Frosting for Cupcakes

How To : Make a cupcake out of colored construction paper

A great craft for a rainy day! This project is very simple and only requires some construction paper in various colors (brown, pink, red, orange, purple, yellow and blue), glue, scissors and brown marker. You can add glitter or stickers to the 'frosting' if you want.

How To : Make buttercream icing for cakes

Buttercream frosting is the richest and most delicious of the icing types, and is the best to use in most situations. This video will teach you how to make buttercream icing at home for all your cake and cupcake decorating needs.

How To : Double your amount of canned frosting

This is a quick baking tip to increase your amount of icing. Does the can of frosting you bought at the store not have enough to frost your cakes or cupcakes? Use this quick tip to easily double the amount of canned frosting you have for your desserts!

How To : Decorate a Christmas tree cupcake with buttercream

Can't get enough of gazing at awe at your Christmas tree? Formulate tiny edible replicas by baking cupcakes and then decorating them with buttercream icing that recalls evergreen sprigs. In this video, Nancy Remy of Nancy's Bakery shows you how to pip icing onto a cupcake so ...more

How To : Make red velvet Voodoo themed cupcakes

In this tutorial, learn how to make spooky voodoo inspired cupcakes. These are great for Halloween and any other party that needs a little funky factor. Cupcakes: You Will Need: *3 1/3 cups cake flour (not self rising) *3/4 cup (1.5 sticks) unsalted butter, softened *2 1/4 cu ...more

How To : Ice a cupcake

Ever wondered how the pros do it? This how to video is a quick demonstration on how to ice a cup cake. The secret lies in the wrist motion and the type of spatula that you use. Happy frosting.

How To : Make soap frosting

What fun! Soap frosting. This instructional video gives the basic instructions for making soap frosting. Use to frost soap cupcakes, decorate the top of loaf soaps, or just do your own creative thing.

How To : Make homemade dessert icing

While topping your cake or cupcake with icing is easiest done using storebought icing, we're sorry to inform you that most grocery store icing has high amounts of saturated fat and even trans fat, both of which clog your arteries and contribute to heart disease. Not so appetiz ...more

How To : Make a cupcake bouquet

This video shows how easy it is to make a great looking cupcake bouquet. You will need half a Styrofoam ball, a flower pot, some toothpicks, a piping bag with a flower tip, some colored icing and, of course, the cupcakes. Place the piece of Styrofoam in the flower pot and arra ...more

News : Burger Cupcakes

These Cupcake burgers are so much fun. You can make them yourself and serve them at the party, or make them a part of the fun. The last 5 pictures are pics of the burger cupcake craft at my daughter 4th of July summer school party. These 4, 5, and 6 year olds did an amazing jo ...more

How To : Make & decorate a spider cake for Halloween

In this tutorial, we learn how to make and decorate a spider cake for Halloween. First, you will need to bake cupcakes and then use these to help shape the spider. After this, use green and black frosting in a tube to create a spiked look for a pattern of each all over the cak ...more

How To : Decorate cute cherry pie shaped cupcakes

We never thought this would happen. A cherry pie AND cupcake in one? We have officially died and gone to foodie heaven. Make sure you take a closer inspection of these cherry pie/cupcake hybrids, however: These are actually cupcakes decorated to resemble cherry pies using fros ...more

How To : Make miniature iced cheesecake pops on a stick

After having a slice of New York cheesecake for the first time we thought that life couldn't get any better...that is, until we encountered these lovely iced cheesecake pops! Basically these tiny desserts are cupcakes on a stick. And instead of adding frosting on top as you'd ...more

How To : Create a gumpaste bow for cake decorating

For many, taking a bite out of a red velvet cupcake is a delicious treat, and even a present of sorts, especially if you generally deny yourself of such sweets during the rest of the week. So why not make your next batch of cupcakes look like literal gifts by adding a bow on t ...more

How To : Make your own frosting plug

This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to make their own frosting plug for when you need to decorate cakes, cookies, pies, or cupcakes. The first step in making your own frosting plug is to put a piece of plastic wrap onto your counter. Spread it out so that ...more

How To : Make chocolate ganache cupcakes with Ina Garten

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, shows how to make her chocolate ganache cupcakes. Put the butter and sugar into the mixer and mix until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each. Next comes the “secret ingredient”, a can of chocolate syrup, then so ...more

How To : Make a perfect chocolate buttercream frosting

This video demonstrates how to make Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. For this recipe, you will need the following: a bowl, a mixer, Confectioner’s sugar, melted chocolate, vanilla extract, and salt. Melt chocolate. Allow the chocolate to cool. When the chocolate is cool to the ...more

How To : Make homemade chocolate frosting

Angie shows how to make chocolate frosting for cakes or cupcakes in this video tutorial. The first step is melting one stick of butter. Add 2/3 of unsweetened cocoa to the butter and mix thoroughly. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla to bring out the flavor of the chocolate. Then, add ...more

How To : Make caramel sauce or dip

In this video by Stupidly Simple Snacks you will learn how to make a simple caramel sauce. Follow these simple steps to make the caramel sauce which goes on top of the Coffee Caramel Bourbon Cupcake. You will need the following: Heave whipping cream, unsalted butter, one cup o ...more

How To : Make Homemade Vanilla Frosting from Scratch

This is a great quick and easy recipe and a great healthy alternative to store-bought frosting. My husband and children love this frosting, and it's also a hit at my PTA meetings. It goes great on cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or anything you desire to put frosting on. I made thi ...more

How To : Make Homemade Carrot Cake

Don't buy a carrot cake from the store—make a delicious one right in your own kitchen with your own two hands. A homemade carrot cake is always more appreciated and enjoyable than a store-bought one. So try this recipe out! This gorgeous carrot cake boasts three layers. The va ...more

How To : Make delicious chocolate cupcakes

This step by step instructional video walks you through how to make delicious chocolate cupcakes. Using a few ingredients such as chocolate, cocoa, water, flour, vanilla essence, granulated sugar, confectioners sugar, baking powder, eggs, salt, and butter. First start by combi ...more

How To : Make cream cheese frosting

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make cream cheese frosting. Rich cream cheese frosting is the perfect complement to decadent cakes, cupcakes, and more. This will make two cups, or enough to frost a two-layer cake. You Will Need * 1/4-c Unsalted butter * 1 8-ounce p ...more

How To : Create a monster cake

Make a kid-friendly cake for Halloween this year. Kraft teaches you how to make one "monster" of a cake, sure to top and snacks acquired during trick or treat. This howling good treat will keep your guests guessing, because it only "looks" like a cake. Watch the Kraft Kitchens ...more

How To : Decorate cupcakes using different techniques

Pastry Chef Anne Heap demonstrates how to use a pastry bag, as well as techniques for decorating cupcakes. Frosting a cake or cupcakes with a pastry bag is much easier than using a knife. The bags come with many different styles of tips. Just choose the tip you want to use, fi ...more

How To : Make Pac-Man shaped cupcakes

Follow this fun technique for creating Pac-Man cupcakes with two different colors of frosting. You can do this on cookies and cakes, too. Kids can line the muffin tins, mix the ingredients, spoon the batter into the muffin cups and of course, supervise the icing. Make Pac-Man ...more

How To : Make Your Own FIFA Themed Cupcakes

Everyone loves cupcakes. And it is so much fun to grab a cupcake bite when watching your favorite FIFA match. After all what is a match without some munchies? So this FIFA, cheer away with your team's cupcakes. They're great to win over a bet or just celebrate your team's win. ...more

How To : 6 Hilarious Anti-Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine's Day can seem like Singles Awareness Day if you're newly broken up, but that's all the more reason to treat yourself on this pink-and-red consumerist holiday. Whether you're happily single or bitter and bitchy, there's definitely something on this list of Anti-Valen ...more

How To : 9 Crafty Things You Can Do with Candy Canes

With the help of a hot glue gun and other basic craft supplies, the iconic red and white candy cane sticks can be used to make candy cane vases, candy cane wreaths, and candy cane candle holders. For a super-simple and super-romantic baking project, simply melt two candy cane ...more

Killer Cupcakes : 6 Cute & Creepy Halloween Desserts

While it's true that the once ubiquitous cupcake no longer strides the culinary landscape like a mighty colossus, it is still a force to be reckoned with, especially when certain holidays roll around, like Halloween. It makes sense. Not only are cupcakes the ultimate convenie ...more

How To : Make Play Doh Cupcakes and Playdough Donuts

This tutorial talks about how one can make playdoh cupcakes and donuts. This video is for all the playdoh lovers and ones who likes cupcakes and donuts. Step 1: Making Cupcakes In order to make cupcakes, one needs to take a round ball of playdoh. Flatten it and give it a sha ...more

How To : 5-Minute Super Bowl Snacks for the Win

Planning a Super Bowl party, or any football-themed party for that matter, can be fun for even the most craft-adverse host, as almost anything brown can turn into a football with just a little decoration. With a little planning, you won't be serving up any Pinterest fails this ...more

Super Bowl Snacks : Gatorade-Infused Treats for Game Day

Gatorade and football go hand in hand, from player endorsements to the traditional Gatorade shower that coaches get at each Super Bowl. So, get in the game-day spirit with these Gatorade-infused drinks, desserts, and snacks. The good thing about Gatorade is that it comes in ev ...more

How To : 9 Oreo Hacks That Make Life Worth Living

We've already shown you how to dunk a regular-sized Oreo cookie while keeping your fingers pristine, how to upgrade Oreos into different desserts, and even make them into lazy ice cream sandwiches. Now we're going to introduce you to a few other essential Oreo hacks that will ...more

How To : 47 Baking Hacks That You Shouldn't Live Without

Right now is that magical time of year when the general public decides to embrace their inner fattie and get baking in the kitchen. Hello, pies and cakes and cookies and everything carbs. Goodbye, diets—see you in the next year, when you cripple us with unbridled guilt and lon ...more

How To : All Out of Pancake Mix? Try Cake Mix Instead

If you're a frequent baker like myself, you've probably realized that one box of cake mix makes quite a bit of cake. If your goal is to make a simple Bundt or an easy dozen cupcakes, all you really need is half the box mix—which leaves the other half for another baking occasio ...more

How To : Make Candied Bacon (For True Baconphiliacs Only)

If eating bacon for breakfast, lunch, and dinner isn't enough to satiate your love for rashers, then how about eating it for dessert too? It's what a true baconphiliac would do. You don't need to go to a gourmet cupcake shop or ice creamery to get your candied bacon fix; it's ...more

How To : 8 Non-Drinkable Uses for Kool-Aid

Kool-Aid, the flavored mix powder, commonly used to make sugary and fruity cold drinks in the summertime, is also unexpectedly useful around the home to clean your rusty dishwasher, remove rust stains from concrete, and check to see if your toilet tank is leaking. For arts an ...more

News : Candied Bacon Cake

Not So Humble Pie, creator of yummy cookie lab rats, chocolate atoms and gingerbread scientists (to name a few), brings us a delectable contribution to the world of cake decorating: the candied bacon cake. This cake looks like bacon, and actually tastes a little bit like bacon ...more

News : The All-Natural Secret to Turning Food Purple

Even if you haven't heard of ube (pronounced "OO-beh"), you've probably seen pictures of desserts made with this brilliant purple yam. The ube really does look almost too pretty to be food, doesn't it?. While there is often confusion between sweet potatoes and true yams, the u ...more

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