It’s all about presentation

29 Sep

Last week I was in charge of teatime in the NYC office. I’ve really wanted a cupcake tree for awhile, so I decided to use this as an occasion to buy one and raise the bar on teatime snack presentations.

Notice the apple cider and real decorative gourds!

For the cupcakes themselves I just followed basic recipes for chocolate and vanilla, but I made this salted caramel frosting to make it a little more interesting. And I added candy corn to make it a little more plastic-y autumnal.

Doesn't it kind of look like a theme park ride?

both photos by Julia Smith


2 Responses to “It’s all about presentation”

  1. Julia "Cheverly" Smith September 29, 2010 at 3:17 pm #

    In this case, it was about presentation AND deliciousness.

  2. JungFu October 3, 2010 at 3:45 am #

    Wow. I want to eat the gourds and the flowers too.

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