A very, very good friend of mine ( I will refer to them as the G's) got the winning bid. I know the money collected goes directly to the school ( a really good cause, especially since LA unified is in the toilet), but heck, she could have gotten the sweet treats without the winning bid.
Today was her son's birthday party, whom also happens to be one of Isaac's best friends. I called her mid week, last week and suggested I make one of his favorite desserts for the party. After all, my monthly baking obligation starts the first week of April. We will just call this a little bonus for being my friend, and for my love for her son.
He wanted cupcakes. Easy-peasy! He wanted white cupcakes with white frosting. No chocolate. He requested a blue and orange theme. I made my favorite vanilla cupcakes (see post ) with a super simple buttercream frosting (he also requested no cream cheese!).
4 oz unsalted butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3-4 Tbls. milk
Mix first four ingredients in mixer. Add milk to desired consistency (I added too much milk- I kind of blew it).