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Crazy About Cupcakes - Krystina Castella New softcover recipe book

Crazy About Cupcakes - Krystina Castella New softcover recipe book

Crazy About Cupcakes - Krystina Castella New softcover recipe book



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New softcover book, 256 pages, published 2006.

Crazy About Cupcakes helps you go cupcake crazy!

With nearly 300 awesome, mouthwatering ideas to choose from, home bakers will find the right recipe for any occasion and every palate. And whether they're chocolaty, spicy, crunchy, fruity, or creamy, these exquisitely decorated treats look as astounding as they taste - perfect little temptations designed to make adults nostalgic and children happy. All the basics are lovingly explained so anyone can whip up a beautiful batch, and there are varieties for every day (from healthy cupcakes to ice cream indulgences). Plus, to make things easy, an entire chart- and template-filled chapter focuses on flavour combinations and design elements.

Chapters include:

  • Cupcake Baiscs - storing and transporting cupcakes, ingredients and substitutions
  • Baking and Decorating Techniques - baking, decorating, tools, chocolate techniques, sugar paste icings and marzipan, shaping icings and marzipan, fruits and citrus garnishes
  • Recipes - cupcake recipes, frosting recipes, topping recipes, filling recipes
  • Everyday Cupcakes - breakfast, hidden surprises, healthy, cookie and candy, totally chocolate, ice-cream
  • Parties - tea parties, luau beach party cupcakes, dinner party, cocktail party, office party and coffee break cupcakes, TV party cupcakes
  • Holidays - Christmas, New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Cultural Holidays
  • Events and Occasions - birthday, baby, wedding, teen turning points, fundraiser bake sales
  • Kids Cupcakes - Lemonade, favourite foods, friendly faces, kids world, toy animals
  • Flavour Combinations and Design Elements - Cupcakes and frosting suggestions, marbelized and layered combinations, mix-in suggestions, cupcake circle templates, cupcake face templates

This book is a US publication. All measurements are in imperial and cup and spoon, most are cup and spoon.

About the author
Krystina Castella is an industrial designer and professor who designs environments, furniture, clothing, stationary, housewares, toys and cupcakes. Crazy about Cupcakes combines her lifetime love of baking with her design and teaching experience. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband Brian and turtle George.

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Crazy About Cupcakes by Krystina Castella


Cookbooks Australia has a great range of new, used and out of print recipe books to suit all tastes and palates. Basic, how-to and general cookbooks, international cuisines, favourite chefs and cooks, cake decorating and cupcake recipe books, slow cooker, pressure cooker, quick and easy, comfort food, cookbooks especially for chldren, Australian Women's Weekly recipe books, vintage old favourites from the CWA, Green and Gold, Commonsense Cookery Books. If you are looking for a family favourite recipe or cookbook to give to your daughter, son or to replace your mother's or your own falling-apart copy, it might be here!



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