What can we say about cupcakes and cookies? Or, should we say – what can we NOT say about cupcakes and cookies? They are cute, sweet and delicious, pretty on the eye, delectable, just the right size for big or small …. And, just scrumptious and perfect for a sweet tooth craving!

A little bit of history…

Also known as a “fairy cake” (British English) or a “patty cake” (Australian English), this little delightful cake has been traced back to having being mentioned as early back as 1976 and then written about in 1828 in a cookbook.

A little bit of toppings…

When it comes to topping ideas for cupcakes, the sky is the limit! Here are a few ideas:

  • Frosting / Fondant – any colour goes! Depending on the occasion, opt for the associated colours.
  • Whipped Cream
  • Hundreds and thousands
  • Cherries
  • Chocolate / Chocolate Chips / Chocolate Ganache
  • Caramel
  • Jams
  • Smarties / marshmellows, speckled eggs
  • Sugar Flowers, butterflies or heart shapes

Combine the frosting or fondant with some of other toppings mentioned above, you are sure to have a winner.

Check out the photos below of some beautiful cup cakes created by some of our fabulous cake makers:

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