Archive for the 'Books' Category

Cookbooks with Vegan Cupcake Recipes

By on Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Here is a list I have compiled of cookbooks that have vegan cupcake recipes…

1. Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World: 75 Dairy-Free Recipes for Cupcakes that Rule by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

2. Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

3. Vegan with a Vengeance : Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

4.  The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassi… by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

5.  My Sweet Vegan: passionate about dessert by Hannah Kaminsky

6.  Sinfully Vegan: Over 140 Decadent Desserts to Satisfy Every Vegan’s Sweet Tooth by Lois Dieterly

7.  Simple Treats: A Wheat-Free, Dairy-Free Guide to Scrumptious Baked Goods by Ellen Abraham

8.  Crazy About Cupcakes By Krystina Castella

If you know of any others please leave a comment with the name of the cookbook you know of that has vegan cupcake recipes and I will add it.

McCormick Giveaway

By on Tuesday, April 7th, 2009



Our friends at McCormick have teamed up with Hello, Cupcake! author Karen Tack to share some fun decorating ideas all using food color! What better way to get rid of the winter blues than with vibrant colors in our spring time treats!

Also, McCormick has this cool new digital color creator tool on its Web site that allows you to choose your favorite color and it gives you the formula to creating the perfect shade.

One lucky ATC Reader will win a Color Creativity Kit that includes:

  • Food colors
  • Tips on how to decorate with food color
  • Hello, Cupcake! Cookbook
  • Tools for decorating with color including, frosting bags, paint brush, spatula and cupcake liners

To enter please comment below sharing your favorite decorating tip.

Winner will be chosen by on April 12th, 2009.

Good Luck Cupcakes!

***Contest is now closed!***

The winner is comment #55

Lisa Smiley

April 8th, 2009 at 6:23 pm I love pretty swirls using the 1M and 2D tips…when you put a bit of vanilla icing in and then chocolate icing, you get a really neat two toned swirl!

Congrats to the winner! I will be contacting you shortly!

Cupcake Kit for Baking & Decorating

By on Sunday, April 5th, 2009


Cupcake Kit for Baking & Decorating $19.95

This kit has all the tools you need to make and decorate dozens of festive cup-sized confections! In addition to the 14 scrumptious recipes, it also includes decorative paper liners, a pastry bag, and an assortment of pastry bag tips for creating adorable icing decorations atop your delicious creations. Make the cutest cupcakes ever, or give the kit as a gift to your favorite chef!
* 6″ x 8″ x 2 1/2″
* Grosgrain ribbon handle
* 64-page booklet
* 250 cupcake liners (2 sizes)
* Pastry bag
* 5 piping tips
* 11 color photographs
* Published in January, 2009
* ISBN 9780811866590

Available at Plasticland.

CLUES for CASH GIVEAWAY! WIN $100! Only from The Cupcakes Club!

By on Friday, January 2nd, 2009


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Are you ready? We will give you THREE clues to find the THREE answers from Shakin Up Soccer, Summer Style, Book #1. When you have the answers, come back here and leave your comment with the THREE answers- YOU MUST HAVE ALL 3 ANSWERS TO BE CORRECT.

We will NOT POST your answers- but WILL POST your “username” IF YOU ARE CORRECT.  On 1/16/09 we will a winner out of the correct answers to win $100 that we will send in a form of a cashier’s check to an address you provide.            EASY PEASY! Our next Cupcakes Clues for Cash giveaway will be 2/1/09- but order your books today to win this time.

*PS. why give out cash to The Cupcakes Club book readers? We feel that if you purchased, borrowed, or received one of our books we want to THANK YOU for supporting The Cupcakes Club! Selling our books and products allow us to have GIVEAWAYS for EVERY Cupcake member.


1. What is the name of Summer’s Soccer Team?

2. What is the FULL name of the Student Council President at the Cupcakes middle school?

3. What is the name of the restaurant that Summer and her family go to and eat pizza with Zach?

Please visit this link with your answers. Good luck.

This is just one of the many fantastic contests from The Cupcakes Club.

Cupcakes (Hardcover)

By on Monday, December 29th, 2008


Cupcakes (Hardcover) by Susanna Tee

Available at Amazon.

This is one of the cookbooks I got for Christmas! ;)

Twilight Cupcakes

By on Sunday, December 28th, 2008


Twilight Cupcakes on flickr by SweetToothFairy .

Anyone else hooked?

Cupcakes! from the Cake Doctor Cookbook by Anne Byrn

By on Friday, December 19th, 2008


Cupcakes! from the Cake Doctor Cookbook by Anne Byrn

Best selling cookbook author Anne Byrn takes cupcakes to the next level. Proving that cupcakes can do everything a big cake can do, only better.

Here are 135 dazzling recipes – and you’ll never believe they started with a mix.
Make Easter Basket cupcakes, Pilgrim Hats, Halloween Spider cupcakes, Snowman cupcakes, Jelly doughnut cupcakes, Fortune cookie cupcakes and a Cupcake wedding cake.

Muffin recipes, too!

Available at The Kitchen Store for $14.95!