I got on and read Susan's blog about the cookies she had made and that quickly jogged my memory... I forgot to blog about... THE cupcakes.
These aren't your average cupcakes. Nan ordered "the pinkest icing you have" from the store. Not a tiny carton but, a giant tub. And I mean giant. It weighed easily 5-10 pounds. Anyway, it came and I was astounded. Nan asked Leslie and me to go ice the cupcakes for the Colloquium tomorrow.
*side note. Colloquium is like when a speaker from another school comes and gives a lecture on something to the graduate students and any physics professor who wants to join. We normally make lunch for all of them. It's every Wednesday.
Anyway, she asked us to ice the cupcakes that would be the dessert. I had the honor of opening up what the store had labeled "neon pink" icing.
It was neon. It stained my hand in seconds. It stained anyone's mouth who even thought about eating one. The pictures really don't capture just how BRIGHT this icing was. I tried really hard. But, it was just SO bright. I mean when you blinked or looked away you saw it's negative. It was so crazy!
I can't imagine how much food coloring went into the tub of icing. Or how many of those graduate students are going to be diabetic after eating one of those.
I took plenty of pictures. So... enjoy. :)
Oh. And Happy Late Valentines Day.