Everyone loves a cupcake. But not many people have the time or know-how to create gourmet masterpieces. Now even the most novice baker can make delicious cupcakes with the ease and convenience of using a cake mix! With step-by-step recipes and numerous tips for success, baking gourmet cupcakes has never been faster or easier. Each mouth-watering, full-color photograph showcases the artfully decorated treats, such as Strawberry Cheesecake and Chocolate Caramel Surprise. Whether it s for a birthday party, a holiday, or just because, there s a cupcake recipe for every occasion. With Wendy Paul s baking advice, it won t be long before you re wowing your friends and family with elaborate, delectable creations worthy of any bakery!