Rich and chocolaty, light and lemony, small and sweet and sprinkled with little hearts for Valentine s Day: these gourmet creations from a Le Cordon Bleu Chef taste heavenly and look beautiful. With recipes ranging from very adult, sophisticated creations for celebratory occasions to delectable treats kids will gobble up, this cupcake cookbook features something delicious for everyone and something special for every occasion. Pink and blue cupcakes, topped with color-coordinated binkies, will charm guests at a baby shower. Coffee-Brandy Cupcakes are a special treat for grown-ups only. Breakfast becomes just a little brighter with Cranberry-Pumpkin Seed cakes. There are even some healthy recipes featuring such unique ingredients as quinoa, Brazil nuts, green tea, lavender, and pomegranates. But for decadence, nothing beats the Top Cat Cupcake with chocolate icing dripping down the sides. Stunning photos showcase every gorgeous delicacy, piled high with luscious frosting and presented in theme-appropriate paper cups. They ll provide every baker with inspiration to whip up delicacies as visually scrumptious as they are delicious!