This is my entry for this month's Iron cupcake challenge. This month the chosen ingredients are nuts and seeds. I chose to use aniseed and almonds.
This is a vanilla almond cupcake with aniseed and a hint of lemon. It has an almond centre (although not much visible in the photo cause it has the same colour of the batter) It is topped with whipped cream, aniseed, chopped almonds and a drizzle of caramel. A cookie made from ground almonds, lemon, semolina and aniseed compliments this cupcake.
If you like this cupcake don't forget to vote for me, don't worry i will remind you :) Our March ETSY PRIZE-PACK is from artists:A Bunnycake Easter Plushie by DOGBONEART, http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=21636297.A whimsical piece by CAKEASAURUS, http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5729584.as well as a pair of cupcake earrings from LOTS OF SPRINKLES at http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6057281.a collection of all new printed cupcake liners, 200 in all from Sweet Cuppin' Cakes Cupcakery, http://www.acupcakery.com/PLUS, IronCupcake:Earth can not forget our good friend, CAKESPY, http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5243382, who is now going to be doing a piece for our winner each month until further notice - sweet!
Last and certainly not least, don’t forget our corporate prize providers: HEAD CHEFS by FIESTA PRODUCTS, http://www.fiestaproducts.com/, HELLO CUPCAKE by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson, http://blog.hellocupcakebook.com/, JESSIE STEELE APRONS http://www.jessiesteele.com/; TASTE OF HOME books, http://www.tasteofhome.com/; a t-shirt from UPWITHCUPCAKES.COM http://www.upwithcupcakes.com/. Iron Cupcake:Earth is sponsored in part by 1-800-Flowers, http://www.1800flowers.com/ .
And go to No One Puts Cupcake in a Corner on the 1st of the month to vote for your favorite cupcake!