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The endlessly imaginative duo who turned cupcaking into a national pastime is back, with utterly new, eye-popping creations anyone can make.
and#8226; Create a cupcake race car, a cupcake robot, or ravishing ring bling cupcakes for a birthday party.
and#8226; Surprise the family with Chinese takeout dinner cupcakes on April Fool's or serve up a goofy chocolate moose.
and#8226; Captivate Mom with a bouquet of long-stemmed mum cupcakes.
and#8226; Build sand castle cupcakes with the kids.
All you need are candies from the corner store, cake mix, and canned frosting. and#160; So what is new, Cupcake?
and#8226; Lots of "EZ" projects that use just a few ingredients--perfect for kids and parties.
and#8226; More pictures, brighter colors, bolder designs.
and#8226; More faux-food creations--so real you won't believe they're cupcakes!
and#8226; More comical critters and the cutest pets ever!
and#8226; More irresistible party centerpieces to celebrate hobbies, from golf to knitting.
and#8226; More spectacular holiday cupcakes: Valentine's, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. and#160; You'll end up with cupcakes so striking that you won't want to eat them--but so delicious you'll have no choice!
turned a nation into millions of inspired cupcake artists and launched an international craze. Now the cupcake couple who started it all returns, with projects that are more hilarious, more spectacular, more awe-inspiring and
even easier than ever.
But they don't stop at cupcakes. Cookies, pound cakes, pie dough, cheesecakes, bar cookies, Jell-O: no store-bought sweet treat is safe from their ingenuity and word play. There's something for everybody in this book, and every single item you need can be found in the neighborhood supermarket or convenience store.
Playing with your food has never been so contagious.
Two million copies later, the New York Times
best-selling authors of Hello, Cupcake!
and Whatand#8217;s New, Cupcake?
are back, applying their oversized imaginations not just to cupcakes but to cookies, pies, cakes, and other treats.
Hello, Cupcake! inspired millions to become cupcake artists and launched an international sensation. Now the talented pair who started it all returns, with projects that are more hilarious, more spectacular, more awe-inspiringand#8212;and simpler than ever.
But they donand#8217;t stop at cupcakes. No sweet treat is safe from their ingenuity: refrigerator cookies, pound cakes, pie dough, cheesecakes, bar cookies, and Jell-O are all transformed into amazing and playful desserts. Thereand#8217;s something for everybody in this book, and every single item you need can be found in the neighborhood supermarket or convenience store.
Playing with your food has never been so excitingand#8212;or so easy.
Karen Tack and Alan Richardson have appeared on TV with Martha Stewart, Rachael Ray, and Paula Deen and have been featured many times on NBCand#8217;s Today as well as in Americaand#8217;s top magazines.
Witty, one-of-a-kind imaginative cupcake designs using candies from the local convenience store.
Americaand#8217;s favorite food photography team, responsible for the covers of Americaand#8217;s top magazines, shows how to create funny, scary, and sophisticated masterpieces, using a zipper lock bag and common candies and snack items.With these easy-to-follow techniques, even the most kitchen-challenged cooks can
and#149; raise a big-top circus cupcake tier for a kidand#8217;s birthday and#149; plant candy vegetables on Oreo earth cupcakes for a garden party and#149; trot out a line of confectionery and#147;pupcakesand#8221; for a dog fancier and#149; serve sausage and pepperoni pizza cupcakes for April Fooland#8217;s Day and#149; bewitch trick-or-treaters with chilly ghost chocolate cupcakes and#149; create holidays on icing with turkey cupcake place cards, a white cupcake Christmas wreath, and Easter egg cupcakes
No baking skills or fancy pastry equipment is required. Spotting the familiar items in the hundreds of brilliant photos is at least half the fun.
Two millions copies later, the New York Times best-selling authors of Hello, Cupcake! and What's New, Cupcake? are back, applying their wacky imagination not just to cupcakes, but to cookies, pies, cakes, and much more.
Step It Up!
rolled wafer cookie
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The endlessly imaginative duo who turned cupcaking into a national pastime is back, with utterly new, eye-popping creations anyone can make.and#160;
This specialty collection showcases Betty Crockerand#8217;s cutest and cleverest bite-size foods, both savory and sweet. A fun die-cut cover and aww-inspiring photos of all 100 recipes make it an irresistible stocking stuffer and a thoughtful hostess gift.
This specialty collection showcases 100 of Betty Crockerand#8217;s cutest and cleverest bite-size foods, both savory and sweet, with awe-inspiring photos of every recipe and#160; Food served in cute, bite-size portions is popping up all over, from wedding receptions where the whole meal can go mini to bakeries that specialize in petite sweets. Achieving this trendy style of eating is easy with this collection of Betty Crockerand#8217;s 100 cutest and cleverest little creations, from mini grilled cheese sandwiches balanced on tomato soup to tiny corn dogs on sticks to black bean sliders, with a photo of each. Regular foods get mini makeovers in recipes such as baby burritos, handheld pumpkin pies, teeny apple dumplings, and small popovers. From bunny cake pops to shot-glass desserts, everything is easily made using everyday ingredients and common equipment such as wooden sticks and skewers, shot glasses, and mini muffin pans.
About the Author
Called and#8220;the cake whispererand#8221; by Gourmet, KAREN TACK is a cooking teacher and food stylist. Her work can be seen on the covers of Gourmet, Bon Appand#233;tit, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Womanand#8217;s Day, Martha Stewart Living, Parents, Real Simple, Nick Jr., and many others.Fellow creator ALAN RICHARDSON has photographed dozens of best-selling cookbooks, and his work appears in many leading food and women's magazines. He is the coauthor of The Breath of a Wok, which won two coveted awards from the International Association of Culinary Professionals.