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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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LATEST BLOG POSTS

Jubilee Cupcakes & Vintage Candy opens in Tacoma, WA

Two months ago I visited Sweet Things Cupcakes in the Proctor District of North Tacoma, WA.  A quaint little cupcake and vintage clothing shop nestled in an old Tacoma house.

Ask the Baker – Sabrina of The Immortal Bakery

JavaCupcake Note: This is the 12th post in the “Ask the Baker” series featuring interviews with bakers and bakery owners!   Click here to see the complete list of bakers being interviewed. …

Ask the Baker: Porche Lovely of Lovely Confections Bakery

JavaCupcake Note: This is the 11th post in the “Ask the Baker” series featuring interviews with bakers and bakery owners!   Click here to see the complete list of bakers being interviewed. …

Portland Cupcake Crawl: Saint Cupcake

Our third stop in our Portland Cupcake Crawl, Saint Cupcake, was the only shop that I had heard about before coming down to Portland.  Saint Cupcake is located at 407…

Portland Cupcake Crawl: Sweetpea Baking Company

Our second stop on our Portland Cupcake Crawl was the vegan bake shop Sweetpea Baking Company located 1205 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97214.  Sweetpea makes from scratch, everyday, 100%…

Ask the Baker: Sarah Smallwood of Life is Sweet

JavaCupcake Note: This is the tenth post in the “Ask the Baker” series featuring interviews with bakers and bakery owners!   Click here to see the complete list of bakers being interviewed. …

Cupcake Wars: A Rant.

Happy Monday and First Day of Summer… it’s such a pretty GRAY chilly day out. FABULOUS. Ok not to beat a dead cupcake so to speak but today I am…

Cake Doughnuts for Dad

My dad has been talking for years about the cake doughnuts that his mother would make for him growing up and how much he LOVES them.  Sometimes, when he’s lucky,…

Food Network’s Cupcake Wars – My Reaction

Food Network’s Cupcake Wars started this week with two episodes.  Sunday’s was the George Lopez celebrity golf tournament episode and Tuesday was the SeaWorld episode.  I wasn’t able to catch…

Ask the Baker: Rebecca Treherne of Alice in Cakeland

JavaCupcake Note: This is the ninth post in the “Ask the Baker” series featuring interviews with bakers and bakery owners!   Click here to see the complete list of bakers being interviewed. …

Portland Cupcake Crawl: Bliss Bake Shop

The first stop on our Portland Cupcake Crawl was Bliss Bake Shop located at 4708 Northwest Bethany Boulevard, Portland, OR.  What a treat this was too… it couldn’t have been a…

Ask the Baker: Jamie of My Baking Addiction

JavaCupcake Note: This is the eighth post in a series titled, “Ask the Baker” featuring interviews with bakers and bakery owners!