The Milk Chocolate Cupcake with Fresh Mint Icing recipe starts off with a moist, milk chocolate cake batter. Next, a lightly whipped chocolate icing is made. Lastly, using freshly chopped mint leaves, a mint buttercream icing is prepared and piled high on top of the miniature cake. The overall flavoring of the cupcake is cool and delicious with a little kick.
Implications - Food that is considered "good" by today's standards no longer has to be expensive gourmet created by the most skilled chefs. There is an increasing demographic of urban foodies who have taken the concept of great food into their own hands, symbolizing a consumer need for control and a more hands-on approach to entertainment as a result of the economic recession.