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Big Sweets!

Contest Photo by: Cleere77
Parker, CO,
Category: Sweet Treats


My Sweet Treat creation is made from Wilton's Giant Cupcake pan. For a big Valentine's Day treat, try this easy sweet!


Betty Crocker Yellow cake mix (Make and bake as directed)
Cherry flavored Betty Crocker Pink Frosting
Lemon flavored Betty Crocker Yellow Frosting
Valentine's Candy Hearts

How to Make

  • Take any cake mix, make and bake as directed per box instructions. For my Sweet Treats creation, I used Wilton's Giant Cupcake Pan to make a gaint cupcake. After the cake is done, cool on a wire rack and then it's ready to decorate! I used some of the lemon flavored frosting to put in between the top and bottom of the cake to help keep them together, plus it adds a filling to it. Next, I used cherry flavored frosting with Wilton tip #32 to decorate the top of the cupcake, with a swirling pattern. Then I used Wilton tip #48 to make the stripes on the base of the cupcake. I then put the candy hearts around the cupcake top. Finally I used Wilton tip #2 to make a yellow line all around the cupcake top in a spiral pattern. Then it is ready to enjoy! This Sweet Treat is easy for anyone to make!

  • Tips for Taking a Great Photo:
    • Avoid clutter. Keep the background simple -- your cupcake or sweet treat is the star!
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