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Megans Cookin: E is for Excellent!

Friday, March 7, 2008

E is for Excellent!

Last week, my friend April of Abby Sweets, gave me a bloggy award. Before I even told her how much I appreciated it, she...

gave me another award. A "you make my day" award. Thank you April!

You made my day, my week, my month!!!
Thanks for reading my blog and being my friend.
I wish I had an appreciation award to give you!

To celebrate such a fun day, I made something that has been talking to me for weeks. Every since I saw these on Bakerella, I've lusted after these. Cake balls! Or for a better sounding treat, I like to call them Cake Bites! They were a must try! I used a confetti cake mix with the confetti white frosting. Half dipped in semi-sweet chocolate and half in white. I really like the semi sweet better then white chocolate, but, I thought they would be prettier dressed in white. I used the sprinkles that came with the frosting for the tops of the white ones.

These were excellent and made my day, just like my awards!

I would like to pass both these awards on to some people who I also love to read. They are regular reader's of my little 'ol blog and they're always there with a sweet comment.

Carla of Chocolate Moosey

Karen of Do Better

Patsy of Family, Friends and Food


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I loved these when I saw them on bakerella too! I just made some this week. I love the confetti cake idea! Something about that cake mix I can't get enough of!

March 7, 2008 at 11:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks! Aren't those little cakes so fun! I'm sure the confetti cake looks very cute inside.

March 8, 2008 at 7:19 AM  
Blogger Patsyk said...

Megan - those are too cute! Those might be fun for a kids birthday party instead of cupcakes. :)

Thank you, so much, for sending those awards my way! I do enjoy reading your blog quite alot and it's such a compliment that you are passing them on to me!

March 8, 2008 at 11:53 AM  
Blogger April said...

I love making cake bites! Yours are very cute!

March 8, 2008 at 4:59 PM  
Blogger glamah16 said...

These are cute. I always have scraps of cake in the freezer, from projects. Maybe I can turn them into little bites like this.

March 8, 2008 at 6:08 PM  
Blogger Carla said...

I got quite a surprise when I read your post! Thanks for choosing me for the awards :) Those cake bites look awesome! I never would have imagined making them with cake. I checked the recipe on Bakerella's site and saw that it used red velvet cake. However, your picture makes me want to use the funfetti cake kind. I bet you could do so much with the flavors!

March 9, 2008 at 12:07 PM  
Blogger Megan said...

joy-It's my hubby's favorite.

karen, your welcome and yes, these little cake bites were a blast.

patsy-And lass waste for the little shnookems. Your welcome-hope it made you smile!

april-The white ones really look like a scoop of ice cream :)

coco-Great idea!

Carla- your welcome, a nice surprise! and yea, you could do so many variations. There fun!

March 9, 2008 at 4:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely cake bites!

I'm inviting you to party with me!

Win some chocolate from my-sister-in-law and I...we blog about from Australia...and her from Michigan. Here's the link:

What am I doing in Australia? I married an Aussie...and moved to Brisbane, leaving my family and friends and all the right-side-of-the-road drivers in America.

Win a handmade pocket place mat from my blog Comfort Joy Designs. Here's the link:

Want to know more about life in Australia? Visit my A Cup of Joy site where I keep up with my family and friends in America. Here's the link:

Happy Partying!

March 9, 2008 at 9:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Megan, I was stopping by to say "hi" and am so glad that I did. WOW, the cake balls look fabulous. They are really so enticing.

Hoping all is well with you.


March 10, 2008 at 12:48 PM  
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March 11, 2008 at 8:29 AM  
Blogger Suzana said...

Those cakes are so adorable with the confetti!

Thanks for dropping by my blog. Funny your hubby's family come from Portugal 'cause I was wondering about it when I saw 'pires' in your email address. It's a small world, indeed!

March 11, 2008 at 8:29 AM  
Blogger Gigi said...

I really have to make these, I've them bookmarked for ages. The confetti cakes look delicious!

March 11, 2008 at 4:04 PM  
Blogger Marq said...

Oooh, how cayute Megan! I just made cake balls this week too (Sunday afternoon)! What a coincidence! The possibilities are endless with these little cuties.

March 12, 2008 at 8:14 PM  
Blogger Cakespy said...

I absolutely heart Bakerella. GORGEOUS truffles!!

March 13, 2008 at 8:44 AM  
Blogger Mehgan said...

Ohhhh, I made these for a bbq we had on Memorial Day last year! They are SO good, and they don't last long. So easy to make, too. The confetti cake ones were my favorite. I also would love to do a lemon/chocolate version, and possibly a red velvet version, just need to figure out the logistics of it.

March 13, 2008 at 12:55 PM  
Blogger JenMarie said...

Oooo, love the looks of those cake balls!
Good grief, I've found a whole other blogging worlds now, cooking blogs!!!!!!

March 16, 2008 at 7:26 PM  

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