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5 DESSERTS THAT ARE PRETTY IN PINK

Sweets always taste that much better when they look as sweet as they taste! Whether it’s cascading ruffles on a layer cake or fun sprinkles, desserts with pink hues just seem innately more festive. At BFFF, we love all frosting (it’s even in our name!) and in these desserts, the frosting is actually the cherry […]

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STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM CUPCAKES RECIPE

 Strawberries and cream is a classic pairing– not only because of the sweet flavor, but the even sweeter presentation! Each one of these strawberries and cream cupcakes by Beth of Beth Cakes are topped with heart-shaped sprinkles and a whole strawberry. The pink color and strawberry glaze makes these sweet, fruity cupcakes a must-have for your […]

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14 GORGEOUS EASTER DESSERT IDEAS

Whether you’re celebrating with little ones or ringing in spring with your best friends, Easter offers a wonderful excuse to celebrate all things sweet! We’ve rounded up 14 must-make recipes that look almost as beautiful as they taste. Take advantage of the wide array of colors the pastel palette offers when styling delicious desserts this […]

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LEMON CUPCAKES WITH WHIPPED BUTTERCREAM FROSTING RECIPE

We’re all busy dreaming of the blue skies of spring. So why not bake the perfect treat for the season? These sweet lemon cupcakes by Jessica Hylton of Jessiker Bakes are topped with buttercream frosting as light as a fluffy white cloud. The delicious mix of vanilla and lemon zest will quickly make this a […]

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POM VELVET CUPCAKE RECIPE

Red velvet cupcakes are a staple in Valentine’s Day baking, but have you ever infused your recipe with pomegranate juice? We can’t get enough of these POM velvet cupcakes by Zahira of Eventus By Zahira. They look yummy enough on their own, but topping them with cute little hearts is… well… the icing on the […]

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HOW TO MAKE DIY VALENTINE’S DAY CONFETTI CUPCAKES

There are a million ways to express love, but we bet you haven’t tried this one before! Make a splash this Valentine’s Day with these adorable DIY confetti cupcakes provided by our exclusive contributor, Jessica of The Confetti Bar. Here’s what Jessica has to say about her love-tastic tutorial: “Celebrate your Valentine this year by […]

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CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE WITH CRANBERRY CURD AND CHOCOLATE MASCARPONE FROSTING

  We love chocolate as much as any other foodie, but we also love mixing it with tons of other ingredients. Today we are highlighting the Chocolate Cupcake with Cranberry Curd and Chocolate Mascarpone Frosting from Audrey’s The Sweet and the Savory.  These cupcakes are not only rich and chocolaty, but they have a hidden surprise: cranberry curd […]

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PINK VANILLA CUPCAKE RECIPE

When you’re baking your newest batch of award-winning desserts, don’t forget that presentation is just as important as taste! That’s why we can’t get enough of this recipe for pink cupcakes by our exclusive recipe contributor, Natasha Merchant of Cake Merchant. They’re easy to make and yummy to eat, and will make picture-perfect additions to […]

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DIP DYE CAKES

Today we’re highlighting these cute Dip Dye Cakes by Poppy Talk! A pop of bright pink makes these cupcakes bold and pretty, and it only takes a few extra steps for you to get the look. Once you’ve got your batter divided into two bowls, add food coloring to one. That’s all it takes! Mix and […]

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MERINGUE TOPPED CUPCAKES RECIPE

It’s getting dangerously close to the beginning of winter, which means it’s almost time to transition to comfort, both in your footwear and in the kitchen. If you’re not quite ready for the seasonal transition, these cupcakes from Jacquee of I Sugar Coat It  are the perfect way to keep one foot lingering in the summer […]

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HOW TO STYLE & DECORATE CUPCAKES FROM THE STORE

Entertaining on a whim and your theme has got you in a bind?   Do you find the clock is rushing against you and there is absolutely no time left to bake your grandma’s best cupcake recipe from scratch? After styling numerous dessert tables, I have come to terms with myself that I can’t do […]

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AS FEATURED ON RUE MAGAZINE

Earlier this summer, we were featured on Rue Magazine. We shared one of my all-time favorite vanilla cupcake and frosting recipes. Check out the full recipe and feature here: http://www.ruemag.com/lifestyle-entertaining/mini-vanilla-cupcakes Photography by: Milou & Olin Photography 

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HOW TO MAKE SNOW CONE CUPCAKES

We’ve got the scoop on a summery treat that’s sure to impress! These Snow Cone Cupcakes put a sophisticated spin on a favorite childhood treat.  Our founder Melissa Johnson created them and they were featured in The Party Dress Magazine too.  They’re a breeze to make and a delight to eat. Serve them at your […]

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CREATIVE USES FOR MASON JARS

The popularity of mason jars is on the rise, and with their versatility and practicality, what’s not to love? Think big this summer and get creative with your use of mason jars — from herb gardens to oil lamps, the possibilities are endless! Put a creative spin on dishing out cupcakes by creating a DIY […]

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DELICIOUS DESSERTS TO TRY WITH KIDS

Colorful cupcakes, frozen treats, and chocolate drizzled desserts will satisfy any child’s sweet tooth.  It only takes a few steps to create all these recipes, and only seconds to devour them! Whether you’re making an afternoon snack, a sweet breakfast, or a special dessert, your kids will love anyone of these great desserts — and […]

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ICE CREAM SUNDAE CUPCAKES RECIPE

One of the best things about summer is that it’s the season for ice cream! That cool, sweet, creamy treat definitely hits the spot when the weather is at its hottest. Given our love of cupcakes, we decided to put a spin on the classic ice cream sundae by adding chocolate cupcakes into the mix. […]

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Tutorial: HOW TO MAKE A MODERN FONDANT FLOWER

Spring is coming to an end, summer is coming quickly, and as buds begin to sprout and bloom, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a fun, edible take on a beautiful flower! The best part about this tutorial is that it only requires colored fondant, 2 simple cookie cutters, and a cupcake. Make […]

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Dessert Styling for Martha Stewart: SHINY PASTEL OMBRE DESSERT TABLE

If you follow us throughout social media, you probably saw some sneak peeks of a party we styled earlier this week for Martha Stewart. I have been beyond giddy to share with you exactly what we’ve been up to. Martha Stewart has launched a brand new line of party essentials called MarthaCelebrations, which will be […]

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