"Life Is A Piece Of Cake" is written by guest blogger Angela McKeown, author of Momopolize.
People. Cake. People like cake. People are like cake!
Building a friendship is a lot like baking a cake. The most important thing to remember as a baker is to take your time because a small mistake along the way can have a large impact. When baking, each step in the process of turning individual ingredients into a baked treat is crucial and rushing through one can destroy the finished product. The same is true for a friendship...
- Completely cream the butter and sugar to keep get rid of any grittiness. You want your friendship to be as smooth as possible.
- Don't over-beat the eggs. No one wants to end up with a dense friend.
- Sift the flour and add slowly or you will have a bumpy ride.
- Properly grease the pan or you will end up in a sticky situation.
- Don't set the oven too high or the friendship will end up a little burnt around the edges.
- Don't set the oven too low or you will have a friend who is half-baked.
- When things get heated, take the time to let things cool off or everything will just crumble apart.
- Perfecting the batter of your relationship will provide a good foundation for a sweet, lasting friendship. And having a truly good friend in life is the icing on the cake.
- Vanilla Cupcakes with Caramel Filling seem plain and boring at first glance, but once you get to know them you find they are filled with sweetness.
- Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes get attention because they are rich and decadent, but you get your fill of them very quickly and don't want to see another one for a while.
- Devil's Food Cupcakes, the troublemaker that you just can't stay away from. You know they are bad for you, but you just can't help yourself.
- Turtle Cupcakes are a little nutty, but basically close to perfection.
- Red Velvet Cupcakes appear very regal, but upon closer examination are actually ordinary but try to make themselves look like something special by adding something artificial.
- Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes are the life of the party, but at the end of the night can leave a bad taste in your mouth.
- Maple Bacon Cupcakes initially seem odd but end up being refreshingly original.
- Savory Corn Cupcakes don't sugar-coat anything.
- Lemon Meringue Cupcakes have a bitter outlook when at the bottom but lighten up when they are on top.
- Blueberry Cupcakes are your loyal, true blue friends. They are really good for you.
- Cupcakes with Fancy Decorations create an instant attraction to their beauty but you find out they have no substance and can be dry and stale.
- Don't get me started on Muffins. They are just so fake.
"FUNNY FACE" (PHOTO FROM WILTON.COM)
You can actually turn your friends into cupcakes with edible photo toppers!
Wouldn't it be fun to select a cupcake flavor that best describes each of your friends and put their photo on top? You could throw a party where each friend would see what you think of them by the flavor you picked...well, maybe that wouldn't always be a good thing!!
If YOUR friends were cupcakes,
what kind would they be???
Thanks to Cupcakes Take The Cake for the opportunity to be a guest blogger! I hope you all enjoyed my post and that you will come over to Momopolize for some more fun! ~Angela
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