Much like pink is the new black, cupcakes are the new cake! They're cute, they're versatile, they are perfectly sized in individual portions, and they come with a handy wrapper! We're loving the new cookbook that's devoted to this baked treat and think you'll love adding The Big Book of Cupcakes to your kitchen library.

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Southern Living Big Book of Cupcakes

The Big Book of Cupcakes Review

Presented by Southern Living, the Big Book of Cupcakes by Jan Moon take a foray into the art of cupcake making, featuring 150 delicious recipes for the perfect treat. Moon is the proprietress of Dreamcakes Bakery in Alabama and a cupcake connoisseur, who shares amazing ideas and recipes for bakers of all levels.

The Big Book of Cupcakes features four groupings of recipes, with flavors, colors and themes to reflect the changing seasons. From light Strawberry Milkshake cupcakes to ward off Spring Fever to Pumpkin Patch cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese icing for the fall follies, Moon has a recipe for every season and every occasion.

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The introductory section is entitled Cupcakes 101 and provides plenty of advice for the baker, including what to buy, where to buy it, what tools to use, and, most importantly, how to make the icing look as pretty as cupcakes bought at the store.

Our initial taste test from the Big Book of Cupcakes resulted in 2 dozen Pink Lemonade Cupcakes, perfectly frosted in pink, and shared by my 8 year old helper for an end of the year party. She's already paging through the book and marking the next recipes to try. Blackberry Summer? Peaches and Cream? Or maybe, a Mojito cupcake for moms.

The Big Book of Cupcakes is available on Amazon.com for $19.95

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