Designing a cupcake

You know that feeling when you deliberately challenge yourself to get out of your comfort zone and learn something new? Well I decided to do that the other day and it was a pleasant surprise.

Cupcake 2

Lets rewind here… A few days ago, I decided that I wanted to learn how to create some very simple designs using Adobe Illustrator. Let me tell you… it was not easy. In fact, it was more of a hair-pulling struggle. With that being said, though it was extremely frustrating and difficult there was a small light at the end of the tunnel which was the slow piece-by-piece progression of the design towards completion.

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Hi-Hat Cupcakes

The first time I ever saw/ heard of Hi-Hat Cupcakes was on Bakerella’s blog. They looked so cool. I couldn’t get the concept of dunking wet icing into liquid chocolate…. wouldn’t the icing just slip off and result in disaster? These cupcakes have been on my ‘to-bake’ list for about a year now and now that I’ve had my first attempt at these, probably never again or at least not anytime soon.

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