Here is part two of our dinner and baking day!
After we finished the Creme puffs, Lindsey and Rudy made pesto pasta for dinner while I made Paula Deen’s Red Velvet cupcakes with Cream Cheese frosting .
Lindsey and I make pesto together often, we LOVE pesto. On this day i had gotten a ton of fresh dill from my CSA box so she made a dill, spinach, basil, goat cheese pesto.
I don’t have step by step photos of the pesto just the final (super yummy) product.
Here’s what’s in it-
Basil (from my garden)
After it was made in the food processor, she heated it on the stove with-
Now onto the Red Velvet Cupcakes
1- Cream together the butter and sugar
2- Add eggs, then vanilla
3- Add red food coloring
4- Add Buttermilk
( I made it with milk and vinegar since I still don’t have buttermilk, but this time I used a vinegar with honey in it)
5- Add flour and cocoa
6- Add baking soda / vinegar mixture (not pictured, oops!)
7- Scoop into pan
8- Bake, cool, and frost!
Enjoy! What did you bake this week? I would love to hear what you made this week and see your blog posts about it!