Black and White Bows
Easy Rose Bouquet
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.
Buttercakes with Sour Cream Frosting
So simple and yet so beautiful, these gorgeous cupcakes make a perfect stand-in for the traditional bridal bouquet made from roses.
Champagne Wedding Cupcakes
Cute candy flowers make a pretty topping for these tender buttermilk cupcakes. A filling of strawberry jam inside gives guests a sweet surprise.
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.
Love Note 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.
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Throw an engagement bash with whipped cream-stuffed cupcakes that spell out special messages in frosting.
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.
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.
Easy Berry Cheesecakes
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.
We like blueberries and strawberries, but you can adorn these cream cheese-frosted cupcakes with your favorite fresh fruits to suit the season.
Baby Bib Cupcakes
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.
ABC Block 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.
Easy Caps and Booties
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."
Lamb & Ducky Cupcakes
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.
Bird's Nest Cupcakes
These sweet, fluffy lambs and ducklings are easy to make using marshmallows, shredded coconut, and candies.
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.