Pretty colored cupcakes

{Cupcake Basics} How to Frost Cupcakes

One topic that I often receive questions on, is how to frost cupcakes.  I’ve been wanting to post on this topic for some time, but wanted to do a nice complete post, something that would be a nice reference...

American buttercream

American Buttercream Frosting {Recipe}

Often the most beloved element of a cupcake is the frosting.  A good frosting can elevate a simple cupcake to a delicious, rich dessert.  Classic American buttercream is surprisingly easy to make, and can be adjusted...

cupcake liners

{Cupcake Basics} Cupcake Liners

I love pretty cupcake liners!  Whenever I post cupcakes in pretty colored liners like I did for my Vanilla Cupcakes or my daughter’s Ladybug Birthday I get lots of questions about where I buy...

s'mores decorated cookies

S’mores Decorated Cookies

I’m guest posting today for my friend Callye, who you all know as the incredible cookie artist Sweet Sugar Belle.  While she’s enjoying a well deserved vacation this week, I’m doing my best to help her hold...

how to bake cupcakes

{Cupcake Basics} How to Bake Cupcakes

Today I’ll begin a series of posts that will cover (most) all of the basics of making cupcakes.  A pretty cupcake is always a welcome sight at parties, or as a special treat.  Before we can frost or...

Cupcakes

Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

This week I’ve made 6 batches of vanilla cupcakes and a vanilla cake.  I feel like my oven has been on for 42 hours straight!  =)  What are all these cupcakes for, you might ask.  Well,...