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Fancy Cupcakes

From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.

Cupcakes

Piping Basics

All cakes are wonderful, but when piped with stars, hearts, or friendly faces, they're truly something to celebrate. Read on to learn how to use a pastry bag and pastry tips to create a unique masterpiece. It's so easy that even kids can do it!

Food

Yellow Butter Cupcakes

Classic yellow butter cupcakes got perfectly with a variety of frostings -- from Chocolate Ganache Glazes to our classic Seven-Minute Frosting.

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

Perfect Seven-Minute Frosting

This cake frosting is named for the length of time it must be beaten in the final stage.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Dessert

But really, what's the deal with butter in coffee? http://thekitc.hn/ZLKdFS

Whether a Dutch oven or a crock pot is your slow-cooking mode of choice, we've got ten recipes from 2013 to put it to use: http://thekitc.hn/JiHFdy