Dial up the fun at your next get together with one of these six best cupcake and frosting recipes.
Adding jam to the icing not only colours it beautifully but also adds a berry flavour. These cupcakes look quite elegant and make an easy yet special finish to any summer event.
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This is a cupcake tribute to a favourite ice cream flavour: rocky road. The fluffy icing is the perfect backdrop for marshmallows, almonds and chocolate. We've added pretzels for a hit of salt with the sweet.
Fresh strawberries, airy icing and moist vanilla cake – who could ask for anything more? This is a great cupcake for a strawberry social, a Canada Day event or just celebrating the sweet days of summer.
These cupcakes' bright stripes and vivid colours evoke images of old-fashioned candy stores or the movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Use whatever colours suit your theme and mix and match the gumdrops for whimsical charm. For the best effect, use a separate disposable piping bag for each colour or wash the bag between colours.
This simple batter yields delicious cupcakes – better than any store-bought mix and well worth the extra minute or two it takes to measure the ingredients. Vanilla seeds add the luxurious flavour of real vanilla.
Simple ingredients, just one bowl and minimal mixing miraculously add up to the moistest, richest chocolate cupcakes ever. This is a go-to cake batter for any occasion – and it's egg- and dairy-free.
Satiny, light and airy, this marshmallowy icing makes a great topper for any cupcake. It's also dairy-free.
Whether you're decorating cupcakes or a full-size cake, this rich butter icing is a workhorse and much simpler to make than a classic buttercream icing. It's an absolute favourite in The Test Kitchen.
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