"I see you left me the cupcake," it said.
You supply the cupcakes and frosting, and designer kits from places like Cupcake Cuties gives you everything else you need -- embellishments and wrapper sleeves -- to make the most talked about centerpieces of your next party.
A great cupcake centerpiece idea can turn a lackluster display into a truly exciting layout that will serve the dual purpose of inviting people to look and taste while filling the need for a table centerpiece.
A group of cupcakes might be frosted with a bright pastel, such as spring green or dusty purple, topped with cheery fondant flowers, and served on a cupcake stand or cupcake tree with a small cake as the topper.
If you can't think of a way to fit your design onto single cupcakes but you think it might work in a bigger shape, try making a cupcake mosaic picture by combining several decorated cupcakes in a specific placement.
A potential pitfall is planning a display that involves far fewer or far more cupcakes than you actually have; to prevent that from happening, sketch out a rough design that includes a place for each cupcake.
Their cupcake maker is exceptionally popular, and comes with everything your girl needs to make a sweet treat - four cake mixes, four frostings, mixing bowl, spoons and a spatula, and even a frosting tool.
If you're good with fondant, you can probably craft almost any piece of food from a cupcake, and even if you're only a beginning decorator, you can follow a simple design or recipe to create a fun look.
Sheet cakes and large round cakes are common at weddings for brides and grooms who want to save money, since they don't cost as much as tiered models, and any cupcake cake can be made in a flat rectangular or circular shape.
Using black gel food coloring draw concentric circles on the top of the cupcake, about four will work.
For more Easter cupcake decorating ideas, try checking a seasonal cookbook out from the library, paging through cake decorating books, or looking through online cake galleries with focused search results.
I didn't touch the cupcake.
A crest featuring a cupcake and a flowery N hints both at status and relaxation.
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cupcake range to be a huge success.
They're great for bake sales, school parties, and if you're on a diet, you can even limit yourself to one cupcake without too much guilt because they're so much smaller than average.
Begin by drawing stripes on solid colored cupcake liners with a marker.
Paste the solid colored cupcake liner on top of a printed one.
Paste the photo in the center of the solid-colored cupcake liner.
A carrot-cake cupcake is a natural choice for Easter.
Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
Bake the cupcakes for 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
Bake for 22 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
Halloween is the time for sweet treats and no Halloween party would be complete without some fun Halloween cupcake ideas.
Since each one can be decorated differently, you can use all your Halloween cupcake ideas on the same batch.
If it comes out clean, the cupcake is done.
Fill each cupcake cup two-thirds filled.
Spider cupcake: Ice the cupcake with chocolate icing; stick four black licorice laces on each side.
Add two candy eyes in front and you have a spider cupcake.
Spider web cupcake: Frost the cupcake with white frosting.
Drag a toothpick from the outside to the center of the cupcake so the food coloring now looks like a spider web.
Add a small plastic spider in the center of the cupcake.
Jack o' lantern cupcake: Frost the cupcake with orange colored icing.
Ghost cupcake: Frost the top of the cupcake with chocolate frosting.
Draw a ghost on the top of the cupcake with white frosting in a piping bag.
Insert the cookie into cupcake frosting that's been dipped in crushed cookies like the wormy cupcakes.
Print out a clip art image of a birthday cake or cupcake, then decorate with eyelet "sprinkles" for a fun and festive look.
Many of the small punches come in pairs of related designs, like a Christmas tree and a snowflake, a two-piece cupcake, or a pair of butterflies.
Cupcake wedding cakes are an interesting and tasty new trend.
A cupcake wedding cake can add a whimsical touch to an already enjoyable situation.
Each guest can pluck a cupcake from the tower or "cupcake bar" and carry it back to his or her own table.
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Line Cupcake pan with paper or foil muffin cups.
Cupcake wedding cakes are a lot of fun to decorate and can be as casual or elaborate as you like.
If you have a cupcake cake, choose cookie cutters in cupcake shapes in order to make your cookies.
Another idea instead of having a wedding cake and topper would be to have a cupcake wedding cake.
Cupcakes could either be arranged to form a depiction of Jack and Sally, or have a simple Nightmare theme decorating each individual cupcake.
There are many ways to personalize cupcake wedding cakes to suit any couple's dessert preferences.
An offshoot of the popular cupcake wedding cakes trend, couples are now choosing to have single serve miniature cakes to each guest.
Have the bride leave the room and tell guests they must do their best to decorate the cupcake with the same design as the cake.
Using a timer, let each person on the team decorate for 30 seconds before passing the cupcake to the next person.
Most couples who have cupcakes at their wedding receptions display them separately in a stand or cupcake tree with several different levels.
Guests are then invited to approach the cupcake display and take the desserts they want, with no plating or slicing involved.
For a look that mimics that of a standard wedding cake, a decorator can set up a tiered cupcake wedding cake using multiple levels.
A cupcake cake is a group of cupcakes that is arranged very close together in one or several layers and is frosted uniformly to resemble a flat cake.
To mask funny curves at the outline of the cake, request that the decorator pipe on scalloped edges or buttercream flowers at the top and bottom borders of the cupcake cake.
Keep in mind that it just takes a bit of extra work to make a cupcake cake elegant.
Or use cupcakes as your "polka dots;" ask your decorator to frost each cupcake with a bright color, and place all of the cupcakes in a pattern around a simpler looking cake.
Tie a ribbon around the wrapper of each cupcake.
Frost simply and top each cupcake with a fresh flower.
Place a plump berry or fresh segment of fruit on each cupcake.
Serve guests a cupcake cake in the shape of a heart, flower, Claddagh ring, or other wedding design.
Decorate each cupcake with a tiny "bouquet" of fondant or gum paste flowers.
Ask the baker to fill each cupcake with fruit curd, mousse, ganache, or a second flavor of frosting.
A cupcake stand is the traditional way to display a lot of cupcakes, but if you're having a really big wedding, you might worry about fitting all of the treats on the stand.
You can also use a cupcake tree, much like a cupcake stand, to display and serve your small treats.
The two terms are often used interchangeably, but a cupcake tree is often made of wire and has individual slots for cupcakes instead of just shelves on which to place them.
Decorate the area around your cupcake display with fresh flowers, pearls, dragées, gold dust, or rose petals.
To riff on the idea of what you might do with a traditional cake, try making a flower cascade down the side of a cupcake display or placing fresh flowers in between each tier of a stand.
When the time comes for dessert, simply pluck a cupcake off the display and enjoy!
Hello, Cupcake! by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson is one of the best cake decorating books on the market.
You can roll out, cut, and form individual cupcake toppers and cookie decorations in the same way you would create decorations for a cake.
Cover a cupcake in buttercream frosting.
Frost a cupcake with buttercream frosting in white or even light pink.
Place them on top of a cupcake frosted with buttercream, cream cheese or whipped cream icing.
Place each end of the rope on the opposite side of the cupcake, creating a "handle" for the basket.
Take it a step further by taking the liner off the cupcakes and doing the basketweave piping around the entire cupcake.
Present each cupcake on individual platters for a beautiful spring dessert.
Even if you want to skip making an bunny cupcake, chick cupcake, or basket cupcake, you can still make plenty of cupcakes for an Easter celebration.
Form butterflies out of gum paste and put on top of each cupcake.
Food Network's little lamb cupcake tells you how to make a lamb cupcake design using mini-marshmallows.
Top your cupcake with fondant flowers in pretty spring pastel colors.
Make mini-egg sugar cookies, decorate, and place upright on top of a cupcake covered in green buttercream, piped with the grass tip.
From a simple basket design kids can make to a pull-apart cupcake bunny cake, plenty of cake designs for cupcakes will fit into your spring dessert menu.
Rather than just smoothing plain or colored frosting onto a cupcake, come up with ways to decorate cupcakes that make them look as festive as a full-sized tiered or sheet cake.
Using a star tip, cover the top of a cupcake with tiny stars.
Using a large rosette tip, swirl the icing around the top of the cupcake, moving in as you rotate the cupcake.
Unwrap the cupcake and do the sides in basketweave if you desire.
Lattice: Use stiff buttercream to create a lattice design on the top of the cupcake, or make a royal icing lattice design in the shape of a circle, oval or heart.
Let the royal icing dry and then place it upright into the buttercream-frosted cupcake.
Roses: Ice the cupcake with a thin layer of green buttercream frosting.
Make one rose out of buttercream frosting large enough to cover the entire top of the cupcake.
Add small candy coated chocolates, unwrapped chocolate coins, jellybeans, and other candies to the top of your cupcake.
Edible flowers are another great choice for topping a cupcake.
When you are trying to think of a design for a cupcake, think of other cake designs you enjoy doing and scale them down to fit onto a cupcake.
A creative cupcake display enhances even the most artfully decorated cupcake.
Although you can simple serve cupcakes on a platter, a stand adds dimension to your cupcake display.
Plenty of cupcake stands are available for purchase, from wire stands to acrylic cupcake holders to individual stands.
After choosing your cupcake stand and arranging the cupcakes, you should consider decorating the display itself.
Commonly found on wedding cake or anniversary cake, they are also perfect additions to a cupcake display for a baby shower, birthday party or tea party.
Add greenery, like leaves or even a garland, around the base of the cupcake stand(s).
Accessories for a cupcake display go beyond flowers.
Get ideas from the cupcake decorations or theme of the party.
Baby Shower: At a baby shower, place useful items throughout the cupcake display.
Pacifiers, small four-ounce bottles, rattles, bibs and baby shoes are perfect for adding a little something extra to the cupcake display.
Hunting: Decorate for a hunting theme by using shotgun shells scattered on the table around the cupcake stand.
Small posters, photos and awards are perfect for placing around the cupcake display.
Interspersing a few tea light candles throughout the table will help create a sophisticated or romantic look to the cupcake display.
Few people will turn away a cupcake, and spreading the word about your product or serve through a dessert is a great way to get people talking about what you have to offer.
Luckily for cupcake bakers, most sports involve balls, and it's easy to decorate cupcakes in those shapes and designs.
If the thought of doing anything more than dusting a cupcake with powdered sugar feels overwhelming to you, don't worry.
Drop the cupcakes in thin glasses and top with birthday candles, serve them in sundae cups with whipped cream and a cherry on top, or stack them on a cupcake stand.
If more bakers and decorators knew how to make cupcake wrappers, they'd save a lot of money they could spend on more decorating supplies instead.
Especially if you bake often or give many cupcakes as gifts, the costs of buying professional cupcake wrappers can become overwhelming and cut into your overall decorating budget.
Homemade cupcake wrappers have the added benefit of looking however you want them to look, since you get to choose all the materials and make them according to your preferences.
Remember that cupcake wrappers are different from cupcake liners, which are used to bake cupcakes and cannot be reused.
Cupcake wrappers, on the other hand, are made of thick, sturdy paper and can be used repeatedly, unless they become torn or smudged with frosting.
If you have professionally made cupcake wrappers, you can also choose to dismantle one of them and cut out more wrappers in the same basic shape.
Cut apart a cupcake liner so that the bottom circle is removed and the cupcake liner can be spread out in a slightly curved arch or fan shape.
If you'd like your cupcake wrappers to have a scalloped edge or another decorative pattern along the top, use special craft scissors to cut along that edge.
Trace the lines you'll need to cut, then place the flat cupcake liner on a cutting board or another sturdy surface that can be scratched.
Once you learn how to make cupcake wrappers, you can begin designing your own to match your cupcake decorations.
This extra touch helps bring the entire cupcake design together.
Frost the cupcake bases with green buttercream and the tops with white buttercream.
It often saves time to use lots of similar toppers rather than creating designs with frosting for every cupcake.
When covering a cake or cupcake with fondant, coat the cake with a thin layer of buttercream first.
Try picking up colorful candles, piping gel, cupcake toppers, or other equipment to save you time and make your cake look great.
A fun idea for a decorating party is to gather a variety of supplies, frostings, gel colors, and candies, and invite kids to create their own monsters to put on top of a cupcake.
Consider baking a domed cake or added a rounded cupcake on top of the regular cake before placing the fondant sheet over the dessert.
Finally, keep in mind that marshmallows can be used in Easter cupcake decorating ideas too.
If your cupcake decorating skills aren't exactly up to par, you can still create a breathtaking display by using color wisely.
Consider topping each cupcake with a fresh flower that will add an additional pop of color.
Set the cake on one level of a cupcake tree and arrange cupcakes on the other levels.
After they cool, use dabs of buttercream to stick cupcake "flowers" on each cake top.
Make a cupcake cake, which is simply a collection of cupcakes placed close together and frosted over to give the illusion that they are a single, joined cake.
Cupcake cakes are particularly suitable for kids' birthday parties because they make serving and clean-up a snap, but with the right frosting designs, they can also work for more elegant occasions.
When the days finally begin to get warmer and the snippets of grass break through the frozen ground, it's time to start designing some winning Easter cupcake decorating ideas for spring.
To finish, stick a candy Easter egg into the middle of each cupcake.
Frost a cupcake with buttercream frosting in white or light pink.
Place them on top of a cupcake frosted with buttercream, cream cheese, or whipped cream icing.
Frost each cupcake with a thin layer of buttercream frosting.
Cupcake designing kits are all-inclusive decorating sets that allow you to make professional looking cupcakes.
Creating a cupcake using a decorating kit is easy.
Once you bake and frost your standard-sized cupcake, wrap it in a self-adhesive and preprinted sleeve and then top it with a coordinating topping.
Unlike the designer cupcake decorating kits, these generic sets usually include decorating tips, frosting bags and ideas on how to make professional-looking cupcakes.
The kits come in various sizes, depending on how much cupcake decorating you want to do.
Cupcake Decorating Set: This basic set from Wilton includes two star tips, a round tip, Bismark tip and eight decorating bags and costs less than $10.
Cupcake and Cake Decorating Set: This Wilton product includes six tips, two couplers, decorating bags, icing colors and several decorating tools for about $20.
Cuisipro Cupcake Corer and Decorating Set: This set from Cuisipro includes a cupcake corer, one icing spatula, and two 7-ounce squeeze bottles with decorating tips.
A quick and easy way to decorating cupcakes without the use of messy frosting or fondant is by using cupcake stencils.
Make your treats more festive by holding a stencil over your baked cupcake and then sprinkle with food coloring spray, edible glitter, cocoa powder, confectioners' sugar or colored sugar.
Wilton: For less than $10, you can purchase one of a variety of cupcake stencils offered by Wilton.
Amazon: Find a cute selection of Martha Stewart Cookie and Cupcake Stencils with butterfly, bug and dots patterns.
Even if you've never decorated a cupcake before, you can still create a masterpiece by using easy cupcake decorating methods like tried-and-true techniques, kits or stencils.
With the proper tools, almost everyone can create a great-looking cupcake!
From basic "Birthday Girl" to the age included and even a colorful cupcake - you can have a shirt that really glitters.
Length-As a general rule, girls who are younger than 10 years old typically wear a short dress with a full skirt, often referred to as a "cupcake skirt."
Gymboree outlets typically feature re-issued clothing lines, like Puppy Love and Sweet Cupcake.
It would be slightly gauche to arrive at a wake with an infant clad in a ruffled cupcake pink dress.
So if your child ends up looking like a giant fluffy cupcake, then her dress has dutifully done its task.
Images of Cool Breeze, Princess Sparkle and Cupcake embellish the tee shirts.
If you're looking for jewelry to express your playful personal style, Juicy Couture cupcake earrings may be the perfect choice.
These earrings are an understated way to join in the cupcake jewelry trend.
Recently, the cupcake movement has spread to the world of jewelry.
On artisan website Etsy.com, for instance, there are more than 3,000 items described as "cupcake jewelry."
As an expression of personal style, cupcake jewelry shows that you don't take yourself too seriously.
Wearing cupcake jewelry made of high-quality materials is a great way to display your fun side while still indulging yourself with a little luxury.
Juicy Couture's beautiful cupcake earrings perfectly mix this youthful energy with grown-up materials and style.
Juicy Couture has a full line of cupcake jewelry, including adorable cupcake earrings.
The cupcake box has pale pink enameled "frosting" and a cherry made of red crystals set in a pave style.
They feature a gold, crinkled cupcake wrapper and gold crown-shaped Juicy Couture earring backs.
Despite the fact that the grown-up version of these earrings has been retired, Juicy Couture is still offering cupcake earring designed for children.
They feature white enamel frosting, gold-tone cupcake wrappers, and red enamel cherries on top.
If you're having a hard time finding the Juicy Couture cupcake earrings, why not go for one of the other jewelry items from the same collection?
You can satisfy your appetite for all things cupcake by getting a pave cupcake necklace or an enameled cupcake charm.
To view or order all current cupcake designs, including a cute cupcake hairband, visit JuicyCouture.com.
This frosted cupcake printed style features an adjustable slider neckline and contrasting hot pink trim.
Cupcake Provocateur: Looking for something different?
Cupcake Provocateurs caters to the extended size market by offering tall plus sizes in their product line as well as additional customized sizing upon request.
The carefully packed homemade lunch may be traded for a salty snack or cupcake, and parts of it may be discarded.
You can just pour it over a cake or use a spatula to spread it over a cupcake.
When making cupcakes, you can half fill the cupcake cup, place the ball of ganache in the center of the cupcake, and then fill the cup the rest of the way with cupcake mix.
As the cupcake cooks, the ganache will melt.
When you open the cupcake, the chocolate will flow out and you just made a cupcake surprise sometimes known as a lava cake.
On the medium setting, the mixer can mash potatoes, blend homemade ice cream and stir cupcake and cake mixes.
The Bakery Collection is comprised of baked goods fragrances such as "Cutiepie Cupcake", "Coconut Macaroon", "Sugar Cookie", "Key Lime", and several more.
No one can resist a sweet treat, and often the strongest of New Year's resolutions can stave off the pull of a cupcake or brownie.
For example, if she loves a type of cupcake, give her one at lunch one day.
A range of styles are available, including a plane, wedding cake, golf club, Star of David, envelope, and cupcake.
Cupcake pictures provide inspiration when you're planning a birthday party, holiday party, or slumber party.
If you prefer to serve the cupcakes already decorated, use our cupcake pictures for ideas.
His stomach features a cupcake with a candle.
Consider substituting butter cream frosting with whipped ganache in your favorite cake or cupcake recipe.
For example, to complete your Harry Potter theme you can make small wizards hats out of black construction paper and top each cupcake with a hat.
Be sure to include popular Halloween party games such as bobbing for apples, pin the smile on the pumpkin and spooky cookie or cupcake decorating.
If you can find them, Sesame Street cupcake liners make the perfect complement to the cupcakes.
Pick up party supplies, from centerpieces to cupcake picks to banners, that all feature the upcoming next year on them.
The actual name of the cupcake bakery in DC is Georgetown Cupcake.
Episodes usually include the sisters scrambling to finish a large cupcake order or trying to figure out how to create the exact setup the client is looking for.
In the same episode featuring the cupcake fire truck, Katherine and Sophie enlist the help of firefighters to have a bake-off in an attempt to settle once and for all who is the better baker.
Sophie creates a campfire cupcake featuring a marshmallow frosting that is momentarily set aflame.
Katherine crafts a banana split cupcake complete with a cherry on top.
Despite the fact that Sophie initially taunts Katherine because she presents such a simple recipe, it is Katherine's banana split cupcake that gets the vote of all the firefighters at the station.
They had plenty of experience as a result of many hours baking alongside their grandmother, who then passed her cupcake recipes on down to them.
To learn more about this TLC reality show visit the official website where you can also watch episodes and get access to many delicious cupcake recipes.
Did you use CSS instead of tables in order to create your clients cupcake blog?
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