Archive of ‘tips & tricks’ category

New Feature: LIVE CHAT!

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I’m super excited to announce a new feature on JavaCupcake!  LIVE CHAT!  Sign up for my newsletter and never miss another post or recipe… SIGN UP HERE!  Now, when you’re making a JavaCupcake recipe and you need help, you can quickly ask me a question and get an instant answer!  I’m just a few clicks […] Read more…

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DIY Cupcake Tower

| DIY, tips & tricks, tutorials

Oreo Cupcakes with Oreo Balloon Pops | JavaCupcake.com #CupcakeWars

I’ve never owned a large cupcake tower. I know, that’s crazy-talk since I’ve made so many cupcakes for so many years! But I’ve never had a real need for a stand that held more than a couple dozen cupcakes.  Until now.  Last week I participated in Cupcake Wars, a community fundraiser for my husband’s Army […] Read more…

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Red Currants #RedCurrantWeek

| fruit, red currants, tips & tricks

The History of Red Currants #RedCurrantWeek | JavaCupcake.com

Johannisbeeren (in German) or Red Currants are a small, tart berry easily found in Western Europe during the summer months and are typically used in jams and baking.  This week, I’ll be sharing 4 amazing recipes plus some baking tips all featuring this fun berry… the red currant! I’ll be using the hashtag #RedCurrantWeek on […] Read more…

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Toy Story Checkerboard Cake

| birthday, cake, cakes, checkerboard cake, frosting and icing, recipes, tips & tricks, Toy Story, tutorials, vanilla cake

{Tutorial} Toy Story themed vanilla Checkerboard Cake frosted with vanilla buttercreaming decorated using the Petal Technique | JavaCupcake.com

Surprise your family and friends with your baking skills by making this Toy Story themed checkerboard petal cake!  With a little work, preparation and time… you can make a cake that will WOW everyone! This is the final post in the Toy Story themed party series!  And, I’m pretty certain I’ve saved the best for […] Read more…

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{Tutorial} Spring Cupcakes

| tips & tricks, tutorials

{Tutorial} Spring Cupcakes by JavaCupcake.com

Vanilla cupcakes don’t have to be… well, vanilla! They can be fun and exciting and beautiful too!  Just think of a vanilla cupcake as a blank canvas for creating any color or theme to match your event or party.  This tutorial will teach you how simple it is to transform a basic vanilla cupcake into […] Read more…

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