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(not so) Random Acts of Cake Decorating

Posted by cuppiecakes on May 12, 2010

Here are a few of the cakes and cupcakes that I have decorated over the past few months…hope you like them!

 

 

New York Yankees birthday cake I made for my friend (and crazy Yankees fan) Jane.

 

Green Eggs and Ham cupcakes for Dr. Seuss' birthday at my daughter's school 3/2010.

 

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish cupcakes

Thing 1 and Thing 2 cupcakes

The "smash cake" I made for my niece's 1st birthday.

 

1st birthday princess cupcakes

 

Bingo card cupcakes for "Bingo Night" at my daughter's school.

 

Wow Wow Wubbzy cake I made for my nephew's 3rd birthday.

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Hippie Cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on May 12, 2010

It’s time to play catch up… I haven’t blogged anything in quite a while but I have continued to bake many wonderful things!  So I am going to attempt to get up to date and stay up to date with posts of the goodies I’ve made.

These are the cupcakes that I made for our babysitter’s 20th birthday.  She loves purple, turquoise and all things “peacy”–Beatles, the 60s, Jimi Hendrix, and on and on…  So for her birthday I wanted to make her something sute and yummy.  This is what I came up with.

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Baby Shower cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on April 21, 2009

These are the cupcakes that I made for my sister’s baby shower.  I was really pleased with how they turned out.  They all looked so cute  displayed on the plates on the cake stand.  Sweet little baby faces!

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Dr. Seuss cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on April 21, 2009

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Week, I made these cupcakes for my daughter’s school.  The Seuss hats are made of chocolate.  I printed a picture from the internet and used it as a template (under a piece of wax paper) to pipe the chocolate onto.  Once the chocolate firmed up I placed them on top of the cupcakes. 

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Contest Cupakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on March 11, 2009

I just recently subscribed to Family Fun Magazine (a GREAT source for fun/easy things to do with your kids!) While I was flipping through the pages of the February issue, I happened to see the section dedicated to the online features that aren’t in the magazine. Disney’s Family.com was running a “Valentine’s Cupcake and Sweet Treats contest”. So I thought about what I could do that would be cute and creative. This is what I came up with…

I adore you!  (eye a door ewe)

I adore you! (eye a door ewe)

The contest was held on the Family Fun website, with two prizes up for grabs…a $100 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card for the entry that received the most viewer votes and a $500 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card for the one that the Editors thought was the best.
I sent the link to all my email contacts and to all my friends on my Facebook list encouraging them to vote for
my cupcakes, hoping to have a chance at the viewer’s choice prize.
Well, thank you to all of my friends that voted, but I didn’t win the viewer’s choice prize…
I WON THE EDITOR’S CHOICE!!!!!!! WOOHOO!!
I was TOTALLY surprised when I received the email! It’s VERY exciting! I may have to enter more contests!

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Birthday Cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on December 30, 2008

Ever since my daughter’s 2nd birthday (when there was a Elmo shaped cake disaster), I have decided that I would only make cupcakes for her parties.  So this year, Abigail wanted a Strawberry Shortcake birthday party.  Here are pics of the cupcakes I made for her party.  (Although I did buy the Strawberry Shortcake shaped cake pan  & I think that I might try to make it).  If you want a great centerpiece for any birthday party, the Wilton Cupcakes ‘N’ More dessert stand is a great item to pick up!  They are available in a few different sizes (12, 23 and 38 capacity) as well as a mini cupcake holder that holds 24 mini cupcakes/muffins.  You can buy them at most craft stores (Michael’s www.michaels.com , Joann Fabrics www.joann.com , or AC Moore www.acmoore.com ) that have cake decorating sections or you can find it at Target www.target.com .  It really makes for a nice presentation/centerpiece (you can sort of see it in the picture on the right)!

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French cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on November 10, 2008

I made these for my friend Chris’ birthday.  She loves all things French, so I did my best to decorate up some cute French cupcakes!

French cupcakes

French cupcakes

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Phillies cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on October 21, 2008

I had left over frosting and cupcakes from the Hello Kitty cupcakes, so I decided to decorate the rest in honor of the Phillies being in the World Series!  GO PHILLIES!!

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S’mores cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on October 8, 2008

S'mores cupcakes

S'mores cupcakes

These were delicious!  Dark chocolate cupcakes with marshmallow buttercream frosting, a Hershey’s chocolate square and graham cracker crumbs.  YUM!!  The frosting was probably one of the best frostings I’ve ever tasted!  It’s from the book HELLO, CUPCAKE…here’s the recipe:

1 container (16 oz.) Marshmallow Fluff

3 sticks unsalted butter, softened and cut into 1-inch pieces

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar, plus additional sugar, if necessary

Spoon the Marshmallow Fluff into a large bowl.  Beat with an electric mixer on low.  Gradually add the butter pieces, beating well after each addition, until smooth.  Add the vanilla extract and the 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar.  Scrape the bowl well to incorporate.  Add more confectioner’s sugar, if necessary, to adjust the texture.

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USC Cupcakes

Posted by cuppiecakes on September 14, 2008

I made these for a women that I work with.  Her son was heading off to USC for college and I wanted to make something special for his going away party!

I made these for a women that I work with. Her son was heading off to USC for college and I wanted to make something special for his going away party!  I am so pleased with how these turned out!

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