Heart Cupcakes

Say “I Love You” With Heart Cupcakes

Heart Cupcake 1Decorating Heart Cupcakes is really very easy! Although, a better description of my heart cupcakes would be cupcakes decorated with hearts.

I enjoy making special treats for my family that reflect how much I love them. What better way to do that, than to make cupcakes decorated with hearts.

I believe in saying “I love you” daily, so it does not require a special holiday to make these cupcakes for my family, but they were a perfect expression of my love on Valentine’s Day.

 

Where To Begin

Cupcakes ~ PlainSince this article is about decorating the cupcakes, we are going to start with the cupcakes already baked, cooled and ready for decorating.

One note about cooking your cupcakes, remember, if you will be using miniature cupcakes, they require about 8 min. to bake.

Use a toothpick to determine exact length of baking time. When a toothpick poked in the center of the cupcake comes out clean, the cupcake is ready.

 

 

Tips for Baking White Cupcakes

When I am baking white cupcakes, I only use the egg whites and discard the yokes. This makes the cupcake a purer white color. If your recipe calls for 3 whole eggs, use 4 egg whites instead.

 

Ingredients I Used to Make My Heart Cupcakes

  • Large Cupcakes ~ White
  • White Miniature Cupcakes
  • Strawberry Frosting
  • Candy or Sanding Sugar for Decoration

 

Enjoy the Slideshow of the different ways to decorate cupcakes with heart shaped candy, marshmallows, or sanding sugar.  You can stop the slideshow on an individual photo at anytime by simply clicking the stop button.  Restart it again by clicking the play arrow.  Use the side arrows to easily slide from photo to photo.

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Recommended Products to Decorate Cupcakes with Hearts

 

 CK Products 4 Ounce Sanding Sugar Bottle, PinkCheck Price Nestle Crunch Valentine’s Heart Shaped Chocolate Crisp-1 ctCheck Price New Moon Sweethearts Candies 2 of 2 Ice Edward Cullen NECCO Twilight SagaCheck Price Kraft, Jet-Puffed, Strawberry Marshmallows, 10oz BagCheck Price

 

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I love cooking and I have been known to scurry around the kitchen, creating my own unique masterpieces. Creatively speaking there is not much I won't try and I have found one of my greatest joys in life is making our house a home. As a contributor on Cooking for the Holidays, I will be sharing my own recipes, cooking tips, and my love for working and playing in the kitchen!

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