An Irish Blessing
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and the rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.
Pot Of Gold Cupcakes
You will need:
Striped sour candy strips
gold chocolate coins
1. Whip up a batch of your favorite cupcakes.
2. Cover with green frosting. If you are feeling extra crafty you can use the decorative piping tip that gives you the look of grass. I was out of time so we just piped on a large amount of frosting. You can never really have enough frosting.
3. Make the rainbow by forming striped sour candy strips into an arch and sticking the ends into the cupcake. You may need to trim down the candy strip a bit to a piece that is about 6″ long or whatever length works for you. The shorter they are, the better they will stand up.
4. Insert the gold chocolate coin into the cupcake on one end of the rainbow.
Make a bunch and share. A wise leprechaun once told me that sharing will bring you the luck of the Irish. Or a pot of gold. Or maybe these little babies will just taste better if you share ’em. Like so many things in life, they are better when shared with those you love. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!