Here are some of my wannabe Cake Boss attempts:
1. Cookie Monster and Elmo cupcakes.
I made these last year for my daughter's third birthday. What three year old does not love the fun and loving characters from Sesame Street. I had seen so many cake and cupcake versions of various SS characters that I decided to bite the bullet and try some cupcakes myself. I did countless searches on Elmo and Cookie Monster cakes and cupcakes to get tips and tutorials. I also researched how-to videos on YouTube. For two weeks straight I studied and planned how to make these fun treats. This is how they turned out: