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Chronicle Books, Jun 24, 2011 - Cooking - 144 pages
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What's short and sweet and cute as a button? Cupcakes! And everyone loves 'em! Trusted favorites at picnics, potlucks, and bake sales, cupcakes go equally well at relaxed and informal gatherings or at elegant parties. Here are 50 scrumptious ways to bring smiles and those nostalgic memories back faster than a kid can lick the batter off a beater. Try a Cinnamon Sugar Puff Cupcake—they go from mixing bowl to oven to one happy taker in less than an hour. Who needs a peanut butter cup when there's a peanut butter cupcake in the house? Ethereal Lemon Angel Cupcakes soar even higher when served with some fresh seasonal fruit. With tips and techniques for perfect cupcake-making, basic "head-start" recipes, and gorgeous photographs, it's time to get out the baking pans and join the cupcake craze. These diminutive cakes may be small but they stand tall in the world of sweets.

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Dont be fooled by the description where it states that this is a paperback. This is not a book. These are notecards with pictures of cupcakes on them. I wish that these descriptions were better. Read full review


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Lush, larger-than-life photographs are just the icing on the cupcake that is this delightful contribution to the canon of confectionary cookbooks. Klivans' recipes range from cute Lemon Poppy Seed ... Read full review

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Elinor Klivans is a notable food writer, publishing articles for Bon Appetit, Eating Well, Fine Cooking, and the Washington Post, among others. She is the author of several cookbooks, including Big Fat Cookies. She lives in Camden, Maine.

France Ruffenach's photographs have appeared in Everything Tastes Better with Garlic and Christmas Family Gatherings. A native of Paris, she now lives in San Francisco.

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