Trophy Cupcakes and Parties!: Deliciously Fun Party Ideas and Recipes from Seattle's Prize-Winning Cupcake Bakery

Trophy Cupcakes and Parties!: Deliciously Fun Party Ideas and Recipes from Seattle's Prize-Winning Cupcake Bakery


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Seattle's favorite cupcake bakery, Trophy Cupcakes and Party, is adored for its mouthwatering cupcakes and charming party favors. It’s also the go-to place for anyone looking to throw a phenomenal celebration, and now their recipes and party secrets are yours in this essential guide for every occasion--from luxe soirées like a sparkling engagement celebration, or an exotic Moroccan-themed bash, to crafty kids' parties, such as a bike parade and picnic, or a forest fairy tea party. Inside are recipes for Trophy's most prized flavor--red velvet!--as well as their popular everyday flavors like salted caramel and triple chocolate, and unique ones such as piña colada, and a gluten-free orange almond rose. You’ll also get the basics on how to dream up party themes, create DIY crafts, as well as decorating and entertaining ideas, and insider baking and frosting tips, all from Trophy founder Jennifer Shea.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570618642
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication date: 09/24/2013
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

A life-long baker and party-maker, Jennifer Shea founded Seattle's Trophy Cupcakes and Party in 2007. Her passion for creating dreamy, decadent cupcakes has made Trophy the city's favorite cupcake bakery. In 2012, Seattle magazine named Shea #21 in "The Top 70 Power Players of the Seattle Food World." She lives in Seattle with her family, and loves to make every day feel like a party.

Rina Jordan is a Seattle-based food photographer.

Table of Contents

The Party Starts Here 1

Party Planning 101 7

Trophy's Techniques, Tips & Tricks 23

Sparkle, Color & Pattern 41

Wow them with the three Simplest party, themes ever

Sparkle: Engagement Party 43

Color: Aqua Pool Party 51

Pattern: Baby Shower 59

Color: Red Party 65

Away we Go! 69

Ideas + inspiration for celebrating dreamy destinations

Destination: Paris 71

Destination: Mexico 81

Destination: Hawaii 88

Destination: Seattle 95

Colorful Characters 99

Celebrate with superheroes, forest fairies, Warhol, and Kitty White

Superhero Training Camp Party 101

Forest Fairy Tea Party 109

Pop Art Party 115

Hello Kitty Party 121

Fictitious Fêtes 125

Step into the world of beloved books and movies for amazingly creative parties

Berenstain Bears Bike Parade & Picnic 127

Casablanca Party 133

Life Aquatic Party 139

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Party 145

Pastimes & Passions 149

Throw a one-of-a-kind party celebrating a hobby, passion, or activity

Baking: Cupcake Party 151

Music: Rock Star Party 159

Camping Party 167

Ballerina Birthday Party 173

Recipes: Batters, Butterereams & More 177

Acknowledgments 219

Resources 221

Index 228

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