How-to-make-cupcakes

How To : Decorate a number one cupcake assemblage cake

Cupcakes are considered tiny cakes, so it only makes sense that assembling a bunch of cupcakes together creates a cake. If you have a ton of starving guests to serve and a few measly cupcakes just won't do, why not make this cupcake cake? You will discover how to attach the c ...more

How To : Decorate a simple marshmallow sheep cupcake

If these aren't the most adorable cupcakes we've ever seen, then we don't know what's cuter. These extremely simple sheep cupcakes are made from frosted white icing and marshmallows then iced with a chubby sheep face. These are so simple to make that you can enlist your kids ...more

How To : Create your own piping cones out of cellophane

Piping cones are indispensible when applying flowers, leaves, and frilly trims on cupcakes and cakes, and cones with particularly fine points can be used to apply henna in intricate patterns. But you shouldn't waste your money by purchasing a huge variety of these piping cone ...more

How To : 7 Things Bakers Know That You Don't

There's a common saying that separates cooks from bakers: baking is a science, while cooking is an art. When baking, one little misstep can alter the texture, taste, and consistency of any recipe. Yet it doesn't have to be a scary science—forget your not-so-happy high school ...more

News : 8 Edible Cups That Make Finger Foods a Snap

"You can even eat the dishes," claims the song "The Candy Man Can" from 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The idea of edible cups, even back then, grabbed my attention—any kid would much prefer to eat her dish instead of clean it afterward, of course! Don't Miss: ...more

How To : Frost a cupcake with a spatula for beginners

Please do us a favor and preserve your cupcake's modesty by dressing her nakedness up in a sweet parka of strawberry-flavored royal icing. While we're aware of the challenges that frosting a cupcake produces (we've had plenty of occasions when we've ended up with more frosting ...more

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!

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

Friday Fresh : Fake Bigger Boobs And More

Every day of the week, WonderHowTo curators are hard at work, scouring the web for the greatest and most inspiring how-to videos. Every Friday, we'll highlight our favorite finds. Make your breasts look bigger If you want the look of bigger breasts without paying the premium ...more

How To : Make molded rose cake decorations

This tutorial shows how to make tiny molded roses and leaves that you could put on cupcakes. To start you only need a few ingredients: icing sugar, water, paste coloring, fondant icing sugar, and a piping bag (optional). Mix all ingredients together, then put them in a bag so ...more

How To : Pipe chocolate shapes for cake decorating

Make your cakes look delectable and tempting by piping these easy floral chocolate shapes. You can make any designs you'd like, but check out the video to learn the technique. Since Valentine's Day is coming up, you can make dozens of these and toss them on top of cupcakes fo ...more

How To : Make Fractal Cupcakes

Last post, we looked at fractal cookies based off of the recipe by Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. In this post, we'll follow their recipe for fractal cupcakes based off of the Koch Snowflake, which we used previously to decorate pumpkins for Halloween. This past Sunday, I d ...more

How To : Make Amazing Dessert Art Using Bubble Wrap

The internet was blowing up recently over this mind-blowing, mouth-watering video of a woman making a cake decoration out of… wait for it… chocolate bubble wrap. Yes, that's right: she turned the ubiquitous packing material into the mold for an absolutely gorgeous cake embelli ...more

How To : Make Ball Drop Cupcakes for New Year's Eve

The clock 'til countdown is ticking, but there's still some time left before the new year arrives. Try this last-minute recipe for New Year's Eve ball drop cupcakes from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. They look pretty pro, but are actually quite simple to make. You Will Need ...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

How To : Make Rainbow-Colored Cupcakes with Food Coloring

This video teaches the secrets of making rainbow-colored cupcakes with food coloring. Video: . First add some oil mixed with water, cake mix and egg whites in a bowl and mix them well. Transfer the batter to six disposable cups evenly to add the food coloring. Now add a colo ...more

How To : Make fun green slime with borax and Elmer's Glue

The only thing slimier than Charlie Sheen's latest sex scandal is this super sticky and icky green slime, made with borax and some Elmer's Glue. Gain the sticky molasses of experience by checking out this science tutorial on how to whip up a batch of green goo. Green slime is ...more

How To : Bake adorable cupcakes in teacups

Is there nothing better in your opinion than sipping some Earl Gray tea on a nippy Sunday morning and indulging in some cucumber and egg tea sandwiches? Then you'll absolutely die over this adorable cupcake. Rather than baking cupcakes in a cupcake tin and then inserting it i ...more

How To : Make an adorable fondant pink elephant

Thanks to Mrs. Betty Crocker anyone can proclaim herself a good baker, thereby confusing the line between actuall good bakers and those who rely on Mrs. Crocker's famous pre-made ingredients mixture. While anyone can bake a delicious set of cupcakes, though, making these cupca ...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 : Color your fondant for cake decorating

Coloring your fondant is actually a very simple process. Like coloring water or your cookies, coloring fondant involves adding a few drops of food coloring and then blending, blending, blending. Colored fondant makes your cake decorating projects much more appealing, so it's ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (11/23 - 11/29)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Happy Thanksgiving! We hope everyone enjoys th ...more

How To : Make Sierpinski Carpet Cookies

Since it is now the holiday season, I thought we could spend this weekend making some baked goods that have mathematical patterns on them. In this post, we'll look at making cookies that have a fractal pattern based off of a modification of the pixel cookie technique. The peo ...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 a pull-apart football cupcakes

BettyCrockerTV shows viewers how to make pull-apart football cupcakes! First, you should cook cupcakes, and then arrange the cupcakes on the platter. Start with three rows of three cupcakes. Next add two on each side! Then add one on the end to finish this off. Now it should l ...more

How To : Make cupcake, donut, and fruit polymer clay charms

Keep your favorite dessert or food item close to you at all times by making a foodstuff-shaped piece of polymer clay. From chocolate cupcakes to orange slices to donuts, polymer clay can be formed into almost any food imaginable. Plus, miniaturizing makes food look adorable, m ...more

HowTo : Make Lasagna Cupcakes

The idea of lasagna mixed with cupcakes may sound gnarly, but you can relax, the phrase "cupcake" simply refers to how these individually-sized lasagna bites are portioned. As cute as our favorite pizza cups, this clever recipe makes for a great portable lunch. The secret ingr ...more

How To : Make a barn birthday cake & farm animal cupcakes

In this clip from Betty Crocker, learn how to make a perfect treat for your child's birthday or class project. This recipe will make deliciously adorable cupcakes shaped like barnyard animals. This is a great way to teach your little ones about animals and farming as well as a ...more

How To : Make Thanksgiving turkey cupcakes

Betty Crocker does it again. These beautifully decorated cupcakes are perfect for a Thanksgiving project. Watch this video and learn how to make your own turkey cupcakes. Don't forget to use the candy corn to make the turkey's feathers and beak. Your kids will love this creati ...more

How To : Make simple cupcake icing

You can't have cupcakes without icing. It simply isn't done. Let the two little ladies in this instructional video show you how to make some super quick icing to dress up your all your desserts and pastries. Or just eat it plain out of the bowl. We won't judge. Ingredients: 3 ...more

News : Punk Rock Cupcakes

mmm I LOVE the Misfits. Inspired? Chicago's Bleeding Heart Bakery plans on releasing a punk rock cupcake cookbook soon. Or just wing it.. Practice makes perfect.

News : Amy Sedaris Reveals All

Amy Sedaris is one multi-talented lady. Nude-frosting-sprinkle model. Star and co-creator of beloved cult classic Strangers With Candy (see her in character as Jerri Blank below), sister of famed author David Sedaris, and best of all (in CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!' humble opinion): ...more

How To : Make a fondant bow for cupcake and cake decorating

A lot of girly accoutrements we let go of in childhood: pigtails, Barbies, our beloved Easy Bake Oven. But there's something about bows that makes them eternally pretty, whether you're five or fifty. But these days, rather than putting bows in our hair, we're more about attach ...more

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 a tiny fondant ladybug

Unlike fondant lions, which are a lot friendlier to human use than real lions, fondant lady bugs are just as charming as the real things. Watch this video to craft these tiny pretty ladies. The ladybug and the flower it sits on are both very tiny, so they're nice as petite de ...more

How To : Make buttercream icing for cakes and cupcakes

This video shows the method to make buttercream icing. Take a cup of white shortening so that mixing it with the other ingredients will make the color white. If you like the taste of butter, you can use half a cup of butter and half a cup of shortening. Start mixing the mixtur ...more

News : Angry Clones Are Taking Over the App World

In December 2009, Angry Birds was released to the public. The iPhone and iPod touch were the first to take on the demand, then a devoted HD version for the iPad. Since then, it's transcended iOS devices to appear on Android, Nokia, Palm phones, and many others. Next, it broke ...more

How To : Make triple tier Christmas tree cupcakes

The only thing better than eating a cupcake is eating two cupcakes, and the only thing better than eating two cupcakes is, as it follows, eating three. So imagine the way your kids' faces will light up when you bake them these gigantic Christmas tree cupcakes! Made of not one ...more

How To : Bake and decorate ice cream cone cake pops

What's better than ice cream or cupcakes? Ice cream and cupcakes combined into one taste bud-blasting dessert! Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to make ice cream cone shaped cake pops. After making the cake topper (the "ice cream" part), you can decora ...more

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