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All That Glitters Is Gold

    ~Glittery Gold Cupcakes For The Soul

Gold and silver glitz cupcakes

 ~~~ Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups grated carrots (about 5)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

~Siamese Gold  


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg in a medium bowl. In another medium bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the eggs, sugar, brown sugar, and canola oil until light and thick. Reduce speed to low and add the flour mixture, beating just until blended. Stir in the vanilla, carrots, and walnuts until well blended.

~Hot Gold

~~~Line 12 cup cupcake or muffin pan 2/3-full with batter. Bake until the cupcakes are puffed and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool the cupcakes completely.

~Liquid Gold

~~~Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
H&M gold dress ~ Afternoon Tea at the Ritz Gold.

~~~Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed until creamy (2-3 minutes). Reduce speed to low and add powdered sugar in 2 parts incorporating vanilla extract 1/2 way through and mix until incorporated (scraping down walls with rubber spatula each time). Add cinnamon and fold by hand into frosting. Serve within 24 hours.

Maddalena Marconi handbags~Princess Diana  Gold.

~~~To Assemble:

Generously frost each cupcake with pastry bag and cut 1/2-inch off the tip. Add edible gold glitter stars if desired.

Tiffany gold key pendant~Tiffany Gold.


   ~~~Buon Appetito!!!  Perfectly Frosted Cupcakes

      ~I Luv U Gold! Kiss Glitters 

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  • Reply
    Renee CK
    March 6, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Forget the cupcakes- if I could find that gold lipstick and the cupcakes would do anything to remove it, I’d totally forgo them. And that purse…I died!

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      March 6, 2011 at 5:57 pm

      ~~And I loooooooooooooooooooove the dress…so feminine & classic. xxx Luv U sweets.

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    March 6, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    I love this post!! The gold is beautiful all the way around.

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      March 6, 2011 at 5:57 pm

      The gold just drips all over the place. I like it! xxx Kisses

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    March 6, 2011 at 5:48 pm

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    March 6, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    I hope preheating the oven isn’t for the cute kittes?

    Love you,

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      March 6, 2011 at 5:58 pm

      Only you would notice that…..i love you LOTS! As much as the kittens.

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    Joan Macdonell
    March 6, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    That dress is fabulous! and I LOVE the kittens!

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      kim sisto robinson
      March 6, 2011 at 6:47 pm

      The dress is sooooo FAB! And yes, the kittens R “out of this world.” xxx kIsses to you, Joan.

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    March 6, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    These cupcakes are making me HUNGRY!! I want one! Do you have a recipe for moist, delicious, easy pumpkin-chocolate muffins? (Although the pictures might not be as glorious!) I love you KIM!

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      March 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm

      ~~~~I’ll ask my mom about the pumkin muffins. Love U, too, Ginger!!! xx

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    Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella
    March 6, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    I’m just loving the gold pieces that you’ve chosen! And the cupcakes are definitely Hollywood glamour! 😀

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      kim sisto robinson
      March 6, 2011 at 10:56 pm

      ~~~~Yes, So Hollywood….So Glamorous….So Movie Starish… xxx Kiss

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    March 6, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    Hey Kim !

    I’m getting ingredients for the white cake tomorrow!!! So excited.
    Gold is awesome too!!
    It reminds me of you!!


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    Blond Duck
    March 7, 2011 at 5:20 am

    Those cupcakes would have been perfect for my friend’s birthday! Dang it!

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    March 7, 2011 at 10:26 am

    I love gold——————- it is suppose to go up to 2,400.00 an ounce.

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      kim sisto robinson
      March 7, 2011 at 10:31 am

      ~~~ if you like it so much, buy your daughter some. Just kidding.
      I don’t care, daddy…i dont’ give a damn about the material stuff anymore. Nothing lasts….Only love….
      And I love you more than all the gold in the Universe. xxxxxx

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    March 7, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    I loove gold. And that gold Tiffany key! I want one
    Of those kittens!!!

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      kim sisto robinson
      March 7, 2011 at 3:56 pm

      ~~~you already have the key 🙂 and the kittens…can you believe those darlings? xxx

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    Blond Duck
    March 8, 2011 at 5:59 am

    Have a wonderful Tuesday!

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    March 8, 2011 at 8:25 am

    I was reading this and saw the sweet little kitties and then saw the copy under then about pre-heating the oven. that woke me up. 🙂 Fun blog and I used to wear gold lipstick – but I think you would have known that by now. 🙂 xxx

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      kim sisto robinson
      March 8, 2011 at 9:18 am

      ~~~~~Yes, i can see you in gold lipstick…and also the Hippy White!! Luv to you from MN & blowing Kisses xx

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    (Florida) Girl with a New Life
    March 8, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    Just writing to tell you I love your blog. And am following your twitter. 😉

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      March 8, 2011 at 7:47 pm

      Thanks, Florida Girl. Love yours, Too!!!!!!

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    76ers Girl
    March 10, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    You should take part in a contest for one of the best blogs on the web. I will recommend this site!

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    September 25, 2012 at 7:40 am

    That recipe sounds yummy, but I want to know if those kittens are real or is the pic photoshopped?? I have never seen cats colored like that and I`ve had them all my life. I`m 52 so yeah, that`s a new one on me..:) If they are real, where can you find them?? I`d LOVE to have one!!

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    October 9, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    Okay so I just received a pic on my Facebook of your kitties and have been trying to figure out what breed they are and it is driving me crazy lol can you please tell what kind of cats they are??? Thank you 🙂

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