Archive for the ‘Cupcakes’ Category

Christmas Treat Decorating … Made Easy!

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Christmas time is no doubt my favorite time of the year, but this year feels even more special because it is my first Christmas in my new home with my husband! With decorating under-way, I had just enough Christmas spirit (and courage) to offer to host the holiday this year. I am excited to have my very large family in my new home, but suddenly became weary as a first-time hostess…How am I going to pull this off?! (more…)

Sweet Polka Dot Bows & Buttons Cupcakes

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Design inspiration is all around us. I was recently invited to a baby shower and was inspired by the adorable invitations. The invitations arrived wrapped in pink polka dotted brown ribbon adorned with pink buttons. Wilton’s Fabric Fondant and Gum Paste Mold made it easy for me to decorate cupcakes to match the invitations and achieve amazing results! (more…)

A Harvest of Autumn Sweets

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Celebrate the crisp, fresh air and colorful leaves of Autumn with cupcakes! These chocolate buttercream cupcakes are a perfect Autumn or Halloween treat. (more…)

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes + Pumpkin Spice Buttercream = Yum!

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The air is getting cooler, the leaves are changing colors, and nothing sounds better than a tasty pumpkin treat. When this time of year rolls around, you see it everywhere – pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, and most recently, Wilton’s Pumpkin Spice Candy Melts® Candy! (more…)

Save Time with Convenient Bake and Serve Cupcake Trays

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

I love to make cupcakes, but I consider myself an average baker and decorator. I am also an active city girl. I lack the time and the space to bake and decorate elaborate treats. And let’s face it – those small city kitchens don’t exactly give you much room for anything. That’s why Wilton’s Disposable Paper Bake and Serve Cupcake Trays are a perfect fit for me. They have such fun patterns and are such a time saver! You just bake, decorate, and serve! (more…)

Decorating Sunflower Cupcakes – Quick and Easy!

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Summer is winding down and it seems like every other weekend includes a party. Whenever I needed a sweet treat to share, I brought decorated cupcakes. One of my favorite designs this year was a cupcake decorated with sunflowers, ladybugs and bumblebees. They were so bright and cheerful – and a big hit! (more…)

How to make a Multi-Color Buttercream Icing Swirl

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Creating  a multi-color icing swirl might be easier than you think. It makes a statement or color scheme pop, and takes just a few extra minutes. Honest. (more…)

Perfect Fill Batter Dispenser – The Easy Way to Fill Your Cupcake Pans

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Cupcakes. A perfect treat for any reason. And now, they’re perfectly easy to make! How can cupcakes get easier to make, you ask? Well, the Perfect Fill Batter Dispenser is your answer. (more…)

Easy, Edible Gifts for Your Valentines

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Choosing the right valentines to share with family and friends can be tough. This year I decided to focus on something I could make that was time effective, budget friendly and would allow me to be as creative as I want. I decided on cupcakes! (more…)

Festive Football Snacks for the Big Game

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Although my two favorite teams are not in this year’s big game (Go Bears!, Go Steelers!), it won’t stop me from inviting friends over, watching the game and analyzing each commercial, while snacking on football-themed food! (more…)