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Sunday, August 7, 2011

cake n' cereal treats....!

cereal & cake pops

....so this is kinda like halloween in august...remember these monster cereals...?

....frankenberry, count chocula, and my all time fav....boo-berry (for some reason i love love love blueberry flavored stuff)!...i found these on sale at tar-jay for like $2 a box at the end of the halloween season and had to get them....i loved these when i was a little kid and begged and pleaded until my mom gave in....now that i have kids i totally get why she gave us a hard time on the sugary cereals....but they always remind me of being a kid...so i usually also say no when the kids beg for a box of trix...but randomly i do bring one home for them (although i don't let them eat it for breakfast--just can't do it....but it's a "treat" after dinner....)...anyway.....since i had all 3 boxes i was trying to think of something to do with them....so decided to food process the heck out of them and get some cereal powders to add to stuff....

....the first was cereal and cake bites.....i usually freeze extra cupcakes i make since it's so easy to do a "quick" project/idea with them....for these i used 1 cupcake and about 1 cup of the cereal powder and mashed them up until nice and crumbly.....then added enough icing until moist enough or until you can make a ball/bite that sticks together nicely....(don't these look like multi-colored meatballs??)....

.....then coat in candy melt/wafers like you would do for any other cake bite....and while still wet..... just roll in some of the crushed monster cereals....
.....and you get some really yummy monster cereal n' cake bites...
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.....see yummy....!
cereal cake bites

....or add a stick to them, well because as meaghan from the decorated cookie says...everything is better on a stick (at least i believe that's a quote...!)....

...and you have some very nostalgic monster cereal n' cake pops on a stick....!

monster cereal cake pops

....or of course you can add some of the cereal powder to some boxed cake mix batter.....

....and also add some powder to to some of your favorite vanilla buttercream.....
....and you get boo-berry, frankenberry, and count chocula cupcakes....!
monster cereal cupcakes

....that said you could always just eat a plain ole bowl of boo-berry and pretend you are 8 years old again....

....these were fun, fun, and fun....unfortunately my oldest kiddo told me never to make this kind of cupcake again.... :( oh well....you can't win 'em all...and i enjoyed these probably more than i should have....!

....happy monday to everyone....and a very happy early halloween!


17 comments :

  1. Such memories! This cereal was available year round when I was a kid and I loved it! However, my kids have never even tried it :( I seriously need to let them. I have seen it out at Halloween, but it's not a great breakfast. I love that you have turned it into a dessert! From the bites to the pops to the cupcakes, you made it all looks so great!

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  2. What fun ideas! Great looking pops and cupcakes!

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  3. What a GREAT recipe! I would love it if you came over to Cast Party Wednesday tomorrow and shared this and other recipes with us! :)
    Thanks,
    I hope to see you there!

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  4. What a clever way to have fun with cupcakes and make some cereal cake pops. Love it!

    I would love for you to hop over and share a link to this on my mommy solution meme.

    http://www.crystalandcomp.com/2011/08/the-mommy-club-share-your-resources-and-solutions-4/

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  5. My son would so want these for breakfast!! LOLOL How could I argue with him, they are cereal right?

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  6. what an awesome idea!!!!!!!!!!!!! so pretty! thanks for stopping by my blog btw :0)

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  7. How fun are these? Even my teenage boys would love them!
    Thanks for joining us on Cupcake Tuesday!
    ~Liz

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  8. Nice! A swing back to my childhood from the 70's!!

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  9. Very clever... my kids would love these. Who am I kidding...... I would love these!

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  10. ok THIS is cool beans...I love your blog.

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  11. Such a cute idea! Perfect for someone like me that LOVES her cereal more than anything! Thanks for sharing these ideas!

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  12. I use to BEG my mom to buy these and nope never. What is stopping me now. I am an adult and can have booberry whenever I want! These looks fantastically fun.

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  13. Awesome creation! Perfect for a party (please invite me). Would love for you to share these beauties on our recipe linky over at Momtrends:

    http://www.momtrends.com/2011/08/back-to-school-lunch-ideas/

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  14. So cute! I'd love it if you'd link this recipe up at A Little Nosh!

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