Pretty Cupcakes for Bridal & Baby Showers

Make the most of these special occasions by serving lovely cupcakes custom-crafted for the guest of honor.


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Black and White Bows
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Black and White Bows

    Candy bows made of bittersweet chocolate and white chocolate ganaches top these elegant cupcakes. If you'd like, tint the frosting and bows with food coloring to match the bride's wedding colors.

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Easy Rose Bouquet

    So simple and yet so beautiful, these gorgeous cupcakes make a perfect stand-in for the traditional bridal bouquet made from roses.

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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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Monogram Cupcakes

    Start her march to the altar in style by serving frosted cupcakes adorned with the bride's monogram. If desired, tint the frosting in colors that coordinate with her wedding colors.

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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) topper.

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Lemon-Poppyseed Cupcakes

    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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Strawberry Cupcakes

    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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Lemon Dreams

    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

    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 & Ducky Cupcakes

    These sweet, fluffy lambs and ducklings are easy to make 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 Peep candy and mini Peep candy to represent mother and baby.

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