Meatloaf Cupcake or Cupcake Cupcake? Happy April Fool’s Day!

March 31st, 2011

Meatloaf Cupcake…with mashed potatoes and peas.

Meatloaf Cupcake...with Mashed Potatoes & Peas


 Cupcake, Cupcake (the frosting and candy kind)!  Cupcake, Cupcake!

Courtesy of Karen Tack one of the authors of Hello, Cupcake! and What’s New, Cupcake? Cookbooks.
What’s New, Cupcake? is launching today to celebrate April Fools’ Day. 
Congratulations Karen and Alan (Richardson) — who are on the Today Show today!
And go get the book.  It’s great!!
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Happy St. Patty’s Day

March 11th, 2011

Brush up on your Irish lingo , it is St. Patrick’s Day!  Plan a scavenger hunt for a pot of gold. Then, treat all little leprechauns to Shamrock Cupcakes with Rainbow Cake.  Use Pastel Baking Cups and the Rainbow Cake will shine right through.

Rainbow Cake is so fun and so easy.  Prepare cake mix following package directions for 24 cupcakes.  Divide batter into 4 bowls.  Stir a different color of food coloring into each bowl of batter until desired color is reached. Spoon batter into zipper bags.

Snip off tip about 1/4 inch of one tip of each bag of batter.

Squeeze a dollop of each color of batter around edge of each baking cup.  Using a wooden skewer, swirl colors together, if desired.  Bake following package directions.

Shamrock Cupcakes with Rainbow Cake

Say Happy Valentine’s Day with Cupcakes

February 11th, 2011

Need a sweet way to deliver a special Valentine’s Day note?  Post it on a cupcake!  Cupcakes baked in Reynolds® Baking Cups are the perfect messenger for your sugary sentiments. Look for Reynolds red and pink foil baking cups or our black and white damask design cups. They are foil lined to ensure that the beautiful design stays vivid even after baking rich chocolate cupcakes. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love Note Cupcakes are by Karen Tack & Alan Richardson from Hello Cupcake!

Love Note Cupcakes

Cheer Your Favorite Team with Cupcakes!

February 4th, 2011

Which football team are you cheering for on Super Bowl Sunday?  Show your support with cupcakes decorated in the team colors.   We have two great decorating ideas for you – caramel footballs with pretzel goalposts and beer mugs with pretzel handles.  Go Team!

Super Bowl Cupcakes

Football Cupcakes

Dark Beer Mug Cupcakes

Game Night Cupcakes

January 21st, 2011

Record cold weather across the country means more nights snuggled up at home.  How about planning a family game night?  Whether it’s Bunco, a game of cards or a video guitar challenge, everyone can be a winner when the treats match the game you’re playing! 

Game Night Cupcakes

Happy New Year Cupcakes!

December 29th, 2010

Happy New Year! Whether you’re just waiting for the clock to strike midnight, watching the ball drop, or planning a horn-tooting, confetti-throwing party, cupcakes are perfect for your celebration. Shiny silver foil baking cups or the black and white swirl designs add a festive touch to your glittery decorations.

New Years CupcakesReynolds Baking Cups

Twinkling Tree Cupcakes

December 19th, 2010

Need a spectacular addition to your Holiday dessert table?  Our Twinkling Tree cupcake decorations are so simple to make.  The secret structure for the trees are ice cream cones!  Use frosting with a leaf decorating tip and a few sprinkles to complete the trees.  Make them truly special in Red & Green Swirl Baking Cups.

Twinkling Tree Cupcakes

Twinkling Tree Cupcakes

Beautiful Poinsettia Cupcakes

December 10th, 2010

Fresh Poinsettia plants make wonderful holiday gifts so why not turn that idea into cupcakes to share!  Bake cupcakes in Reynolds Green Foil Baking Cups to look like the foil that often surrounds potted plants.  Use a leaf decorating tip to pipe red frosting into petals and finish with mini yellow candies in the center. 

Poinsettia Cupcakes


Poinsettia Cupcakes

Celebrate Chanukah with Candle Cupcakes

December 1st, 2010

Happy Chanukah!  Celebrate the Festival of Lights with an edible menorah.   The candles are pretzel rods covered in chocolate.  Our shamash is made using a Jumbo Foil Baking Cup.  But, you could create the same effect by simply placing a standard sized cupcake at a different level than the rest.

Edible Menorah

Edible Menorah

Happy Thanksgiving from Reynolds

November 24th, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!  Here is a special treat for you, perfect for Thanksgiving or anytime throughout the holidays.  Baking cups are ideal for single servings.   Or, try mini foil baking cups for bite-size appetizers and desserts.

For any last minute help with your Thanksgiving Feast, visit our Holiday Center at

Cranberry Orange Ribbon Cheesecakes

Cranberry Orange Ribbon Cheesecakes