Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Cakesicles


The day of Halloween we hosted my family's monthly party to celebrate November birthdays. We had a great time and many of us wore costumes which was fun! Prior to the party I asked my sweet niece what she wanted to eat at her celebration and she said "popsicles". Well it's not quite popsicle weather so I searched around and decided to make "cakesicles" using these pans. They were really cute and some of them actually held up! I used this recipe for the cake and this one for the icing with the usual minor adjustments to both (sucanat, coconut oil, and almond milk).

We tried my chocolate chip cookies in them too and I think those would have help up even better on the stick except I didn't watch those carefully enough and they burnt. Yeah, the cakesicles bake super fast so watch them closely! I really want to perfect these though and be able to ice both sides because they were SO yummy and enjoyable. We sprinkled chopped up almonds on some and the sprinkled-looking ones actually have chia seeds (which are incredible!) on them so there was an added bit of healthy goodness :). They did actually look like sprinkles and added the same bit of crunchiness which was nice. Anyway, the birthday girl and boy were very pleased!

The rest of the day was spent cleaning up and then we went on a nice walk and saw the local kiddos in some interesting costumes :). We did have some come to the door too but not as many as usual for whatever reason. It really was a great weekend though...

Hope you all had a great one as well!

6 comments:

jade said...

okay. my first thought was 'what are those and how do i get some?' :) very cute cakes indeed!

Erin said...

adorable. sounds like you've been a busy mommie as usual. :))

Mary Beth said...

They look yummy!

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Joslyn said...

these look fantastic. what a great idea!

maya said...

you're too much. how cute are those??

Kim-Fille de Fleur said...

Hi I just found you and learned for the first time about Chia seeds! I did a little reading and found out I needed them! My first order will be here next week. Thanks so much for the information. Your blog is really fun and informative.
Thanks, Kim