What Is Your Favorite Cupcake Book For Recipes?

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2yummy Posted 6 Jan 2010 , 4:50pm
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I am looking for a cupcake book that has great recipes in it. Do you have a favorite book?

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JGMB Posted 6 Jan 2010 , 6:02pm
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I have a good one by Ceri Hadda that's just called "Cupcakes." It's from 1995, though, so it's probably out of print.

I hope someone gives you another lead!!

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SandiOh Posted 6 Jan 2010 , 6:23pm
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the Cake Mix doctor "Cupcakes", has some delicious ideas.

I also like Warren Browns "Cakelove", I've made alot of his recipes into cupcakes and they turn out beautifully.

And of course, Martha Stewarts new cupcake cookbook has some wonderful recipes in it also

I love to search blogs too, so many wonderful ideas. check out howtoeatacupcake.net - her blog is fantastic, and she has links to alot of other great blogs too.

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Love2BakeCakes Posted 6 Jan 2010 , 6:54pm
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My cupcake book is called "500 Cupcakes" by Fergal Connolly. It came out in 2005. It is broken down into 10 cupcake specialties which are .... 1)Classic Cupcakes, 2) Fragrant & Spiced Cupcakes, 3) Chocolate Cupcakes, 4) Decadent Cupcakes, 5) Muffins, 6) Cupcakes for special occassions, 7)Cupcakes for kids, icon_cool.gif Wholesome Muffins, 9) Low-fat Cupcakes, and 10) Cupcakes for special diets.

Another good thing about this book is that from an original recipe it gives tons of variations. Hope this is helpful for you.

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janeoxo Posted 6 Jan 2010 , 7:07pm
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Mine is Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery by Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas. There is not hundreds as in the other books but what is in there I have found to be exceptional.

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2yummy Posted 6 Jan 2010 , 7:40pm
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wonderful! Thank you for the info. I will be searching out those books on Amazon and the blogs mentioned. icon_biggrin.gif

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2yummy Posted 7 Jan 2010 , 1:10am
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I love that, howtoeatacupcake.net, so many great recipes! thanks!!

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SandiOh Posted 7 Jan 2010 , 1:38pm
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don't forget to check out the links on the side of her blog too.....Honestly some of the best recipes I've tried have been found on blogs.

Sandi Oh

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Melnick Posted 7 Jan 2010 , 9:32pm
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The Australian Women's Weekly has a Cupcake book with THE most divine recipes! I have a few other recipe books (including the 500) but always find myself using the WW Cupcake book over any other.

Here's a link http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1863965637/?tag=cakecentral-20

I think it has been re-published since I bought it and is now called Cupcakes and fairycakes.

This link is to the actual one I definately bought but it has also been combined with their Cookies and their Cheesecakes book. It is definately worth the purchase! I had to buy them all separately!

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sweetcreationsbiz Posted 26 Jan 2010 , 8:23pm
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Ive been on a road speeding reading may cupcakes books for a few weeks. I have the Martha Stewart new book and I loke that one alot.

My overall fav is cupcakes! by Elinor Klivans. I love everything about it and there so much to learn fprm her in Chapter 1.

I HIGHLY recommend this book icon_lol.gif

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sugarandslice Posted 26 Jan 2010 , 8:47pm
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I second Melnick's recommendation. They are awesome books. The book "Cupcakes" is one of my all-time favourite books (not just recipe books - ALL books icon_biggrin.gif )

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Mensch Posted 27 Jan 2010 , 5:56am
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Elinor Klivans's book... fantastic! Dede Wilson also has a cupcake book which I like.

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