Fun With Cupcakes

Cupcakes evolved from muffins and gained the name "measure" cakes or "cup" cakes because of the practice of measuring the ingredients using a standard-sized cup - a cupful of flour, a cupful of butter, cupful of sugar etc... Then these cakes were baked in tea cups. Bake up your favorite batch and decorate them your favorite way with these eBooks from our digital collections.

Cupcake Decorating Lab by Bridget Thibeault

Review provided by OverDrive

Discover easy, accessible, and fun techniques for making beautifully decorated cupcakes with Cupcake Decorating Lab! This inspiring guide starts out with basic techniques, such as frosting cupcakes with an offset spatula; using a piping bag and tips; flooding cupcake tops with icing; frosting with chocolate ganache; and tinting buttercream. The labs in the book cover a wide variety of exciting decorating techniques, such as how to make sugared and candied fruit and flower garnishes; stamping, stenciling, and piping on fondant; and scroll work, writing, and borders. You'll also find fun ideas for children, weddings, holidays, entertaining, nature themes, and more. Plus, the author includes all of her favorite cake and icing recipes! Create the most delicious and stylish cupcakes imaginable with Cupcake Decorating Lab!

Cupcakes by Shelly Kaldunski

Review provided by Hoopla

In these pages you'll find 30 gorgeous photos and over 60 tempting recipes for cupcakes, fillings, and frostings. You'll also find helpful tips, detailed decorating ideas, and lots of inspiration for baking your own delightful cupcakes.

Hello, Cupcake! by Karen Tack

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Witty, one-of-a-kind, imaginative cupcake designs using candies from the local convenience store, no baking skills or fancy pastry equipment required. Spotting the familiar items in the hundreds of brilliant photos is at least half the fun. America's favorite food photography team shows how to create funny, scary, and sophisticated masterpieces using a ziplock bag and common candies and snack items.

Cupcakes by Ingrid Hancock Bjerknes

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Cupcakes have been a huge craze in the last few years and now you can make delicious and professional-looking cupcakes at home! Inside are more than fifty recipes for delicious cupcakes-decorated with icing, sugar balls, and pearls-to suit every occasion. Step-by-step photos teach you how to decorate your delectable desserts with homemade frosting, a variety of sprinkles, and hand-rolled marzipan flowers. Recipes include: Berry cupcakes Marshmallow cupcakes Sports cupcakes Mojito cupcakes Monster cupcakes Princess cupcakes Vanilla cupcakes with colored frosting Baileys cupcakes Espresso cupcakes Caramel cupcakes And more! Now you can create these fun and delectable treats for any special occasion, including girls' nights, weddings, picnics, holidays, New Year's parties, meetings, housewarmings, birthdays, and more! Stop ogling those fancy-looking store-bought cupcakes and start making your own mouthwatering sweets!

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