Monday, July 28, 2014

420 Cupcakes

Let the action begin! We arrived in Florida last Friday morning with 36 hours to crank out 420 baked, frosted, and decorated cupcakes. Our dear friend, Kaitlyn, was getting married and we were excited to be able to share a tiny part in the pre-wedding preparations. 

Kori's family was so gracious to open their home to the 'busy bakers'. With plenty of counter space and a handy mixer, we laid out our stack of ingredients and began whipping out the yummy cakes. Thankfully, Kori had 100 cupcakes already baked when we arrived, so with that encouraging head-start, we dug in:

Mixing up the batter.

The oven was working non-stop!

Kitchen smiles

A friend, Alyssa (Bates) Webster, lives in Orlando and we were excited to have her join us.

And the process of frosting begins. 

The bride requested several different flavors, styles and colors, so we had a great time planning for the variety of different cakes.

All ready to go!

Pretty in purple.

Dainty flowers

We even had the guys help us out with some of these!

Dark purples

Frosting, anyone?!


"But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You;
Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them;
Let those also who love Your name
Be joyful in You."
Psalm 5:11


Family Perrine said...

Perhaps you all should open a bakery in addition to the ministry and the irrigation business. You have enough time for that right? God Bless you all!

Anonymous said...

Are Alyssa and the Bates friends of yours?

Lexi said...

Can I have a red velvet cupcake? Looks like you all had a fun time baking. Are you all friends with the Bates and Duggar's? I know you all are friends with the Bontrager's.
In Christ,

Tashia said...

How fun! That is neat Alyssa could come! :)

Cryslyn said...

Ohhh, those cupcakes look delish! Baking is so fun, and even more so when you have siblings and friends to help out. :-)


Rebekah @ Heritage of Grace said...

Yum, I want a cupcake now! The purple ones look so cute. Great job!

Jessica said...

That's a lot of cupcakes (and a lot of fun!). It reminds me of the time we baked around 200 chocolate chip cookies for the troops for Christmas!

Abigail said...

How lovely! I made a cake for my sister's birthday this past month, and decorated it with chocolate and vanilla roses like the ones Elizabeth was piping with the purple frosting. :)

Alison said...

Oh, how fun! And sweet... and yummy!

And you even got your guys to help out -- what troopers. ;)

I bet your friend really appreciated all of your kitchen labors!

Alicia said...

Wow! what a blessing. The cupcakes look wonderful and I know what a blessing that had to have been for the family.