Everyone loves a cupcake. But not many people have the time or know-how to create gourmet masterpieces. Now even the most novice baker can make delicious cupcakes with the ease and convenience of using a cake mix! With step-by-step recipes and numerous tips for success, baking gourmet cupcakes has never been faster or easier. Each mouth-watering, full-color photograph showcases the artfully decorated treats, such as Strawberry Cheesecake and Chocolate Caramel Surprise. Whether it s for a birthday party, a holiday, or just because, there’s a cupcake recipe for every occasion. Wendy Paul has long been known among family and friends for her cooking prowess. Now she shares her secrets of success so that everyone can enjoy baking as much as she does.