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Grab your mixing bowls and spoons and a copy of the newly released  “Better Homes and Gardens Cupcakes” cookbook ( to create some awesome desserts to welcome the spring season!

More than 100 cupcake recipes to choose from, including Lemony Glazed Shortbread Cupcakes, Black and White Irish Creme Cupcakes and Velvety Red Cupcakes with Coconut Filling, using convenient boxed mixes and ready to spread icings.  Designer bakery cupcakes can get really pricey these days, but the easy recipe instructions in this  book will have you mastering the art of cupcakes in no time at a fraction of the cost. Cupcakes are the perfect dessert for celebrating birthdays, holidays and other special occasions, and even ordinary meals can be made into celebrations when cupcakes are the special apres-meal treat!

“Better Homes and Gardens Cupcakes” – Gotta Love It!


“Complete Cake Mix Magic” by Jill Snider (  is our cookbook pick of the week. Simpled inspired ways (300 of them) to transform a box of simple packaged cake mix into a show-stopping dessert or bakery item your family and friends can ooh and aah over.

No meal is complete without a sweet treat at the end, even breakfast, but those bills for fancy bakery-bought items can sure add up fast. Spend a weekend morning in the kitchen trying out Snider’s creative recipes for such goodies as Chocolate Raspberry Almond Oat Bars, Queen Elizabeth Cake and Pina Colada Torte and you’ll have an assortment of great-tasting and tempting bakery offerings to last you through the week! This book is also a great resource for parents who are fundraising for their children’s schools and need good ideas for bakery items that will just fly off the shelf at bake sales.

“Complete Cake Mix Magic” by Jill Snider – Gotta Love it!