Our Cake & Frosting Recipe Picks
Many grocery stores and bakeries will let you purchase baked, unfrosted cupcakes, but if you're handy in the kitchen, it's easy to bake a batch (or several) yourself! We love Add a Pinch's recipe for chocolate cupcakes.
Savory Sweet Life has a scrumptiously simple recipe for Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. For a snow white version, try substituting the unsalted butter for shortening and adding a 1/2 teaspoon of butter flavoring. Using clear vanilla extract and butter flavoring will also help prevent your frosting from becoming slightly tinted.