decadent...it's a champagne lovers' sweet dream!

The second is my Drunken Pear Cupcake

A golden Port Cupcake topped with a Caramel Buttercream and Pears Poached in Port infused with cinnamon, orange rind and clove, and then caramelized. Inside is a rich ooey, gooey dark chocolate ganache. Delicious & divine.

Voting is open til 4 February, 12 noon US central time. To vote, you need to visit No One Puts Cupcake in a Corner. Select your top three cupcake choices (Little Miss Cupcake, Little Miss Cupcake!) and then check the corresponding boxes in the column on the right. Thanks to everyone for voting!


  1. I am off to vote for LMC! They both look delicious. How is one to choose?! Bonne chance!

  2. Have voted Cat - what delicious looking cakes... think I would have to go for the Drunken pear though..mmmm