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Welcome to Cupcakes Plain and Fancy! Are you looking for great decorating ideas? Save money and save time by finding out just what you need and how to create beautiful, stunning designs! This website is full of information about recipes, stands, wrappers, toppers and just about anything related to your decorating needs.

Dozens of Photos and Step-by-Step Instructions
Find pictures to inspire and motivate you. Whether it’s creating a perfect wedding confection or designing a dessert for a very special event, you’ll find ideas here to help. Learn how to create fabulous decorations with our step-by-step directions.

Ideas to Customize your Stands and Displays
Feel like rolling up your sleeves and giving it a go with making your very own stand to display your sugar creations? Or do you already have a stand, but just need some ideas to dress it up? Maybe you just need a little help giving your baking creations a little style. Find your inspiration.

Creative and Easy Recipes
Take a look at our tried and true recipes from classics like vanilla and chocolate to trendy flavors like strawberry or red velvet. You can even try your hand at a few gourmet varieties. Or maybe you need a low-calorie version of a traditional recipe. No matter what your needs are, you are certain to find the right recipe one for your masterpiece here.

Wrapper Ideas
Learn how to make your own wrappers to add the finishing touch to your creations. Christmas, Halloween, Birthdays, or will find ideas for just about any occasion. Spruce up your old cupcake even if you're not yet confident about your decorating skills!

Super Fun, Super Easy Toppers and Picks
Need a cupcake decoration in a pinch? No time to fool around with frosting for fondant. See how easy it is to make and use toppers and picks. With a few simple materials, decorate and be done in a flash. Make toppers for any ocassion or showers, birthdays, weddings, Halloween, Christmas. The sky is the limit!

Flower Fun Happy Birthday Cupcakes
These sweet Birthday cupcakes send just the right message to that special someone in your life
Birthday Cupcakes
Celebrating with birthday cupcakes gives you a lot of flexibility
Small Flower Cupcake Decorations
Want to impress your friends and family? This video shows you how to make your own simple flower cupcake decorations
Cupcake Recipe
Finding that“Special” Cupcake Recipe Finding the perfect cupcake recipe can be a challenge, but when you’re looking for a special recipe to accommodate a low-fat, sugar-free or gluten-free requirement you may get stuck
Easy Fondant Recipe
Need fondant and not able to get a batch pre-made from the store? Try this easy fondant recipe made from marshmallows
Cupcake Icing Recipes and More!
A stash of cupcake icing recipes is the cupcake decorator’s secret weapon to create those beautiful cupcake designs
Custom Cupcake Wrappers
Take a look below to see different examples and ideas for making your own custom cupcake wrappers