I was so excited to make Martha Stewart's
homemade strawberry cupcakes
with homemade strawberry meringue buttercream frosting.
Just look at this wonderful recipe. :-)
I watched the little video on the left
and fell completely in love with that beautiful frosting
and the tiny wild strawberries.
I read the reviews of all the trouble
that others were having with the frosting,
but I was not to be deterred! ;-)
Did I make the beautiful, lovely, buttercream??
NO! I made a sloppy mess like most of the others did that tried it.
Luckily I had some cream cheese in the fridge -
to the rescue!
I just added some
I am still a huge fan of Martha,
the cupcakes were very tasty,
and I do want to succeed at the