Pretty Cupcakes for Bridal and Baby Showers
Make the most of these special occasions by serving lovely cupcakes custom-crafted for the guest of honor. We've got sweet ideas for baby shower cupcakes and bridal shower treats. Plus, get our tips for topping purchased cupcakes with pretty garnishes and adorable decorations.
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Buttercakes with Sour Cream Frosting
Cute candy flowers make a pretty topping for these tender buttermilk cupcakes. A filling of strawberry jam inside gives guests a sweet surprise.
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Champagne Wedding Cupcakes
Honor the bride-to-be with extravagant mini tiered wedding cakes covered in champagne-infused frosting. Edible glitter and luster dust add an air of romance.
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Love Note Cupcakes
Throw an engagement bash with whipped cream-stuffed cupcakes that spell out special messages in frosting.
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Red Velvet Cupcakes
Romantic red velvet mini cakes suit the starry-eyed atmosphere at wedding showers and engagement parties. Chocolate heart cutouts make a pretty (and simple) treat on the side.
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So simple, yet so elegant, these petite desserts will shine at any spring or summertime shower. Before serving, slip the decorated cupcakes -- paper bake cup and all -- into a second, more colorful bake cup.
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Frozen strawberries make this white cake mix fix-up taste like made-from-scratch goodness. Make each cupcake look extra special by tying a thin satin ribbon around the outside of the paper liner.
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Easy Berry Cheesecakes
We like blueberries and strawberries, but you can adorn these cream cheese-frosted cupcakes with your favorite fresh fruits to suit the season.
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Party guests will savor the sweet-tart lemon curd filling in these luscious cupcakes. Lemon zest and slices of fresh lemon make a fragrant garnish.
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Baby Bib Cupcakes
These adorable bibs are the perfect cupcakes for a baby shower. What better way to celebrate baby-to-be than with pastel baby cakes decorated to look like bibs? Use moldable fondant and tinted frosting to create these adorable treats.
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ABC Block Cupcakes
Tinted frosting and cutout fondant letters turn square cupcakes into precious pastel baby blocks. Feeling ambitious? Use the cupcakes to spell out a special message, such as "Welcome, Baby."
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Easy Caps and Booties
Design these darling caps and booties using a pastry bag filled with tinted frosting. Use a star tip to add tassels to the caps and a small round tip to add bows to the booties.
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Lamb and Ducky Cupcakes
These sweet, fluffy baby shower cupcakes feature lambs and ducklings made using marshmallows, shredded coconut, and candies.
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Bird's Nest Cupcakes
Cater to the mom-to-be's nesting instinct with these sweet cupcakes made with frosted chow mein noodles and jelly beans. Another option is to top with a regular-size Peeps candy and a mini Peeps candy to represent mother and baby.
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