Bright blooms for Spring!

Posted on April 14, 2017.

There are few things I love more than giving or receiving a bouquet of beautiful flowers. So I was bowled over when I saw these springy cake pops from Better Homes and Gardens that look like they’re fresh from the garden. Give them a try, and you’ll make someone very happy.

Spring floral cake pops

Fresh, bright blooming cake pops for the spring table

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You spin me right round

Posted on November 27, 2016.

Looking for something fun for the Hanukkah table? These easy-to-make dreidel cupcakes will put a smile on any child’s face this season. We found these super-cute cupcakes on the Party Animal blog.

Dreidel cupcakes

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These cupcakes get an A+

Posted on September 1, 2016.

My kids aren’t always super-excited to head back to school in the fall. But I bet these clever cupcakes could persuade even the most reluctant student to get on that yellow bus. I know I’d happily crack a book to get at these! Get the recipe at Dukes & Duchesses.

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Here come the bride–and groom

Posted on May 13, 2016.

I’m getting married this summer, so I’ve been searching the Internet for unique dessert ideas for my wedding. In my searches, I happened upon these darling bride and groom cake pops, which would be a big hit at any wedding. Check out the recipe on the Tablespoon blog, and happy wedding season!

Bride and groom cake pops.

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Love at first bite

Posted on January 22, 2016.

Each year, I look for creative new Valentine’s Day cupcake recipes, and after this  year’s search, I was not disappointed. Imagine the delight after your kids bite into one of these adorable cupcakes from the Hoosier Made blog. You can find more photos, instructions and the recipe here

Heart Cupcakes

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Cake pop candy corn treats

Posted on August 26, 2015.

 

Up here in Minnesota, although it’s only the end of August, it’s beginning to feel like fall already. And these clever candy corn cake pops from www.uncommondesignsonline.com are just perfect for the cooler weather that comes with sweet corn season. Happy fall!

 

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Posted on April 13, 2015.

Now that it’s officially Spring, we’re looking for cupcakes to mirror its freshness. We found just what we were seeking on marthastewart.com. These adorable cupcakes would be perfect for a baby shower, kids party or a spring tea. Come on in, Spring! You are most welcome!

Spring cupcakes

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Warm Fuzzies for Valentine’s Day

Posted on January 9, 2015.

Remember those little fuzzy pompon stickers with messages attached to them that were very popular in the ’70s and ’80s? Well, they’re back in the form of these cutest-ever Valentine’s Day cake pops we found on cafemom.com. And better yet, it wouldn’t take a whole lot of reimagining to see them as kids’ party favors. Check out the recipe here: http://www.cafemom.com/group/21665/forums/read/15906259/Warm_Fuzzy_Cake_Balls

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Houston, we have an a cupcake!

Posted on September 27, 2014.

 

Astronaut cupcakes are a blast!

Just when I thought I’d seen everything, I spotted these adorable astronaut cupcakes on goodtoknow.uk.co. They’d make a great birthday treat and, as a bake sale contribution, would be a best seller. You can find the recipe here.

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THIS is innovation!

Posted on June 20, 2014.

Now these are an example of looking at an old thing (cupcake liners) in a new way (bonnets for cake pops). If a baby shower for a girl is in the cards, I can’t think of a better thing to serve. So clever and fresh. The photo comes to us via Bakerella, and the cake pops were made by Veronika in Australia for her daughter’s christening. Baby girl cake pops

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