Episode 104: Cupcakes

When is a cake not a cake? When it’s a cupcake! The same decorating tips you use on more elaborate designs are the basis for quick, easy and elegant cupcakes. From chocolate swirl to monsters, you’ll love these designs. Our second project is all about embellishment – ez decorating with candy, gum drops and sprinkles. And our final feature is cupcakes and more – how you arrange the finished cupcakes can create the look of a cake!


Balloons Aloft Cupcakes

Let your cupcakes help carry the party look. The bold primary colored balloons piped on top can match the real balloons you use to decorate the room!

Blooming Bright Cupcakes

This fun “flower arrangement” shows you how important presentation can be. Even smooth iced cupcakes can become so much more to set the tone for the celebration.

Caterpillar Cupcakes

It’s a great transformation—from a single cupcake into a big, colorful party treat! So simple, with tops iced in various colors and legs or antennae made from licorice and spice drops.

Confetti Cupcakes

With just a little help from you, a cupcake becomes a thing of beauty! Top each treat with a simple icing swirl, then add the confetti sprinkles and a candle.

Cool Zoo Cupcakes

Toppers are a quick way to dress up cupcakes—and give little guests something fun to take home.

Craving Chocolate Cupcakes

The look is chunky, the taste is chocolate! Amidst the icing swirls are tempting candy wafers and chips for a sinfully delicious treat.

Flowers & Candy Cupcakes

Everyone will love these edible flowers! The petals are flattened spice drops, which are fanned in a circle for a fully-blossomed look.

Have-A-Ball Cupcakes

Every season’s in play on an action-packed cupcake display! Just ice the tops smooth and add the stitched detail—every one’s a winner.

Holly Wreath Cupcakes

There’s always time to create festive cupcakes—even in the busy holiday season. Simply ice smooth, then position the candy-coated chocolate wreath and you’re good to go!

Monster Muncher Cupcakes

Cupcakes can become real characters! Using pull-out stars and gumballs, it’s easy to create a furry friend for everyone’s plate.

Sporting Fun Cupcakes

You can field a great-looking batch of cupcakes with ease. Cover the tops with easy pull-out grass, then add the fantastic finish—a colorful sports icing decoration.

Kolorful Kaleidoscope Kupcakes!

Candy and sprinkles do all the work on these simply iced treats. It’s a dazzling mixture of color and tastes everyone will enjoy.

Treat Train Loaf Cakes

With a cargo of colorful candy on brightly iced cakes, kids are sure to be on board for this party presentation!

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.