Baker's Field Guide to Cupcakes

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Harvard Common Press, Oct 11, 2011 - Cooking - 176 pages
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Who wants cupcakes? Long a staple dessert of birthdays and holidays, cupcakes are more popular than ever kids of all ages. In A Baker’s Field Guide to Cupcakes, you’ll find 15 master recipes for cake batters and frostings and 60 easy-to-follow recipes for creatively decorated cupcakes for holidays, special occasions, or anytime you need a treat! Adults will enjoy ringing in the New Year with “Champagne” Cupcakes or presenting someone special with a plateful of Heartfelt Cupcakes. On Mother’s Day, kids can help bake Mom a batch of Breakfast-in-Bed Cupcakes, and they’ll be delighted to dig into Dirt and Worms Cupcakes at a birthday party. With a color photograph of every recipe, A Baker’s Field Guide to Cupcakes gives you everything you need to make scrumptious, fun, and irresistible cupcakes at any time of the year!

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This has some excellent ideas and instructions on how to decorate fun, festive cupcakes. I appreciate the mix here, featuring everything from amazing show-stoppers to simple but fun cupcakes. Read full review

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This was a good book for some inspiration. I picked this book up to get some ideas for my future cupcake swap and have decided on making boston cream pie cupcakes with a sunflower decor on top! Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Dede Wilson is the author of A Baker's Field Guide series, Christmas Cooking for Dummies, Appetizers for Dummies, and The Wedding Cake Book. She is a contributing editor to Bon Appétit and the host of Seasonings with Dede Wilson, a PBS cooking show. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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