Synopses & Reviews
Simple and scrumptious treats are just minutes away with Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cupcakes. More than 175 delicious varieties and decorations are perfect for any occasion—or no occasion at all. Look inside for:
Cupcake & Frosting Basics:
straightforward instructions on baking perfect cupcakes of any kind—yellow, chocolate, white or lemon cake, along with frostings and icings
Simply Delicious Cupcakes:
Chocolate Whoopie Pie Cupcakes, Malted Milk Ball Cupcakes, Red Velvet Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting, Harvest Apple Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Bake Sale Favorites:
Chocolate-Espresso Cupcakes, Double Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cupcakes, Minty Fudge Cups, Cookies 'n cream Cupcakes, Flower-Power Cupcakes, Somewhere Over the Rainbow Cupcakes, Spiced-caramel Pear Cupcakes
Kids' Party Cupcakes:
Surprise Cupcake Cones, Mini Cupcake Banana Splits, Jungle Animal Cupcakes, Creepy Crawler Cupcakes, Cupcake Sliders, Football Cupcake Pull-Aparts, Turtle-Topped Cupcakes, Dreamy Sleepover Cupcakes, Pirate's Hidden Treasure Cupcakes
Dazzling Holiday Cupcakes:
New Year's Party Cupcakes, Valentine Parfait Cupcakes, Easter Basket Cupcakes, Hole-in-One Father's Day Cupcakes, Stars and Stripes Cupcakes, Ghost Cupcake Cones, Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes, Hanukkah Dreidel Cupcakes, Almond-Filled White Christmas Cupcakes
Chai Latte Cupcakes, Hot Chocolate Cupcakes, Peanut Butter High Hats, Lemon Meringue Cupcakes, Mini Crumb Cakes, Wedding Cupcakes, Key Lime Cupcakes, Mango-Jalapeño Cupcake Stacks
Spectacular cupcake recipes made from scratch or with a mix
Get ready for adorably decorated and deliciously flavored cupcakes made easy! Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cupcakes features 175 delightful cupcakes, all using new and fun decorating ideas anyone can master and simple ingredients available anywhere. And as a unique feature, almost every cupcake can be made from scratch or with a mix: You decide which method to follow.
Recipes include kids' party favorites like Double Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cupcakes, as well as sophisticated flavors like Mocha-Caramel Cappuccino Cupcakes. You'll find:
- More than 175 cupcakes, with a tantalizing full-color photograph of every cupcake, plus helpful how-to photos showing easy decorating techniques
- A special Kids' Party Cupcakes chapter with decorated treats like Puffer Fish Cupcakes, Monster Truck Cupcake Pull-Aparts and Campfire S'Mores Cupcakes
- Dazzling Holiday and Special-Occasion Cupcakes chapters including fanciful creations like Easter Egg Baskets, Almond-Filled White Christmas Cupcakes and Molten Caramel Apple Cupcakes
Perfect for bake sales, birthdays, holiday parties or just an everyday treat, Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cupcakes is one book that really takes the cake.
Nearly endless cupcake ideas—spectacular yet truly
Easy to make—from scratch or with a mix
Betty Crocker has gone all-out with this best-ever collection of over 175 sensational cupcakes that are easy and fun to prepare. Best of all, almost every recipe can be made from scratch or with a mix, so you can choose between quick and convenient or scratch preparation.
Get ready to be wowed by decorated cupcakes—from adorable Dreamy Sleepover Cupcakes to sophisticated Vanilla Bean Calla Lily Cupcakes, as well as enticing flavors like Aztec Chile-Chocolate Cupcakes. You'll find dozens of inspiring ideas that are sure to make your next party special, whether a birthday, holiday or graduation. This is the one book you need for the treat that never goes out of style.
More than 175 easy-to-make recipes with an incredible array of flavors and fun decorating ideas, from holiday ornaments to kid-friendly creations
A full-color photo of every cupcake, plus step-by-step photos on frosting, decorating and more
Guidance on the basics, from simple cupcakes and frostings to creative decorating and gift-giving ideas
An enticing collection of cupcakes and decorating ideas that are spectacular yet easy; enjoy more than 175 recipes for the treat that never goes out of style.
About the Author
With more than 63 million cookbooks sold since 1950, BETTY CROCKER is the name readers trust for reliable recipes and great ideas. For over 75 years, Betty Crocker has provided advice to millions of Americans through cookbooks, magazines and television.
Table of Contents
All About Cupcakes.
Frosting and Decorating Cupcakes.
Storing and Toting Cupcakes.
Metric Conversion Guide.