Sweets by Natalie Kay

Category: Cupcakes

Goin’ to the Chapel

OK, so the cupcakes can’t really get married, but they are dressed for the occasion–complete with a top hat for the guy, and a veil and crown for the bride. The flavor matches the celebratory theme: champagne cake with almond buttercream. It’s one of my new favorites! These cupcakes aren’t for an actual bride and groom; they were made for a wedding-magazine party for some employees who are leaving. Bon vogage! Hope the “honeymoon” is great!

Test Kitchen: Cake to Cupcake

This week I had a request to turn my Chocolate Guinness cake into a cupcake. As the cake is pretty dense, I was a little worried it wouldn’t translate well into a cupcake. Read the full article »

Sweets to Love

I’ve finally found a caramel buttercream that lives up to my high frosting standards. This chocolate cupcake with salted caramel buttercream would be a perfect treat for any special Valentine.

Special Cupcakes for a Special Lady

My coworker Natalie and I share more than a name. She also has a January birthday!

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Definitely a Treat!

I couldn’t resist making some Halloween-themed treats and my husband has been begging for some more pumpkin cake with cinnamon buttercream. These are topped with little fondant cutouts, some letters, black cats, Jack-o-Lanterns, and bats! Read the full article »