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03 May 2010

Since I am procrastinating big time..



Thought I would do a little post. I AM working on getting things ready for next week I promise! I am sure you have all seen the cute little canning jars with cupcakes in em.. Yup.. I made some today, but I didn't make the cupcakaes before and then put them in the jars, I put the batter right in the canning jars, I used the small jelly jars (that I got for .29 at goodwill!!) used a little less than a 1/4 cup of batter for each one and lined them up in a glass casserole dish. I had to bake them an extra minute or 2 is all. As soon as I took them out, I poked some holes in each one with a straw and put the frosting on, just enough to get the lid on without overflow, and screwed the lid on. I made Chocolate cupcakes and the frosting is peanut butter.. I am HOPING the frosting will melt a little and go in the holes.. that's my plan anyway. Planning on taking them with us to the hospital (I KNOW I will need a chocolate fix). Hoping they stay nice and fresh and yummy since they ARE airtight.

I originally thought the idea would be good/cute for favors ( with a MINI Ikea kids fork tied on with a ribbon. Or as a teachers gift, especially since it doesn't matter what the top looks like, you can cover the lid with fabric and the ring will go right over thin fabric!

I will miss all the blog reading I usually do when I should be cleaning. Hope I don't miss anything I NEED to know.. and who knows, maybe I will procrastinate a little more and do another post in the next week!

19 comments:

  1. yum! Do you have to do anything to the lids? or just screw them on because the bottoms are hot?

    ...and sending thoughts and prayers your way!
    hugs
    Kim @ http://frostmeblog.blogspot.com
    party inspiration

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  2. I know nothing about canning.. but I figured since the bottoms were hot it would help seal them.. I tried 1 to make sure and it seems to have worked :)

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  3. New follower from TTA! Love for you to come visit and follow me!

    Hope you have a great day :)
    Shelley @ Shelley's Swag

    www.shelleysswag.blogspot.com

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  4. Hi there! Poppin' in from Tuesday Tag to be your newest follower. Hope you can swing by mine! Have a great week!

    Bridgette Groschen
    The Groschen Goblins
    www.groschengoblins.com

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  5. Cute idea. I will have to give it a try.

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  6. Found you through Tuesday Tagalong and am now following you

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  7. Following you now...from Tuesday Tag-Along!
    Jennifer @ The Craft Barn
    http://thecraftbarn-ny.blogspot.com/

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  8. i have heard someone talk about these cupcakes in a canning jar and I am so confused I will come see you again when you have even more info and pictures I am your newest follower from tuesday tag along and if you have time visit me
    http://nf1andpre-kwhisper.blogspot.com

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  9. I make cakes in a jar every year! They are so fun and everyone is so surprised that you can bake them in there. They are good for a few months! Enjoy!

    Stopping by from TTA...I am your newest follower.

    I saw your previous post too...prayers are with you.

    Holly
    504 Main

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  10. What a great idea! I'm going to give it a try!

    Vising and following from TTA

    ~Lauri
    http://knitsandreads.blogspot.com

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  11. Thanks Holly.. a few MONTHS.. wow.. I had NO idea.. I am hoping for a week lol!

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  12. I am a new follower from TTA. I am keeping all of you guys in prayer. May the hand of God watch over you and keep you. I am also praying for the surgeons, nurses and other personnel for steady hands and acute senses. God Bless.

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  13. What a great idea! I may have to try this, thanks for sharing.

    So sorry about your little one, I will be praying for complete healing and as you said, for this to be over.

    And I agree, let's get our girls to wear Gymboree 'til age 30. I LOVE it!!

    Are you getting excited for the Farm Chicks show? :)

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  14. Funny, I pointed those jars out to hubby a few weeks ago, I thought theye were so cute. Cant wait to here more about the cupcakes!

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  15. I love your cupcake idea! Im one of your newest followers from Tuesday Tag a long ~
    please join me on my Candle blog for a Gold Canyon Gift Set Giveaway at~
    http://candlesinks.blogspot.com/
    Thanks,
    Melissa

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  16. Wow, those look AMAZING! I've never seen anything like it before. YUMMY!

    I'm stopping by from Friday Follow. I absolutely LOVE your blog. I just became your newest Follower. I hope you will come visit me, too, and return the love, if you like what you see.

    Please know that I am keeping your little man in my prayers. I am Following that blog, too, so I can keep up with what's going on with him. He is SO adorable!

    Well, have a happy Mother' Day!

    Blessings,

    Teresa <><

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  17. Ok GREAT IDEA with the cupcakes! Best wishes for a quick recovery for your little one!
    Hi :-)
    Following from the Friday Follow! You can visit me at www.savvycouponmommy.blogspot.com New Reviews/Giveaways post daily! Have a wonderful weekend / Mother's Day!

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  18. Coming over from Friday Follow!! I am a new follower! Can you link up some of your recipe posts on Midchix.com? We need some great new recipes! I have posted mine up on Midchix in the Flock named, Mama Can Cook" It is fun, free and it brings me new readers! I love the recipe with the bacon in the cookies!!! HELLO!!! YUMMY! my 2 favorite things...bacon and chocolate! Leaving to check out more of your blog! Have a great day!
    Mama Holli

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  19. Great idea. I hope your little one is better soon!

    Stopping by from Friday Follow. I'm your latest follower.

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma, What's For Dinner
    www.mawhats4dinner.com

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