IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

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I was just really very hungry (the site you are reading right now) is proud to host the lucky 13th edition of Is My Blog Burning, the mother (father?) of blogging food events originated by Alberto of Il Forno. The theme for this month is: My Little Cupcake (or muffin).

I was originally going to do a chocolate theme, but cupcakes have been on my brain recently. Perhaps it's because Easter is close, and I have visions of little "fairy cakes", as they are called in England, with white icing and pale pink buttercream flowers. Or maybe I am just a food fashion victim caught up in the trendiness of cupcakes. In any case, cupcakes it is. And since I sort of regard a muffin (the American style muffin, not the English kind) as sort of a nude cupcake, they are included here too.

Should you choose to participate, the only requirements as follows:

  • Your creation should be approximately shaped like the cupcake-silhouette pictured in the logo for this event (above).
  • Please post a picture if possible, and the recipe if you made it yourself.
  • It can be sweet, or savory. (A savory 'cupcake' with a matching 'icing'? hmm...)
  • Pictures of particularly attractive cupcakes made by someone other than yourself are accepted, as long as it is accompanied by a story relating said cupcake(s) to yourself.

The deadline for this edition of IMBB is Thursday, March 24th. This will give me a day to compile and report the results, so that we may rush out to gather the ingredients for our favorites in time for Easter.

As usual, please email me the link to your entry (or your whole entry if you don't have a blog) or just do a trackback ping to this post.

Let's make cupcakes!

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IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

oh i am THRILLED to have cupcakes as this edition's topic!

So many choices!

PS- did you mean for the deadline to be Thursday March 24th? :)

Stella | 4 March, 2005 - 17:45

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

oops, indeed, the deadline should be March 24th. :) (correct now)

maki | 4 March, 2005 - 17:48

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Yay! I actually found out about IMBB's category before it closed this time! I can't wait. You'll have my entry in a week or so.

Stephanie | 4 March, 2005 - 21:32

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I've never participated in an IMBB before, but I've always wanted to. I've also been meaning to try out some cupcake recipes, so I'm definitely participating this time!

Mariko | 4 March, 2005 - 22:45

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I'm in! Thanks for the idea. I recently made my favorite red velvet cupcakes (www.lovescool.com/archives/2005/02/14/valentine2005/), so I'll have to think of something new to try for this event. I can't wait to see the entries.

Kelli | 4 March, 2005 - 23:26

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

so are fairy cakes allowed too?

Sam | 5 March, 2005 - 00:51

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I think that fairy cakes are the same as the American interpretation of what a cupcake is...so yes they are allowed :)

Makiko Itoh | 5 March, 2005 - 01:57

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Hmm, this IMBB should be interesting. Cupcakes aren't the norm in Singapore so I wonder how my family and friends would take it. But anyhow, I'm sooo looking forward to it!

Mia | 5 March, 2005 - 04:46

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

As long as we don't have to make them out of "taboo" ingredients, I'm in! Actually for the Cake Walk IMBB I did make cupcakes. Should be fun to revisit. Nice one :)

Amy | 5 March, 2005 - 16:38

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Hi Maki,

I'll be so happy to participate. Thanks for hosting!

Reid | 5 March, 2005 - 21:08

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Hey, I am glad I checked this out. I have been wondering for a while what IMBB stood for ... yes, I am sort of new to this blogging thing and a bit dense (good for some dishes, but not for others). Anyway, I will make oodles of cupcakes this months on the occasion of my sweeties' 4th birthday. There will be some messy, smudgy, childfriendly cupcakes coming your way.

pickles | 11 March, 2005 - 05:55

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Love the theme for this IMBB, and will be tempted by many of the recipes here. Someday I will contribute to IMBB! and maybe even start a blog.
I think I missed the deadline this time... but here's the recipe for Black Bottom cupcakes I made last month, from David Lebovitz's Great Book of Chocolate (also posted on Leite's Culinaria, with photo):
http://www.leitesculinaria.com/recipes/black_bottoms.html

Lisa | 24 March, 2005 - 21:48

TrackBack from Grab Your Fork:
Wow. I can't believe I finally got my act together and made it to an IMBB finishing line. And before deadline too. Woohoo...

Grab Your Fork | 21 March, 2005 - 16:16

TrackBack from The Pilgrim's Pots and Pans:

Maki at i was just really hungry hosts this month's IMBB with the theme my little cupcake (or muffin). As soon as I read the announcement, I had decided on something with tomatoes, whether sweet or savoury. Alas, when the deadline drew near, I w...

The Pilgrim's Pots and Pans | 24 March, 2005 - 17:31

TrackBack from Seattle Bon Vivant:
My friend Alfie had generously shared with me one of her favorite cupcake recipes. It sounded amazing and I was sure it would turn out famously as not only is she a fabulous cook but every recipe she has

Seattle Bon Vivant | 25 March, 2005 - 09:09

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Cupcakes hmm? Or Muffins? Or..... Both?

This will be fun!

Christine | 5 March, 2005 - 22:25

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

perfect! glad to see the theme - and glad that you're back up & running! --for the longest time, when i came to this address to read your blog, it was - cucumber salad. cucumber salad. for the longest time!

hmm... cucumber cupcakes?

kelli ann | 12 March, 2005 - 05:55
Moira | 25 March, 2005 - 01:18

TrackBack from The Ballad of Yoko:
corn muffin with green onions and sour cream Originally uploaded by Foodies.Ever since I saw the posts for Is My Blog Burning?, I've wanted to participate, but I either ended up missing the deadline, or I couldn't think of what

The Ballad of Yoko | 22 March, 2005 - 05:16

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INT. WINNIE'S APARTMENT--BEDROOM--EARLY MORNING

Winnie is sound asleep in her bed , the comforter snuggled up to her c...

Delicious! Delicious! | 24 March, 2005 - 20:02

TrackBack from Upside-Down Pear:
I've never been a big fan of complicated muffins. Muffins ought to be simple things -- but they should never be boring. The other day, I was looking for something to use up some oat flour I'd ground (steel-cut oats + KitchenAid grain mill attachmen...

Upside-Down Pear | 26 March, 2005 - 03:46

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Yum Yum Yum! I can't wait. I adore cupcakes. I'm warning you now that I may not be able to control my cupcake urges once I start and may end up with more than one sort. Is that okay?

Lyn | 7 March, 2005 - 18:43

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

perfect! glad to see the theme - and glad that you're back up & running! --for the longest time, when i came to this address to read your blog, it was - cucumber salad. cucumber salad. for the longest time!

hmm... cucumber cupcakes?

kelli ann | 12 March, 2005 - 05:55

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Hello Maki,

You can check out my IMBB entry at
http://www.accidentalhedonist.com/index.php/2005/03/24/cream_filled_cupc...

Thanks for taking the time and effort to host this month!

-kate

Kate | 25 March, 2005 - 05:47

TrackBack from The Ballad of Yoko:
corn muffin with green onions and sour cream Originally uploaded by Foodies.Ever since I saw the posts for Is My Blog Burning?, I've wanted to participate, but I either ended up missing the deadline, or I couldn't think of what

The Ballad of Yoko | 22 March, 2005 - 05:18

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INT. WINNIE'S APARTMENT--BEDROOM--EARLY MORNING

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Delicious! Delicious! | 24 March, 2005 - 20:04

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In less than six hours, J and I will be soaring over the great American Midwest bound for New York City for our (early) anniversary trip. We will be spending the next week and a half putting our best...

Sweet & Savory | 20 June, 2005 - 08:14

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I don't think I've ever actually made a cupcake - I've made loads and loads of muffins, but not a decent cupcake! Shame on me! Now I have the chance to rectify that! Great theme Maki!

Zarah Maria | 9 March, 2005 - 16:04
Laurie | 13 March, 2005 - 05:32

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Can I get included too???

I don't know if I made it for the deadline, and I am a newbie in the food blog world, but I made tea cupcakes with anko filling.

It's at: http://www.epicureandebauchery.com

Thanks for hosting!!
Alice

alice | 25 March, 2005 - 06:59

TrackBack from Kerner on Food:
Every time I see an IMBB I intend to participate then I always miss the deadline (or slack off). This time I planned ahead and actually made cupcakes. Sarah's birthday was on Sunday and we had a party on...

Kerner on Food | 22 March, 2005 - 06:06

TrackBack from Cheat Eat:
It is good to be back on the IMBB wagon after missing the last two editions. IMBB 13 is hosted by one of my favourite food blogger, Maki of i was just really hungry and the brilliant theme she

Cheat Eat | 24 March, 2005 - 20:06

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Lyn, of course more than one entry is great :)

maki | 10 March, 2005 - 03:24

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Fun theme, Makiko! See you on the 24th! :-)

Viv | 13 March, 2005 - 21:39

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Just under the wire.... My Terrifying Bran Muffins are done and have been posted at http://tenacity.net/2005/03/tenacity-of-colon.html

Enjoy, and thank you for hosting!

Miss Tenacity | 25 March, 2005 - 06:59

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Wie angek

kochtopf.twoday.net | 23 March, 2005 - 16:29

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I've wanted to try my hand at a curry and chocolate dessert for some time, and this month's Is My Blog Burning theme of My Little Cupcake provided the incentive to finally get off my butt and do something about...

ma'ona | 24 March, 2005 - 20:41

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Whoohoo! I know what I'm making... Now, I just have to borrow a cupcake pan.

Jessica | 10 March, 2005 - 06:28

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I was really hoping to do this but I am all of a sudden flying off to England for a week and I am not sure I will be able to do it from there. So I am just going to have to give this one a miss. I had such plans for butterfly cakes too :(

Sam | 16 March, 2005 - 17:28

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

One of my favorite tasty tidbits, how could I not enter? My entry is in my blog today:
http://sweetnicks.blogspot.com.

Sweetnicks | 25 March, 2005 - 08:10

TrackBack from English Patis:
I thought I just have to make these remembering that Easter is upon us and they would make good substitutes for those chocolate eggs kids get *every* year. The muffins are miniature simnel cakes...

English Patis | 24 March, 2005 - 03:22

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"I have the best blackberry muffin recipe!"...

Simply Recipes | 24 March, 2005 - 22:15

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

cupcakes? you mean.... lots and lots of cute little baby cakes?? i'm loving this theme! :) can't wait!

Emily | 10 March, 2005 - 07:24

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I've read your other blog for a while but for some reason just started looking at this one after searching for information about Chinese steamed buns. So first off, great site!

Secondly, hooray for cupcakes! I've never made cupcakes or muffins outside of a cooking class I took last year (baking in my kitchen leads to overconsumption!), but I did make this yesterday:

http://flickr.com/photos/roboppy/6882784/

You can't eat it and it doesn't really look like a cupcake but...um. It smiles. :)

Robyn | 21 March, 2005 - 02:10

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I stumbled across your blog while I was doing some online research. I have heard of sweet cupcakes, of course, but never savory cupcakes. I wonder what the definition of the word includes.

panasianbiz | 29 July, 2006 - 21:12

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The syrup-soaked semolina cake known in assorted Middle Eastern locales as basbousa, harissa el loze, namoura, and probably some other names, is one of my favorite desserts. It pleased me greatly to find a simple and reliable recipe a few months ago, a...

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Nosh | 25 March, 2005 - 00:46

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Oooooh, a chance to give my new muffin pan a whirl! And to try out something yummy from my vast array of collected muffin recipes (clearly, I am a frustrated muffin-maker!!) I'll definitely be there on the 24th. Thanks for choosing such a fun theme!

Jeanne | 10 March, 2005 - 13:35

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Hmmm... The girls will like this theme! Although with April Fools Day coming up as well it is tempting to try the idea I saw somewhere, cooking mini meatloaves in muffin tins (which I do periodically) and then topping them with colored mashed potatoes to look like icing.

Ellen | 22 March, 2005 - 07:22

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

panasian, I wasn't sure either, so that's why I made the theme cupcakes and muffins. The participants sort of seemed to decide whether their creation was a cupcake or a muffin, and I followed their categorization!

maki | 30 July, 2006 - 08:19

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Cuisine Capers | 24 March, 2005 - 14:45

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Juicy pears ... crunchy nuts ... creeeeeamy goat cheese ... fragrant rosemary ... spicy spring onions ... need I say more? Yes? Before you dash off to the kitchen to whip these up, here is how I arrived at...

Nosh | 25 March, 2005 - 00:53

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

Ooooh, cupcakes? Marvellous! I have a flavour in mind already :)

Angela | 10 March, 2005 - 20:01

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

ALRIGHT !!! I did it. Not only did I actually bake something, but I did it in time for the IMBB. Cain't believe it. This time you get to have some Chicken Curry Muffins! They were teerific. You bet. Go have a look.

http://www.cyberbilly.com/meathenge/archives/000749.html#more

or

www.meathenge.com

Senior Biggles

Dr. Biggles | 23 March, 2005 - 23:50

TrackBack from The Girl Who Ate Everything:
failed moment of craftiness I spent the last Saturday night of my spring break making this. Oh, sadness. It's a good thing it's smiling, as that makes me feel a little better about it NOT REALLY LOOKING LIKE A CUPCAKE....

The Girl Who Ate Everything | 21 March, 2005 - 02:08

TrackBack from Cuisine Capers:
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Cuisine Capers | 24 March, 2005 - 14:49

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click to enlarge When Maki, of I was just really very hungry., announced that she would be the hostess with the mostess for this month's IMBB?, IMBB13: My Little Cupcake (or Muffin), I realized that I'd be able to

Who Wants Seconds? | 25 March, 2005 - 02:48

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

I'll add my appreciation for this month's theme. How can you not love a cute cupcake!

Nic | 11 March, 2005 - 05:05

IMBB 13: My Little Cupcake (or muffin)

A bran muffin that doesn't actually suck: does it really exist? Believe it or not, yes! Take a bite here...

Stephanie | 24 March, 2005 - 19:10

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