Cupcake News: Cake Boss Has 2015, Limited Edition Holiday Cupcakes!

Holiday baking is no new idea, but it’s ok to admit if you’re not the kitchen goddess you’d like to be (or maybe you don’t even want to be). Fortunately, this year, Cake Boss’s Buddy Valastro is making providing gorgeous, holiday themed cupcakes a piece of cake (pun DEFINITELY intended). Whether you’re into the traditional red and white … [Read more...]

A Giant Cupcake for Hump Day

Wednesdays are tough, and sometimes, at the end of the day, all you really need is a horrendously tempting treat. If that’s the case, this recipe for one single cupcake, albeit a giant one, is right up your alley. It’s debatable whether this mega-treat is bigger than a toddler’s head, but it’s certainly big enough to feed a couple of people…or an … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Cupcake with Salted Peanut Butter Frosting

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Dark chocolate cake mix, some pretzels, peanut butter frosting and sea salt are combined here to make these unforgettable cupcakes. The cupcakes are easy to make – just follow the instruction on the box, add in correct ingredients and bake. While those are in the oven, the peanut butter, regular butter and sugar are combined to make the frosting. After frosting each … [Read more...]

Cupcake Photography Lesson #4: Colors

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When you’re looking for the perfect shots for your cupcakes, just the right light and shadow isn’t enough, as the most important feature of your photos should be the colors of your cupcakes – after all, they’ll the first thing that will lure the viewer! Don’t confuse more colors with a better overall effect, as in fact what counts is the perfect balance between them, meaning … [Read more...]

Earl Grey and Orange Cupcake Recipe with Dark Chocolate Frosting

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Tea always transports us to fabled and timeless places of old, be it real life epochs like the Victorian Age or fantasy ones like Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. Add a bitter taste of lemon and dark chocolate to it and you’ll have heaven in cupcake form. This cupcake consists of very noble flavors, as the melange of different but allied tastes in your mouth will show. The cream is … [Read more...]

7th Birthday Carnival Cupcake Tower

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What’s cuter than a standard carnival-themed birthday cake? A carnival-themed cupcake tower, of course! These cute cupcakes are topped with magician hats and wands, the letter “S” (in honor of the birthday girl), the number 7 (once again, in honor of the birthday girl), admission “tickets,” and tiny boxes of popcorn — all made out of the … [Read more...]

CUPCAKE CAPS

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It’s amazing what you can do with a little creativity. These baseball cap cupcakes are easy to create, and only require a little “elbow grease.” You can even use store bought cupcakes if time is a factor, although homemade ones work just as well. Some oblong-shaped cookies, colorful frosting, food coloring (to tint the frosting the right colors in order to … [Read more...]