Why stop at one layer of mouthwatering goodness when you can have more? Start by learning how to make delicious maple cupcakes that smell and taste downright divine. Next, smother the cupcakes with dreamy homemade buttercream frosting, and, finally, top them off with candied bacon. We like to think of them as the ultimate end to a decadent brunch as they pay homage to a short stack of pancakes served with a few slices of bacon. Watch the video, and then get baking!
Re-create Georgetown Cupcake's signature red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting at home. Even though a bedazzled mixer isn't required, it certainly adds charm to the cupcake making process! Watch the video, then print out the recipe.
Want to know how the pros always manage to make cupcakes look just perfect? Georgetown Cupcake cofounder Sophie LaMontagne offers us some of the tricks of the trade when it comes to customizing your own homemade cupcakes. Keep watching, and learn everything from the classic swirl to a rose-shaped frosting pattern, as well as an easy recipe for all-purpose ganache topping and the secret to making your cupcakes feel extra personal.
Memorial Day is right around the corner, and whatever your weekend plans entail, we can't think of a better way to celebrate than with a special sweet treat. Whether you prefer a classic patriotic theme or want to get inventive with cupcakes that look like they just came off the grill, stock up on some sugar, heat up the oven, and get baking!
For a sweet treat that cuts back on calories, fat, and sugar, bake a batch of light and airy low-calorie red velvet cupcakes. While there's still a tablespoon of agave nectar used, the high-sugar content of traditional cupcakes is brought down with the addition of Stevia to the mix. This recipe only makes four cupcakes total, but consider it a blessing — this way you won't be tempted to chow down on all the leftovers lurking in the kitchen.
Keep reading for this sweet Stevia cupcake recipe.
Welcome to our new POPSUGAR Girls' Guide series, Just Add Sugar, where you'll learn how to make sweets and treats that are spades better than store-bought. Today, host Brandi Milloy brings the beloved Hostess cupcake back to life with a homemade recipe that's — dare we say it — even better tasting than the iconic original. Watch as we walk you through everything from piping house-made marshmallow filling to glazing your cupcakes with a luscious ganache, then print out our recipe to get baking.
It's not all about that private 20-week ultrasound anymore! More and more parents are planning gender reveal parties to find out their baby's sex and share the excitement with family and friends through a big reveal, usually in cake form. So how is it done? Most moms and dads have their ultrasound technician write the child's sex on a slip of paper that is placed in an envelope. It's then dropped off at a bakery where a cake is baked in the appropriate color and iced to hide the news. When the parents-to-be cut into the sweet treat, they learn about their future offspring's sex. If you need inspiration for your own gender revealing cake, check out then 16 following adorable options, and happy cake cutting!
Since baby showers are often afternoon affairs, sweet treats aren't just a nice touch, they're a necessity! If cupcakes are your sugar fix of choice, you're in luck. We've uncovered some of the prettiest, most creative, and covetable cupcake ideas out there. From the simple to the superinvolved, you're sure to find inspiration for your baby shower bash right here.
Easter is this weekend, and we're rounding up all of our best ideas to make this your kids' favorite holiday ever. From printables and cute crafts to awesome gifts and, of course, lots of cupcakes, cake pops, and cookies, these (150-plus!) Easter ideas are guaranteed to spark your creativity and inspire you to make this Easter a "hoppy" one!
Carrot cake cravings can't be curbed easily, but a single slice of the store-bought classic weighs in at over 500 calories — not ideal if you're trying to get in shape. Luckily, this vegan cupcake recipe offers all the traditional flavors of carrot cake but cuts the amount of sugar and calories in half.
While this recipe isn't for everyday eating, calorie counts are much lower than more traditional recipes. Best of all, these cupcakes don't taste vegan in the slightest — they're moist, sweet, and plain delicious.
Wow your guests by learning how to make the vegan recipe after the break.