After the revolution everyone will have cake


I made this carrot cake cupcake recipe from Cupcake Bakeshop. The only things I did differently were to substitute 1/2 cup applesauce for 1/2 cup of the oil, and I didn’t use the candied ginger or pecans. (I like my carrot cake without any edible land mines.) The candied carrot sprinkles didn’t quite turn out – I should have cooked them in the sugar syrup a bit longer and then they would have reached crunchy texture. (They are nicely sweet as-is, though) πŸ˜‰

Most of these will be coming with me tomorrow night to knit night, because I have realized that the key to eating up 2 dozen cupcakes is to have 2 dozen people around to help you. I might try more again next week, perhaps something vegan-friendly. Dudes, there is a world of cupcake recipes out there and that is a world I would like to be a part of.

Now I have to get back to the ol’ thesis. It’s so close, in that I have a lot of pages written. But also very far, in that those pages still need more organization, and more backup with some literature. Oh yeah, and I also have to make sure I have an “argument”, or whatever. Psh. Such a small detail…


  1. ….Dude….those cupcakes! How many times did I try and reach through the monitor to get one? I’m embarrassed to admit the number, ok?
    ‘edible land mines’…how funny. I have a carrot cake recipe that calls for crushed pineapple…YUM…not like ‘land mines’ at all, the pineapple bits are tiny are blended throughout and mercy, it’s GOOD.
    If you want the recipe I’ll send it to you, so easy.
    The World of Cupcakes….
    I want to come to your knitnight!

  2. Hey, I’m hoping to manage to get to knit night tomorrow — yay for cupcakes! (Oh, and seeing you, of course! πŸ™‚

  3. I so wish I could be at knit night. Your cupcakes look dreamy!

  4. wiscjennyann · ·

    Mmm, cake! Oh, and GOOOOOO THESIS!!!

  5. cupcakes! those look yummy! i’m with you – no “land mines” in my carrot cake thank you very much!!!!

  6. Ooh the world of cupcakes is indeed a luscious one

  7. OK, now those just might be tempting enough to get me out of my house to knit-night! (but I’m sooo sleeepy; whatever to do?)

    I’m sure they’re delicious, and theyr’e also beautiful! I love the idea of candying carrots for “sprinkles” – awesome.

  8. They’re almost too pretty to eat! Almost. πŸ˜‰ You’re cupcakes look so good you could open a cupcake bakery. They’ve become very popular down here in the LA area. You’ve inspired me to make some on my next day off. Hope knit nightwas fun!

  9. and…yes…they were delectable. mmmm cupcakes. good job!

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