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Ghostly Cupcakes

These cupcakes look like little ghosts. Face can be painted on their fondant draping to make them look friendly or spooky. Underneath is chocolate cake and vanilla frosting. If you use the Classic Confectioners’ Sugar Frosting, these will be quite sweet. Yield : 14 haunting cupcakes plus 2 extra mini cupcakes to munch Ingredients : […]

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I Live for Chocolate Cupcakes

These cupcakes feature chocolate cake, a chocoalte mousse filling, chocolate buttercream, and loads of chocolate curls on top. The optional hint of real gold on top is extra special-and edible! Eat these on a plate with a fork in small bites accompanied by a strong cup of coffee or a cold glass of milk. Yield […]

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Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Yellow Cupcakes are layered with sweetened strawberries and whipped cream for a summery holiday treat. Yield :  12 “shortcake” cupcakes Ingredients : 1 batch batter from Yellow Cupcakes 6 cups sliced strawberries ¾ cup sugar 2 batches Whipped Cream Frosting prepared through step 1 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat the insides of one 12-cup […]

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By-the-Beach-Cupcakes

Yellow cupcakes are turned into mini beach! Tint the frosting blue for water, then add a graham-cracker-crumb sandy beach and a paper umbrella! I like to use Wilton Icing Color in Sky Blue. Yield : 12 beachy-keen cupcakes Ingredients : ½ batch Classic Confectioners’ Sugar Frosting Blue food coloring 1 batch Yellow Cupcakes in paper […]

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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

At first glance, these look like real ice cream cones, complete with a soft serve-like swirl of “ice cream” on top and covered with sprinkles (or jimmies, depending on where you live). The cupcake batter is baked in ice cream cones for a very realistic look. The “ice cream” is actually frosting! Needless to say, […]

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