Who wants cupcakes? Long a staple dessert of birthdays and holidays, cupcakes are more popular than ever kids of all ages. In A Baker's Field Guide to Cupcakes, you'll find 15 master recipes for cake batters and frostings and 60 easy-to-follow recipes for creatively decorated cupcakes for holidays, special occasions, or anytime you need a treat! Adults will enjoy ringing in the New Year with "Champagne Cupcakes or presenting someone special with a plateful of Heartfelt Cupcakes. On Mother's Day, kids can help bake Mom a batch of Breakfast-in-Bed Cupcakes, and they'll be delighted to dig into Dirt and Worms Cupcakes at a birthday party. With a color photograph of every recipe, A Baker's Field Guide to Cupcakes gives you everything you need to make scrumptious, fun, and irresistible cupcakes at any time of the year!
Dede Wilson is the author of A Baker's Field Guide series, Christmas Cooking for Dummies, Appetizers for Dummies, and The Wedding Cake Book. She is a contributing editor to Bon Appetit and the host of Seasonings with Dede Wilson, a PBS cooking show. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.