Sweet Valentine’s Inspiration

Glitter Heart Valentine's Cupcakes

Love is in the air as Valentine's Day draws near!  From here until the 14th, we're all about the sweet inspiration for Cupid's holiday!  Because really, nothing says 'I Love You' like something sweet and delicious.  Today we're crushing on some incredible goodies from our friends at The Pastry ... Continue Reading

Ombre Ruffle Cupcakes

Ombre Ruffle Cupcakes | by Lauren Kapeluck for TheCakeBlog.com

Our cupcake contributor, Lauren Kapeluck of Crave. Indulge. Satisfy., is sharing a Valentine's recipe to make you swoon... February is a month full of sugar, love, and all things pink and red!  When I think of sweets the first thing that comes to mind is Red Velvet cake, followed closely by ... Continue Reading

DIY: Chocolate Kiss Cupcakes

Chocolate Kiss Cupcake | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and I think we can all agree… chocolate reigns supreme when it comes to Valentine’s sweets.  So I have a chocolatey cupcake created just for you.  In a few easy steps, your cupcakes will be all dressed up and ready for Cupid’s holiday.  What better way to give ... Continue Reading

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Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Buttercream Recipe

Our cupcake contributor, Lauren of Crave. Indulge. Satisfy, is bringing cupcake merriment to all!  Enjoy! Happy December! It's beginning to look at lot like Christmas at my house. The tree is up and decorated, Christmas songs are playing all day and my holiday baking "to do" list is about a mile ... Continue Reading

DIY: Cupcake Liner Christmas Trees

Cupcake Liner Christmas Tree Cupcakes

We officially kicked off the holiday season on Monday with our annual Crate and Barrel Giveaway!  And what better way to continue the fun than a new Christmas Cupcake Liner Craft?  If you’re a regular reader, you know we love a good cupcake liner craft!  And why not?  They’re adorable, easy and ... Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting | by Lauren Kapeluck for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Lauren Kapeluck of EllenJay Events, is sharing a new classic!  Add this pumpkin recipe to your fall baking list.... With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it's the perfect time to start thinking about a special dessert to accompany your big turkey feast!  During the fall my ... Continue Reading

DIY: Halloween Cupcake Centerpiece

DIY Halloween Centerpiece

Well hello there again everyone!  This is Jessica Kirkland from Pen N' Paperflowers Studio and Design... back for another little bit of guest blogging for Carrie here at Half Baked.  (You might remember the needle felted acorn tutorial I shared here last Fall?) I'm honored to have been asked by ... Continue Reading

DIY: Pudgy Mummy Cupcakes

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes DIY

My family and I are on the move this week.  Literally moving across the country!  While we pack, load and spend way too many hours in a car over the next few days... some very talented ladies will stop in with guest posts!  Our friend Brittany over at Edible Details has created a frightfully fun ... Continue Reading

Spook-tacular Halloween Cupcake Toppers

Halloween Cupcake Toppers by Edible Details

Since we kicked off the Halloween season yesterday with a beWITCHing cupcake liner craft, I thought we'd continue on with the cupcake love.  Cupcakes are the perfect treat for children's Halloween parties because they are pre-portioned and easy to serve {and clean up}!  Little ghosts and goblins ... Continue Reading