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Valentine's Cupcakes and Sweet Treats Contest

Do you have a cute cupcake recipe or confection that will win the hearts of lovebirds (and bakers!) everywhere? Send us a photo of your loveliest treat and you could win a $500 Williams-Sonoma gift card.


Congratulations to our winner Allison P. from New Jersey! To view her entry click here.

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Mile High Cupcakes
Cupcakes Photo by: GourmetMom
Hummelstown, PA
Category: Cupcakes
I've always loved those bakery shop cupcakes with the frosting at least 3 inches high but yowza, that's a lot of frosting! So, I thought I'd share my secret with you for getting gorgeous looking... more
Tainted Love Heart Cakes
Cupcakes Photo by: TheDreamer87
West Bloomfield, MI
Category: Cupcakes
Tainted Love doesn't have to be a bad thing. :D It can mean that a person's love has consumed you to a point where if they're gone for just a moment, you long for them so strongly because you've... more
Candy Heart Cookies
Sweet Treats Photo by: Lori_Punko
Broomfield, CO
Category: Sweet Treats
My son's preschool isn't fond of messy cupcakes in the classroom so I came up with "Candy Heart" cookies! Yummy sugar cookies are iced in the familiar pastel colors and decorated with the kids... more
Valentine, I'm Hogwild for You!
Cupcakes Photo by: molkentins1
Hayward, CA,
Category: Cupcakes
Our family is simply hog-wild about our favorite cupcake, a little pink piggy I created two years ago when my preschooler asked for pink cupcakes for her February birthday. That year, my daughter's... more
XXOO Tree
Sweet Treats Photo by: lavishlily
Westerville, OH
Category: Sweet Treats
My two sons ages 7 and 9 helped me create the XXOO Tree as a thank you to our cousins who showed us their Texas hospitality. This tree is not only a beautiful decoration or center piece but also a... more
Romantic Picnic
Cupcakes Photo by: Elizabeth380380
Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cupcakes
Everyone know picnics are romantic. These little ants have decided to carry off the candy hearts for their Valentine's!
Sleepover fun
Cupcakes Photo by: bxmom22
Bronx, NY
Category: Cupcakes
These cupcakes are great for a child's slumber party. This will also work on a standard cake. The kids love to make these modeled after themselves and their friends. I got the idea from a book... more
My Prince Awaits
Sweet Treats Photo by: sammysgirl100
Beaver Dam, WI
Category: Sweet Treats
This cake was decorated using buttercream and fondant. The flowers were all hand piped and dried. The horses were hand drawn and cut out of cookie dough and decorated. The doll cake was made with... more
L.O.V.E Treat
Sweet Treats Photo by: SISI1QQ
hartford, CT
Category: Sweet Treats
very yummy and it taste like heaven when you put it in your mouth you will feel happy and greatful and sometime you will make a wish and sometime it comes thru one day i had a dream a bout a lottery... more
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Tips for Taking a Great Photo:
  • Avoid clutter. Keep the background simple -- your cupcake or sweet treat is the star!
  • Daytime, natural light is best. If your area is bright enough, try taking the photo without the flash.
  • Upload a horizontal photo. If you crop the image on your computer, make sure you keep a landscape 4:3 aspect ratio.
  • For best results, make your image 1200x900 (or "save for web").
  • With a digital camera, you can take as many photos as possible and choose the best one. Have fun!