Today is Yusef's 17th birthday. There is no birthday photo to share. Neither of the boys will cooperate for pictures. This one is from our trip in August to Germany, taken from a distance.
Last year for his birthday, he requested red velvet cupcakes but, for some reason, I thought they would be difficult to make. So instead, we opted for a boxed cake mix and store bought frosting, which no one liked. This year, I took the time to make homemade red velvet mini-cupcakes. I even made enough to take to school and they were a big hit.
Won't be making them again, though. I'm not too keen on using food coloring in recipes.
Earlier in the week, I made chocolate slice with chocolate icing.
A small loaf to have at home.
And a miniature batch for school.
The recipe is from Catherine's blog A Time to Create.
Every time I make it, someone asks for the recipe.
In fact, before I forget, I need to go write out two recipes for friends at school.
Hope you are having a wonderful Wednesday.