How to
Make Wedding Cupcakes

How to make Cupcakes Video Tutorial With Recipe included.

Wedding cupcakes are a piece of cake, right? Well obviously - but if nobody's ever shown you how to make wedding cupcakes, follow this video tutorial, the wedding cupcake recipes are included.

With a cupcake wedding cake, you'll save time and effort with the cutting and distribution of the cake; not to mention the extra expense of the traditional tiered wedding cake.

You can make an eleborate cupcake tiered wedding cake instead of the traditional buttercream or rolled fondant cakes - or you could have both.

wedding cupcakeesA tiered wedding cake with one single fondant cake on top, with the remainder being cupcake wedding cakes as in the picture on the left. This totally works and looks superb.

Making Cupcakes

The following video tutorial will teach you how to make cupcakes for any occasion.

You can transform them into wedding cupcakes with just a few flourishes or theme-specific decorations using icing or buttercream flower designs.

Try your luck at making these wonderful wedding cupcakes.

How To Make Cup Cakes (Recipe by Chef Alison May - Making Wedding Cupcakes - Video duration is 1:44 minutes)

Recipe for How to make cupcakes

Cake Mixture

Icing Mixture

* 180 g butter * 500 g icing sugar, sifted
* 180 g caster sugar * 500 g icing sugar, sifted
* 3 medium eggs, beaten * food colouring as desired
* 1 tsp vanilla essence
* 180 g self-raising flour
* 1⁄2 tsp baking powder
* 1 Tbsp milk

Instructions for How to make cupcakes

Step 1: Preheat Oven
Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Line two 12-hole bun tins with paper cake cases.
Step 2: Cake Mixture
Cream 175g butter and 175g caster sugar together until light and fluffy. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla essence and gradually beat in 3 beaten eggs little by little, if the mixture curdles add a table spoon of flour and continue beating. Sift in 175g self-raising flour and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and gently fold in. The mixture should easily drop off the spoon. If it doesn't, add a little milk and keep stirring.
Step 3: Bake
Divide the mixture between the cake cases filling each on about 3⁄4 full, and bake for 12-15 mins, until they are pale golden and springy to the touch. (if one tray is on a lower shelf in the oven it may need a little longer). Cool on a wire rack.
Step 4: Icing
Combine 500g icing sugar with 5 tablespoons water and stir until it reaches a smooth consistency. Divide the mixture into 2 or 3 bowls and colour each bowl with your chosen food colouring, mixing thoroughly.
Top each cake with icing and a sugar flower or cherry, leave to set.
Recipe by Chef Alison May

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1. Prepare cupcake cases.
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2. Mixing cupcake mixture.
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3. Fill cases 3/4 full.
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4. Place cupcakes in oven.
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5. Allow to cupcakes to cool.
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6. Ice & decorate cupcakes.

7. Wedding cupcakes, the finished product.

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making your own cake, frosting & icing

Making your own Cake

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If you think you would enjoy making a wedding cake, here you'll find a step by step video tutorial with easy to follow instructions that any novice can follow. A two tiered wedding cake is easier than you think.

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Wedding cupcakes are a piece of cake, right? Well obviously - but if nobody's ever shown you how to make wedding cupcakes, follow this video tutorial, the wedding cupcake recipes are included.

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make your own wedding cakeWouldn't it be fantastic to be able to make expert wedding cake decorations using rolled fondant icing? You'll learn how to make a decorative white bow to place on top of your finished wedding cake.

3 Cup cake decorating design ideas:

make your own wedding cakeCupcake decorating isn't merely a skill, it is an artform, but with the right cake decorating tools and the right cake decorating instructions, any cake decorating neophyte can turn her hand to cake decorating for weddings.

Make a buttercream flower bouquet for wedding cupcakes:

This cupcake decorating video tutorial has easy to follow cake decorating instructions. You'll learn to make perfect yellow Begonia and pink Carnation buttercream flower cake decorations and other simple cake decorations. Create and execute your own cake decorating design ideas.

Wedding cake decorations - learn to make sugar flowers:

Learn the fine art of cake decorating for weddings. This video tutorial will show you how to make sugar flowers to decorate you own wedding cake. It's a step by step cake decorating instructions on how to make expert wedding cake decorations.

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How to cover a cake with rolled fondant:

make your own wedding cakeHere you'll learn how to cover your wedding cake with rolled fondant icing. Making it so easy to decorate. You can either decorate your cake with silk or fresh flowers, swirls of buttercream frosting and or decorative scuptured sugar decorations. The sky's the limit.

How to cover a cake with buttercream frosting:

make your own wedding cakeDo you want to know the best and most efficient way to cover your cake with buttercream frosting? In this video tutorial you will learn how to achieve a perfectly smooth finish and prepare it for some simple cake decorations.

How to make marshmallow fondant:

This marshmallow fondant recipe is complete with instructions with a mini video with pictures. Marshmallow fondant is not so difficult to make. It's easy to work with, is deliciously tasty and the beautifully smooth white finish is the perfect base for wedding cake decorating.

How to make Swiss buttercream icing:

This delicious Swiss buttercream icing recipe is gorgeous and yummy and so easy to make, you'll wonder why you don't eat Swiss buttercream everyday. Psst! Too much of a good thing is a little naughty, that's why.

Vanilla buttercream icing recipe:

This traditional vanilla buttercream frosting recipe is commonly used for icing wedding cakes as well as making decorative buttercream flowers. For piping, you need a slightly thicker butter icing mixture, so you'ld use a little less of the heavy cream or corn syrup in the recipe provided.


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