Feb 21

Happy Birthday Nicky!

We celebrated this little love’s birthday this past weekend.

He looked a little different at his party, though.  You know – the way you’re supposed to look at your first birthday party.

My sister-in-law asked me to make cupcakes for all the kids who would be there.  She gave me the freedom to choose what I wanted to make, but as soon as she told me she was doing a primary color theme, I knew exactly what I’d be baking.

Yep…the famous rainbow cupcakes.  What else screams “birthday” and “bright colors”?

I saw a few recipes online but went with this one from The Girl Who Ate Everything.  I used the cake recipe and the frosting recipe, too…both were terrific.  I threw some Skittles on top, for good measure.

My brother wanted every kid there to have a chance to blow out their own candle…

Super messy to make, but definitely worth it – so pretty!
Happy birthday to my adorable nephew.  Keep on rockin’, buddy!  Love, Aunt Miss.
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10 Responses to Happy Birthday Nicky!

  1. Pam says:

    Adorable! The cupcakes look pretty and tasty too.

  2. Katerina says:

    Happy birthday to your little prince! Beautiful party!

  3. Lisa says:

    I’m so glad you found out about my linky party too. Glad to have you join me and I hope you’ll be able to join in again. Thanks for linking your beautiful cupcakes up. They look totally hot!

  4. Ben says:

    Melissa, those rainbow cupcakes are outrageous!(And the icing-on-face photo is classic!) I’m so glad you found my cooking blog so that I could find yours. Consider me your latest follower.


  5. So Cute!!! I love the colors!!

  6. The cupcakes are beautiful! Happy belated birthday little one!

  7. Joanne says:

    Aww such a cutie! Happy birthday!

  8. Shannon says:

    I made this recipe the other night in round cake pans to make a bunny cake for an Easter egg hunt party. The cake was delicious and everyone loved the rainbow cake. Thanks for the recipe, Melissa.

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