Sunday, December 14, 2008

Holiday cheer

Tis the season for gingerbread cupcakes and peppermint bark! Joanne hosted a holiday open house last weekend, kicking off the holiday baking...I made gingerbread cupcakes with maple cream cheese frosting, which may be my new favorite frosting. I mixed chopped candied ginger into the batter, and the cupcakes were filled with cranberry apple butter and topped with a pomegranate seed (from the tree in the backyard at Chez Maman)...twas a nice combination of flavors.

Gingerbread cupcakes with maple cream cheese frosting
Holiday cuppies

And of course, peppermint bark, an annual tradition...

Peppermint bark
Bark bark

The highlight of the party was holding baby Ryan. He really is adorable!


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snoopyjoanne said...

i'm glad you enjoyed the party and thank you for bringing the yummy goodies! i can't ever get enough of the peppermint bark especially :)