Hello, Cupcake!

Irresistibly Playful Creations Anyone Can Make

by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson

Hello, Cupcake!

Paperback, 230 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $15.95 | purchase

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An imaginative array of unique cupcake designs explains how to use snack items and common candies to create a variety of confectionery masterpieces to suit any occasion, from a big-top circus cupcake tier for a child's birthday, to a white cupcake Christmas wreath, ghost chocolate cupcakes, turkey cupcake place cards, or sausage and pepperoni pizza cupcakes for April Fool's Day. Original.

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For every cook, there is a line in the sand one does not cross. I think I found mine when I first came face-to-face with cupcakes in the shape of terriers. Hello, Cupcake! was a New York Times bestseller in 2009, mostly because of its subversive, trompe l'oeil spirit. Here are cupcakes that look like billiard balls, cupcakes that look like corn on the cob, cupcakes that look like pandas and sharks. As in most cake decor books, taste is not the focus of Hello,

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