Thursday, June 11, 2009

Inner Dessert

My sister T. has this theory about people.

She believes everyone has an "inner dessert." She has a mini-crusade at her office to bake everyone their "inner dessert" for their birthday.

One of my bosses (Boss #3 in the chain of command) is celebrating her birthday this weekend.

She doesn't like to publicize the fact she's a year older at the office. Which is fine--she shares her birthday with Flag Day. So I just tell people I bring treats in for "Flag Day."

This year I decided to do as the T. does and see if I could channel Boss #3's "inner dessert."


Even though I know I've blogged about these before--I think I nailed Boss #3's "inner dessert."


Boss #3 is always well put together. Even when she's getting 7:30 a.m. wake up calls from one of the partners asking her if she's at work after pulling an all nighter--she looks fabulous.


She's one of those people that has that innate sense of style.


Kind of like the Boston Cream Cupcake--it's sleek and stylish without really trying or being pretentious.


I'm pretty sure my boss isn't full of vanilla pudding though.


What's your inner dessert?

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Blogger Penny Karma said...

I love this concept! I think I might be cheesecake, but I'm going to think about it a little more.

9:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm not sure what I am....cheesecake, chocolate, ice cream....?
Love, Mom

12:23 AM  
Blogger Rebel said...

Good question.... first I need to spend some time drooling over those cupcakes, then I'll let you know.

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmm mmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

3:35 AM  
Blogger Rebel said...

I might be a s'more. Hard and crunchy on the outside, kinda gooey and sticky on the inside, you kind of wonder if it's worth the mess but then you get to the melty chocolate part and it's all good.

3:36 AM  
Blogger Kay aka dkswife said...

I would be a german chocolate cake. Really,with lots and lots of icing.

4:57 AM  
Blogger Crafty Christina said...

Gasp! Those look amazing! How does one get the pudding IN the cupcake?

7:35 AM  
Blogger Crafty Christina said...

Ooh, and my inner dessert is a caramel chocolate chip brownie. Crusty edges but sweet on the inside. :)

7:36 AM  
Blogger Poops said...

Hmmm, I'd have to think on that.

I think my inner dessert would be different than my favorite dessert.

I think it would have to be sweet, but not cloyingly so. Something you could have all the time and not get tired of. Something messy but easy to throw together--definitely low maintenance.

Possibly ice cream...or maybe something like a chocolate cream pie...

7:56 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

Rum cake! The only time I like rum.

8:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great idea with the cupcakes.
Inner dessert? Anything with chocolate! But you know, chocolate is a basic food group(at least in my world!). Love, Aunt Susan

8:49 AM  
Blogger Jo said...

Double Heath Bar Blizzards - sweet and crunchy and sometimes the pieces are a bit sharp.

9:44 AM  
Blogger Carol said...

My inner desert involves chocolate. Lots and lots and lots and lots....

10:45 AM  
Blogger Mother Necessity said...

Oh my gosh - those look awesome. Now I must find my inner dessert!

1:56 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Clever idea! You have lucky coworkers, getting all those yummy desserts! I pretty much only like chocolate desserts (especially brownies and chocolate chip cookies), with the exception of pound cake. I don't like pies at all. Not even chocolate pies. I also hate Jello. And pastries (if those count as desserts). Yes, I'm sure those officially make me weird!

5:47 PM  
Blogger Donna Lee said...

Those cupcakes look yummy. My inner desert would be chocolate mousse. Smooth and soft and fluffy with dark intense flavors. And with whipped cream for sweetness. Good comfort food

8:05 PM  
Blogger sgeddes said...

I like the idea of an inner dessert! My first thought when I saw those cupcakes was - Are they lemon? So lemon must be in my inner dessert. Hopefully with cream cheese frosting.

10:13 PM  
Blogger cpurl17 said...

I'm not sure what my inner dessert is. I like to be a Napoleon--layers and layers of goodnes. But I think I'm a red velvet cake.

10:49 PM  
Blogger Zonda said...

I have no idea of my inner dessert, but I want your cupcakes! ;)

11:03 PM  
Blogger Alisha said...

I am not sure....maybe brownies. They sort of go with the flow and can adapt to whatever you toss in them....that is me LOL

Those cupcakes look so good!

12:51 AM  
Blogger IrishgirlieKnits said...

Cupcakes...definitely! Okay, maybe petifores (can't spell it though?) from our favorite bakery!

These cupcakes look delish!!!

1:48 AM  
Blogger Linnea said...

I'm too impressed with your cupcakes to have even the remotest of ideas about what my inner dessert is. But I bet it's probably messy.

4:25 AM  
Anonymous Sarah said...

My inner dessert is definitely full of nuts.

6:15 AM  
Blogger turtlegirl76 said...

*drool* That looks so tasty!

8:27 PM  

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