It Had to Happen Eventually

Well, my friends, it had to happen eventually . . .

Last night, I had an EPIC muffin fail.

That’s right, I finally made muffins that well and truly sucked.

*sigh*

But they looked so pretty . . .

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All swirly and cinnamony and nice.

Right?

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I even made a little drippy icing to drizzle over the top.

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Lookers though they might have been, they tasted like old dumplings.  Just way too thick and tough and generally not good.  The pictures tell a different story, but you’re going to have to trust me on this one.

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Good thing I work with a lot of boys and they’ll eat anything.  Five minutes in the breakroom and these puppies will be a distant memory.

What was your last kitchen fail? 

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14 thoughts on “It Had to Happen Eventually

  1. Oh nooo, that is sad, because they do look so pretty and tasty!

    My last kitchen fail was actually with the blueberry-lemon cheesecake bars I posted on my site the other day. The first batch I added zests and juice from THREE lemons instead of two (not sure what I was thinking) and they tasted soo so gross- like sour cream cheese, ick!

  2. oh my gosh~the pictures make them look way amazing!

    let’s see….i have had my share…..my ganache covered cupcakes…..i tried to increase the ganache recipe by adding a little more of this and a little more of that….oye. a runny chocolate mess! lol….oh well, trial and error right!?

  3. At least they look pretty! My last kitchen fail was def not pretty enough to take a pictures of. I put basically every possible cookie ingredient into a chocolate oatmeal cookie and it just didn’t come out right. Hm, wonder why! Oh, and I also made a nasty smoothie with peaches and spinach that tasted AWFUL. Promise I’ll post my next miserable kitchen fail–makes life more interesting, lol! 🙂

  4. No worries, your next batch is bound to be delicious. Oh kitchen fails–latest one was coffee banana soft serve. I think my expectations were too high. I was expecting fro yo and got…bananas. I’ll have to give it another shot!

  5. They look so good!! Kind of makes me want a cinnamon roll this morning with my coffee 🙂 Sorry they didn’t turn out so well! But – you are right – boys will eat ’em! 🙂

  6. I’m glad I’m not the only one that sometimes makes a hot mess in the kitchen! I once burnt chocolate in the microwave so badly that it filled the entire room with smoke. The smoke was so thick that i couldn’t see my hand in front of my face, and the entire house smelled like burnt chocolate for over a month when I used the microwave. Ugh. At least those muffins look amazing:) Too bad they didn’t taste like it though!

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