”Awesome cupcakes - Creative Designs and Ideas!”
Cup cakes, or fairy cakes as they are sometimes known are actually small cakes baked in paper baking cups or foil baking cups. These cute cakes have made a popular come back in the last couple of years and are now widely used for party cakes and are also chosen as wedding cakes and party favors.
One good thing about fairy cakes is that they come in ready serving sizes which means no hassle of having to cut a larger cake.
Whatever occasion they are made for, these cakes are often seen as cute desserts. There are many different ways to decorate these cute cakes before even deciding on the type of frosting or icing to use:
And if you are not into fancy wrappers, baking cups or stands, then your imagination is the only limit when it comes to cup cake decorating ideas. From simple swirls of your favourite frosting on a cup cake, to complicated 3D fondant figurines and gumpaste flowers as toppers, you can decorate a cup cake in any way you can imagine.
Listed below are some of my cup cake designs. If you too have a great cup cake design, share it with us in our 'Cakes Gallery' page where generous readers like you have shared their cakes and cup cakes decorating ideas. Click here to find out more about submitting your decorating ideas.
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Do you have a great cup cake idea to share? Submit your cake picture and tell us your great decorating story here. And don't forget to check out all the awesome cup cake designs and ideas submitted by great visitors like you in the 'Cakes Gallery' page.