Cupcakes! by Elinor Klivans

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What's short and sweet and cute as a button? Cupcakes! And everyone loves 'em! Trusted favorites at picnics, potlucks, and bake sales, cupcakes go equally well at relaxed and informal gatherings or at elegant parties. Here are 50 scrumptious ways to bring smiles and those nostalgic memories back faster than a kid can lick the batter off a beater. Try a Cinnamon Sugar Puff Cupcake—they go from mixing bowl to oven to one happy taker in less than an hour. Who needs a peanut butter cup when there's a peanut butter cupcake in the house? Ethereal Lemon Angel Cupcakes soar even higher when served with some fresh seasonal fruit. With tips and techniques for perfect cupcake-making, basic "head-start" recipes, and gorgeous photographs, it's time to get out the baking pans and join the cupcake craze. These diminutive cakes may be small but they stand tall in the world of sweets.

About Elinor Klivans

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Elinor Klivans is a former pastry chef and bestselling author of several home baking cookbooks. She lives in Camden, Maine. Yunhee Kim is a New York-based photographer specializing in food.
Published June 24, 2011 by Chronicle Books LLC. 144 pages
Genres: Cooking, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Lush, larger-than-life photographs are just the icing on the cupcake that is this delightful contribution to the canon of confectionary cookbooks.

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Let cool in pan 10 minutes, then transfer cupcakes to wire rack to cool completely.

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