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Sweet Surprise: Red Velvet Cuppie Truffles from Bakerella!

Sweet treats from Bakerella!
Today we received a sweet and completely unexpected gift in the mail from our favorite domestic goddess, Bakerella: mouthwatering red velvet cake truffles...decorated to look like our own Cakespy mascot, L'il Cuppie! Seems that Mlle. Bakerella must have enjoyed her Iron Cupcake prize, a custom piece depicting her exciting segment a few months ago on the Martha Stewart Show:

Martha and Bakerella
Because this was certainly a wonderful thank-you to receive! And upon opening the parcel full of cheery red-topped Cuppies, we realized that Bakerella had caught all of the little guy's mischievous expressions. One thing's for certain--the moment we left the kitchen they got up to all sorts of mischief. Let's see what we were up to, shall we?

This little Cuppie made a big mess...
This little Cuppie caused mischief


This little Cuppie learned to draw...
This little Cuppie got creative...

This little Cuppie went for the good stuff...
This little Cuppie has expensive taste

This little Cuppie liked what he saw...
This little Cuppie likes what he sees

This little Cuppie found Jesus...This little Cuppie found Jesus

This little Cuppie met some pigs...
This little Cuppie made new friends...

This little Cuppie saw the Space Needle (but got a little melted by the sun)...
This little Cuppie saw the Space Needle

This little Cuppie does not like skinny chicks...
This little Cuppie does not like skinny chicks

This little Cuppie got worried...and uh-oh, we haven't seen him since.
Sweet treats from Bakerella!

This little Cuppie got greedy...and ended up all alone.
Sweet treats from Bakerella!


Wanna make 'em? You can find the recipe for Easy Cupcake Bites at Bakerella.com!

Of course you also might like to see her sweet review of our friendship and the project here!



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Reader Comments (96)

The two of you are so sweet! ; ) I love these posts and hope the two of you get to meet soon.

October 1 | Unregistered CommenterAnali

Is that an edible Jesus?

October 1 | Unregistered CommenterJeanna

"this little cuppie met Jesus" was my favorite! oh and the one who didnt like skinny chicks. hahahah! u guys are so fun! I'm glad you and bakerella share your talents and passion with us. thank you!

October 1 | Unregistered Commentersharyl

These are per-fect!! How fun!

October 1 | Unregistered CommenterTartelette

a day in the life...i love it.

This is beyond adorable. Kudos to Bakerella for the lil cuppie creations and I LOVE all the trouble they've gotten in. My favorite, however, is the one who hates skinny chicks-- way to show the curvy girl love.

October 1 | Unregistered CommenterVanessa Contessa

Peter: Thanks! Glad you liked it! The greedy one is me too!

Food Librarian: You're too sweet! I concur about the 90210 girls, btw!

Happy Cook: Me too!

Peabody: There are no words for how happy I was!

Clumbsy: So glad you enjoyed! Aren't those piggies cute?

Morgana: Thank you!!

Lisa: So glad you enjoyed! They were super delicious too!

Jane: Merci!

Katie: Ha! Glad you liked that one!

Dana: I'm not sure, I think I have lost track!

Carol: thanks! Glad you enjoyed the fun!

Bethany: Glad you enjoyed it!

Recipegirl: The bigger question is, what were you doing up at 5.47!?

Sylvia: Isn't it pretty ultimate? :-)

Liz: Thank you, that is so sweet!

StickyGooey: you're so welcome!

EB: That Cuppie was definitely NOT OK.

Amywholou: Thanks! Glad you like Cuppie. He's got a bit of a dark side, huh?

Veron: hope you enjoyed it! Oh, I know you must have!

Granny: Glad you enjoyed! Hope you have fun making them with your grandkids!

Snooky doodle: Thanks!

Glass slipper: Thank you! She got the expressions spot on!

Deborah: You're sweet! Glad to give you a smile.

Atticelf: Glad you enjoyed it on both sides!

Ramya: Wow, that is high praise! Thank you!!!

Mandy: Yup, fancy that--you went to HS with Mr. Cakespy!!

Kyla: They were packed in boxes with the truffles close together so they didn't shift, with tissue paper topping them and keeping them in the box. Then, that inner box had a generous roll of bubble wrap around it and it was all within a bigger box. A lot of packaging but then again shipping foodstuffs is an art!

Louise: Yay! Thank you! It looks so great!

Katrina: I think soon! When we get back from NJ (going to my sister's wedding!0

Owl Chick: that's the next hope!!

Kati: Thank you so much! You're too sweet!

Amy: Ha!!! I kept coming back too to see the "before" pics.

Anali: Yea! I think one of these days I'll be meeting up with Bakerella!

Jeanna: Maybe, want a bite?

Sharyl: Glad you liked them! Yes, he can make some bold statements can't he? :-) Glad you enjoyed!

Tartelette: Aren't they perfect? I love them so.

Octavine: Glad you enjoyed!!

Vanessa: isn't she wonderful!? And yea--looks like those chicks need a cupcake or five!

October 1 | Unregistered CommenterCakespy

holy smokes, that is adorable.
you & she are so talented, I love it!

Just discovered your blog and I love it! Those little Cuppies look adorable and delicious!

October 1 | Unregistered Commentertaste tester

These. Are. Too. Cute.

So much so, it almost hurts!

October 1 | Unregistered Commenterbittersweetblog

Gosh! these are amazingly adorable.
I just keep smiling. and smiling ...

omg. too much awesomeness. also, i finally visited seattle this weekend! too bad I couldn't hit the sweet spots! But ill road trip soon again!

October 1 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Nieto

That is sooo ridiculously cute!
I loved the little story :P

October 1 | Unregistered Commenterrasilla


October 2 | Unregistered CommenterY

*great big =)* How amazingly cute are these little cuppies! Thanks for sharing such talent and time to entertain us! Sandra

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterSandra

Talent, talent, everywhere!

Thanks for sharing with us. I hope this little thanking journey continues... it's a fun ride. x

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterChantelle

Aww, very cute cuppies! :)

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterRomina

Jessie, you made my day again, and the cuppie that found Jesus was priceless! I love the expressions. Reminds me a little of Oh No, Mr Bill! I did a similar "photo shoot" with my Willy the Eggplant. At least you got to eat the cuppies. Mr. Willy rotted from the inside out!

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterDonna

You can't eat these little cuppies! Let them live and travel some more!

(hope that last one was really a cannibal...)

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterCookie Jill

OMG how adorable Cakespy!! I don't think I would dare eat one they are so beautiful and would gather dust on my dresser top :)

Rosie x

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterRosie

OMG how adorable Cakespy!! I don't think I would dare eat one they are so beautiful and would gather dust on my dresser top :)

Rosie x

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterRosie

Oh good grief those are adorable.

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterSuzyhomemaker

So cute!
I'm also in love with the Cuppie christmas cards.

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterSarah


October 2 | Unregistered Commentercraft pig

They're so cute!
I wouldn't want to eat the poor guys...then again :) YUM!

October 2 | Unregistered CommenterJaimee
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