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Hi, I’m Betsy!

I’m the Head Cupcake
and Creative Mastermind
behind everything you find at JavaCupcake!

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Sugar Cookie Chocolate Thumbprints - Pillowy sugar cookies rolled in sugar crystals with chocolate truffle centers | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Sugar Cookie Chocolate Thumbprints

Pillowy soft cookies rolled in colorful sugar with silky smooth chocolate truffle centers make these Sugar Cookie Chocolate Thumbprints one of the most delicious cookies I’ve ever made! After moving…

Donut Sugar Cookies - your favorite soft sugar cookie frosted with buttercream to look like a donut! | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Donut Sugar Cookies

Everyone loves donuts, but I think everyone is going to love these Donut Sugar Cookies even more! Jenny Keller of jenny cookies is my sugar cookie hero.  I have loved making…

Top 12 Essentials for Home Bakers | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Top 12 Essentials for Home Bakers

Some of my favorite things in the kitchen are tools that make baking simple and easy!  These are my Top 12 Essentials for Home Bakers! Mixing bowls I have 7 mixing…

Flower Pot Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Flower Pot Cupcakes

Spring is here and these Flower Pot Cupcakes will make the perfect dessert for a garden party or Spring soiree! I subscribe to Cake Style on YouTube and one of…

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{Review} Georgetown Cupcake – Washington, DC

In the bustling suburbs of Washington, DC, Georgetown Cupcake is a famous bakery that serves up delicious cupcakes to thousands of fans hoping to get a glimpse into stars behind the…

Washington DC Cherry Blossoms | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Washington DC Cherry Blossoms

For only a few days in Spring, the Tidal Basin at The National Mall in Washington, DC shifts into beautiful shades of pink, white, and green in a magical celebration…

Peeps White Chocolate S'mores | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Peeps White Chocolate S’mores

S’mores aren’t just for summertime campfires anymore!  Just as the seasons are changing and the weather is getting warmer, these Peeps White Chocolate S’mores are the perfect dessert for Spring! My…

Spring Painted Candy Jars | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Spring Painted Candy Jars

Whether you need a unique hostess gift or Easter decor for your home, these Spring Painted Candy Jars are uncomplicated to make and incredibly adorable!  Last year in my Glam Easter…

Bunny Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Bunny Cupcakes

Being a busy Mom coming up with cute, delicious desserts for Easter can sometimes be a daunting task.  These semi-homemade Bunny Cupcakes are not only adorable, but they are sure…

Curious George Party - Decorations, desserts, and more! | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Curious George Party

Create an inexpensive, colorful, and fun Curious George Party using these simple and creative ideas! A month after my family moved from Germany to Virginia, my son turned 4 years…

{Review} Sprinkles Cupcakes in Georgetown, Washington, DC | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

{Review} Sprinkles Cupcakes – Washington, DC

If you’re looking for a delicious cupcake in Washington DC, look no further than Sprinkles Cupcakes! It only took me two weeks of being back in the USA to start…

Red Velvet Oreo Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Red Velvet Oreo Cupcakes

Don’t be fooled, these aren’t your average red velvet cupcakes.  These Red Velvet Oreo Cupcakes are made with an entire pack of Red Velvet Oreo Cookies and topped with a…