What’s the newest trend in desserts that appears to be taking the world by storm? It is no other than cupcakes. Cupcakes are the latest sweet trend in wonderful desserts. However, these cupcakes don’t mean ordinary cupcakes like just plain chocolate or vanilla, which do have icing on them. What does it mean? It means a wide variety of cupcakes.
These wide varieties of cupcakes come available in not just numerous varieties, but also countless flavors as well, in addition. Many of them can be described as being both exotic and exciting in description. When you think of an exciting cupcake, what does come to mind? How’s about a cupcake that is peanut butter and jam cupcake that is topped with maple cream icing on it? Another great idea for a cupcake of this type is a cappuccino cupcake with Grand Mariner frosting. These are just two of the various exciting and exotic combinations of cupcakes that are defined as being special. What makes these cupcakes great is clear. They are truly cupcake creations and they can be baked in anyone’s home.
The new definition of cupcakes does define more than just taste and recipe
There isn’t only great tastes that are a part of new cupcake recipes. It is about far more. What is this far more? This far more is all about new trendy cupcake toppings and decorations. It is also all about the simple swirl of a cupcake, which isn’t the same, because the simple swirl no longer cuts it to be honest. Everything that is new and different about cupcakes is done to make them new and trendy in every way. A lot of good cupcakes today are still simple in detail. However, cupcake makers do strive to be more unique, and they do go a step above with their cupcake creations. The cupcakes that they do produce aren’t just unique. They are also very beautiful and contain decorative toppings that are very decorative and unusual.
Are you good with a pastry bag and love to create designs all your own?
If you are good with a pastry bag and like creating designs, you can create a whole lot of designs, and do it with icing alone. How is that done? The answer is easy. You just focus your attention on the swirl of icing that is atop each cupcake. The delicious icing can be modified in any way you like. It can be used to make beautiful flowers, delicate leaves, and anything that your imagination can dream up on its very own. The very same icing can also be, tinted in color, and it can include varied colors of the rainbow if you so wish it to. Simple as that.
Some cupcakes can have icing, while others can have?
The traditional topping for cupcakes is usually icing of some sort. However, there are some cupcakes which can be, just covered with glaze and still be every inch as wonderful in look/taste. Just think of this a zesty tasting lemon glaze on a vanilla cupcake with a lemon crème center. What can also be added for decoration to this cupcake is no other than some slivered and candied lemon. What this bit of slivered and candied lemon does is to create a beautiful and scrumptious looking cupcake. Another glaze that one could try, and which would make a cupcake fantastic is, no other than one of caramel in description.
Dream of anything and it can be atop your cupcake or cupcakes
What is great about today’s cupcake is this. You can take a plain cupcake with icing and take it up to the next level of creativity. What does this mean? It means that you can literally dream of anything and it can be atop your cupcake or cupcakes. You can use almost anything, which you may think will go on to a cupcake, and perch it on top of the icing of the cupcake itself. Therefore, dare to dream, where your cupcakes are concerned and let your imagination run wild. Make your cupcake as you unique and attractive as you wish it to be. The sky is the limit here. There are tons of ideas for a cupcake waiting at baking or bulk food stores. There are even little shaped candies that can give cupcakes a colorful, whimsy, and crunchy taste to cupcake toppings. Cut up nuts, pieces of chocolate candy bars, or slivered candy peel can also adorn cupcakes to make them more flavorful in taste. Your own figures or designs can even be done from modeling chocolate to come up with fanciful sort of cupcakes. Marzipan can be added to make designs in varied shapes. Cookie cutters can also be used to shape any cupcake type cut-outs as well.
Let your creative muse run loose where cupcake creation is concerned
If you are a creative person, and do desire to create unique stunning cupcakes, it is indeed possible. There are thousands of different ways available to top a cupcake or cupcakes. There are lots of cupcake toppings that can be used to add personality to your cupcakes. These cupcake toppings work well with themes of events too. It doesn’t matter if you are just making cupcakes for your family, do try to surprise them, by getting creative with cupcake toppings.