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Goodbye, Sage!

July 26, 2008

So, the time has unfortunately come for my friend to move. First, she’s going to visit her family in Florida, then she’s off to Sweden for grad school for two whole years. Sad. But I’m so happy for her.

Tonight, we’re having a little get-together in the park, with friends from work (a vegetarian cafe at school). I got her this book, made her a batch of chocolate chip cookies for the road, & also baked these Kahlua cupcakes for the party from VCTOTW:

I just used the chocolate cupcake recipe, added 2 tablespoons of espresso powder & swapped a little Kahlua for some soy milk. The frosting is probably enough to give you a buzz. I used Kahlua for all the liquid in the chocolate buttercream recipe, & probably added 2 good teaspoons of espresso powder. They pack quite a punch! Now the real test is how well they’ll hold up on the bus…

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. July 27, 2008 2:04 pm

    Delicious looking cupcakes! I always experiment with different liquors in frosting; Kahlua is a fave!

  2. July 27, 2008 6:15 pm

    Those look absolutely amazing! Alcohol, coffee, and chocolate are such a delicious combo.

  3. July 27, 2008 6:32 pm

    i am LOVING the amount of vegan posts on tastespotting these days!

    these cupcakes look amazing, so glad i stumbled on your blog!

  4. July 27, 2008 7:44 pm

    Um sounds delicious! And they are vegan!

  5. Celine permalink
    July 27, 2008 10:07 pm

    I’ll have a couple (hundred) of these, please.

  6. July 28, 2008 2:20 pm

    Thanks everyone! Yeah, booze + chocolate is…nice.

  7. July 29, 2008 6:36 pm

    Thanks for your comment on my blog. OMG, your pictures are gorgeous!

  8. Jennifer permalink
    July 29, 2008 7:24 pm

    Those cupcakes turned out great! Good job!

  9. August 8, 2008 1:50 am

    That frosting looks perfect – I never get it to look like that!

  10. vegtasticvoyage permalink
    September 21, 2008 8:26 am

    I just made these, and hot damn and halleluja! I actually added a little extra espresso powder to the frosting. And, of course, the omni I shared them with was in awe that it was vegan. Love it.

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