Thursday, February 19, 2009

My Edible Birthday: A Photo Essay

Sheep-topped cupcake

Nick gave me a sheep made of frosting atop a huge chocolate cupcake from Whole Foods. I carried the cupcake home after work and the sheep slid a little to the side of the cupcake, creating this awesomeness:

Sheep-shaped smear


A birthday gift

Here's an Odwalla bar from Dave. He claims they taste healthy, like eating a tree. I plan to try it for breakfast tomorrow anyway.

New Cookie Friend

Paradis
has a new cookie. Oats, chocolate chips, cinnamon, and melted/toasted marshmallows. ZOMG, to borrow an abbreviation. "Light," as Dan said. "Delicate crumb" was how I put it. However you describe it, it beats the pants off their chocolate chip cookie AND the brownie, both of which I have raved about on certain days.


Ice Cream Social

Brownies

Then I had some neighbors over to eat brownie sundaes. The one I constructed for myself was banana, peanut butter marshmallow brownie, vanilla ice cream, melted caramels, and sea salt. Other toppings available included 3 or 4 types of nuts, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, chocolate bars to grate, candy pieces, sprinkles, Nutella, and more. There were three brownie varieties on hand.

It was a good day. I hardly even feel sick to my stomach.

p.s. Dan got me some awesome British snacks to blog about. They'll be coming to the site soon!

4 comments:

Matt Cassity said...

My takeaway brownie was eaten about 15 minutes after I left last night.

Jennette said...

Leftover brownies brought in to work this morning did not last long, either. Rachel's double-chocolate King Arthur Flour brownies were the first to go.

Bets said...

Happy Birthday! That sheep cupcake...so cute!

Jennette said...

Thank you! They also come in shaggy dog, apparently.

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