Monday, December 27, 2010

Christmas Giftboxes 2010

This year we offered two different designs of Christmas 6-pack giftboxes available for pre-order for Christmas: our reindeers/trees pack (which was available in either pink or aqua) and our red & silver pack decorated with stars and holly.

Both included 3 x vanilla cupcakes and 3 x chocolate cupcakes.

I'm sure there were a lot of happy sweet tooths who received these as gifts this festive season!

Christmas Tree & Present Cupcakes

These chocolate mini cupcakes ordered for a Christmas party were topped with christmas trees and presents and sprinkled with silver edible glitter.

Christmas Metallic Embossed Cupcakes

Cupcakes ordered for a Christmas party - chocolate (with gold embossed christmas trees), caramel mud (with silver embossed stars) and raspberry & white chocolate (with gold embossed gingerbread men shapes), all sprinkled with gold and silver edible glitter to add more sparkle.

Glamorous Bow Cupcakes

These regular-sized vanilla cupcakes were ordered for a lady's 40th birthday celebrations. They were decorated in mint-green buttercream and topped with a handmade fondant bow*.

*handmade bows an additional 50c per cupcake.

Stars & Teddies Christening Cupcakes

Mini cupcakes ordered for a baby boy's christening. The flavours included cookies & cream (with green frosting and star and teddy toppers), choc-vanilla (with blue buttercream swirl) and vanilla (with letters spelling out baby's name).

Presents & Stars 21st Mini Cupcakes

Mini sized choc-vanilla cupcakes and a choc-vanilla ripple-iced cutting cake were chosen for a 21st birthday celebration. The decorations were based on our regular-sized cupcake purple presents design, with star decorations replacing the 21s.

Pink Ribbon Fundraiser Cupcakes 2010

This year we were called on to make 8 boxes full of pink ribbon cupcakes that were sold to raise funds during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The flavours included vanilla, chocolate and musk, all topped with a pink ribbon decoration.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Hearts & Embossing Wedding Cupcakes

This cupcake tower was created for a purple themed wedding - cookies & cream cupcakes (with upright hearts stamped with the couple's initials), raspberry & white chocolate cupcakes (with royal purple embossed fondant and silver & ivory hearts) and musk cupcakes (with frilly frosting and embossed hearts). The cutting cake was a fondant covered strawberry cake which was topped with fresh flowers.

Blossoms & Embossing Wedding Cupcakes

A selection of the cupcake tower created for a black & white themed wedding. The flavours included vanilla and chocolate cupcakes baked in black cupcake wrappers topped with embossed white fondant and topped with a black blossom, and a chocolate cutting cake covered in fondant.

Fitzy's 'Colour of Change' Breast Cancer Fundraiser

During October we were proud to collaborate with Fitzy's On Church to provide take-home gifts for the guests at their inaugural Colour of Change Breast Cancer Luncheon to raise funds for the Toowoomba Breast Screen Clinic. Cupcake flavours included (from left to right) raspberry & white chocolate, vanilla and chocolate all decorated in a spring theme in pink, yellow and orange. By all reports the luncheon was a huge success and raised many much-needed funds!

Sewing Lover's Birthday Cupcakes

A variety of cupcake flavours ordered for the 50th birthday of a lady who loves sewing: passionfruit (with ribbon and button decoration), sticky date (with stitched hearts and buttons) and gluten free berry cupcakes (covered with embossed fondant), all assembled on a tower with a chocolate ripple-iced cutting cake topped with edible 'button' decorations.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Hearts, Scrolls & Roses Wedding Cupcakes

A selection of 80 cupcakes ordered for a wedding with a white/ivory and chocolate brown theme for the wedding cake. Flavours included choc-vanilla (with cutout hearts), sticky date (with embossed fondant), cookies & cream (with hand-piped rosebud) and orange poppyseed (with fondant covering and piped scroll detail), baked in chocolate brown cupcake liners to match in with the colour scheme.

Flowery Frilly Blossoms 16th Birthday Cupcakes

A combination of mini and regular-sized cupcakes were ordered for a 16th birthday celebration. Our popular 'Flowery Frilly' design was chosen for the regular size chocolate cupcakes, and Number Blossoms for the vanilla mini cupcakes; all in a pink, purple and yellow colour scheme.

Butterfly Wedding Cupcakes - Lilac

Butterfly cupcakes for a lilac wedding - vanilla cupcakes topped with either a cutout butterfly or a hand-piped lace butterfly, and a vanilla ripple-iced cutting cake to finish the look off.

60th Number Blossom Mini Cupcakes

Caramel and chocolate cupcakes piped with vanilla buttercream and topped with blossom cutouts painted with silver 60's for a dual 60th birthday celebration.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Sports-Themed 18th Birthday Cupcake Tower

Cupcake tower ordered for a sports-mad gent's 18th birthday celebration: vanilla and choc-vanilla cupcakes decorated as tennis balls, basketballs and cricket balls, or piped with buttercream icing 'grass' and decorated with a handmade soccer or football topper. The vanilla cutting cake was piped with vanilla buttercream icing grass and piled with the birthday boy's own choice of chocolate toppers.

Elegant Flowers 70th Birthday Cupcakes

Three of our most popular floral cupcake designs make up this pink-themed 70th birthday cupcake tower: vanilla frilly flowery* cupcakes, chocolate cupcakes topped with a single blossom, and raspberry & white chocolate cupcakes covered with embossed fondant* and a single blossom.

*embossed fondant and flowery frilly design an additional $0.50 per cupcake.

Heart & Monogram Disc Engagement Cupcakes

A combination of chocolate mini cupcakes (topped with silver lustred discs overpiped with the couples initials), cookies & cream cupcakes (with piped hot pink hearts) and a cookies & cream cutting cake make up this hot pink, silver and brown themed engagement cupcake tower.

Bright Flowers Mini Cupcakes

A selection of 120 mini cupcakes ordered for a function in a different colour variation of our bright flowers design: blueberry (yellow icing), choc-mint (green icing), rainbow (blue icing) and orange poppyseed (orange icing) cupcakes topped with double blossoms.

Rose 30th Birthday Cupcakes

Cupcakes ordered for a 30th birthday celebration: cookies & cream cupcakes with handpiped 30s and raspberry & white chocolate cupcakes with handpiped buttercream roses*.

*handpiped roses an additional $0.50 per rose per cupcake.

Rainbow Frilly Flower Cupcakes

Frilly flower cakes ordered for a birthday with a rainbow colour scheme. Flavours included vanilla regular-sized cupcakes decorated with handmade flowers, choc-vanilla mini cupcakes with handpiped 50s and a raspberry & white chocolate ripple-iced cutting cake.

Teddy Christening Cupcakes

Vanilla mini cupcakes iced with pink vanilla buttercream icing and chocolate buttercream icing and topped with hand-piped "C's", flowers and handmade teddies.

Critter Cakes - Mini Jungle Critters

Mini choc-vanilla cupcakes decorated with handmade fondant jungle animals for a 4th birthday.

Daisy & Soccerball Cupcakes

Cupcakes ordered for an 18th birthday: vanilla cupcakes decorated with the birthday girl's favourite things - daisies, soccer and purple.

Red Daisy VIP Night Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes created for an Elizabeth Arden VIP event back in June, decorated in red flowers to match the signature 'Red Door' range.

Contemporary Dots Cupcakes (2)

Vanilla cupcakes decorated in the pink, brown & white version of our 'Contemporary Dots' design.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Cupcakery Opening Date!

The Perfect Dozen Cupcakery will open for business on Thursday 20th May! Our display case will be stocked with lots of our delicious baked-from-scratch cupcakes in both regular and mini size, so come into our little store at 86 Russell St (opposite Betros Bros) between 8:30am and 5:00pm for your sugary sweet cupcake fix!

Monday, May 3, 2010

Cupcakery Update!

Our cupcakery is ever-so-close to opening for business! After months of renovating an old building to be fitted out with a kitchen for on-site cupcake baking and to transform it to a petite bakery, opening date is near. There are still the last inspections to pass and final preparations to be completed before we can fire up the ovens but when we are officially open it will be announced right here on our website, hopefully within the next couple of weeks (and of course our Grand Opening will follow not long after!). For those wondering of the cupcakery's location, we are at 86 Russell Street - opposite Betros Brothers and nextdoor to Tall Poppy's Furniture. The photo at right is a sneak peak of the decor of the cupcakery to keep you all going until we open!

Lollipop Flower Cupcakes

These cupcakes were requested by a customer for a 'mad hatter's tea party' themed birthday party. The chocolate cupcakes were swirled with chocolate 'dirt' buttercream frosting, and topped with a leaf and a lollipop 'flower' for the birthday celebrations.

Royal Blue & White Wedding Cupcakes

A selection of cupcakes for a wedding with a royal blue colour scheme. The flavours included cookies & cream (frilly frosting swirl with butterfly decoration), raspberry & white chocolate (embossed fondant and double blossoms), caramel mud (white fondant and blue cutout heart), orange poppyseed (ivory buttercream swirl with linked hearts), and white chocolate (with scroll border).

Frog & Ladybug Critter Cakes

Critter cakes for a 4th birthday celebration included a chocolate frog cutting cake torted and covered in vanilla buttercream, and chocolate ladybug cupcakes with vanilla buttercream icing.

Monogrammed Disc Wedding Cupcakes

Wedding cupcakes for a royal blue and silver themed wedding. Flavours included choc-vanilla cupcakes (with silver lustred discs embossed with the groom's initial), raspberry & white chocolate cupcakes (with blue discs embossed with the bride's initial), and a chocolate cutting cake torted and covered in vanilla buttercream. All cupcakes and the cutting cake were dotted with silver cachous for extra sparkle, and the cutting cake was to be finished with fresh flowers on top.

Ladies' Day Fundraiser Cupcakes

A variety of large cupcakes were made for the Toowoomba Bears Ladies' Day Fundraiser to be sold to raise money for both the rugby club and the Toowoomba Breast Screening Clinic. The flavours included vanilla (yellow), chocolate (pink) and caramel mud (blue), all with embossed fondant over buttercream.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Orange & Purple Presents Cupcakes

Vanilla mini cupcakes and a vanilla ripple-iced cutting cake for a 30th birthday party. The cakes were decorated with hand-made present toppers in the colour scheme of the party.

Butterflies & Blossoms Girly Cupcakes

Mini vanilla cupcakes for a girly 7th birthday decorated with pink and purple butterflies and flowers completed with silver edible glitter to add some sparkle.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Critter Birthday Cakes

A mixture of large-size choc-vanilla critter cakes for a 3rd birthday celebration. The animals included frogs, lions, elephants, dogs and pigs.

Blossoms, Dots & Bows Wedding Cupcakes

These cupcakes were ordered for a wedding in a black & white theme. The cupcake flavours included chocolate and white chocolate, which were iced with either pure white vanilla glaze or embossed fondant over chocolate/white chocolate ganache.
The cutting cake was covered in fondant - this was the first time it had been requested that a homemade cake be decorated (a large rich fruit cake made by the groom's mother) to match the cupcakes. The cake was decorated with fresh flowers for the reception.

Birdie Baby Shower Cupcakes

Baby shower cupcakes decorated in forest green, chocolate brown and little birds to match the party invitations. The cupcakes were chocolate with vanilla buttercream.

Pink, Blue & Caramel Bibs & Bottles Cupcakes

Large size cupcakes for a baby shower decorated with handmade bib and bottle decorations. The flavours included caramel mud (bottles) and cookies & cream (bibs).

Gold, Silver, Black & White Engagement Cupcakes

This cupcake tower was ordered for an engagement party with a gold, silver, black and white theme. The large cupcakes were cookies & cream (white buttercream with gold and silver hearts embossed with the couples' initials) and raspberry & white chocolate (covered in black fondant with a gold and silver heart), and the cutting cake was a ripple-iced white chocolate cake decorated with the couples' names.

Teddy Baby Shower Cupcakes

Chocolate mini cupcakes for a baby shower where the sex of the baby is unknown, featuring pink and blue fondant teddies with bow ties.

50th Wedding Anniversary Gold Rosebud Cupcakes

Mini cupcakes and cutting cake for a golden wedding anniversary. The design is a variation on a previous wedding order with the addition of some gold accents for the theme of the anniversary. The cupcakes were a mixture of sticky date and raspberry & white chocolate, and the cutting cake was chocolate cake torted and iced with chocolate buttercream and covered in fondant.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Market Stall Update

Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Cupcake Girl stall will not be at the Cabarlah Markets Sunday 28th February as previously mentioned. Apologies for the inconvenience (and unsatisfied cupcake cravings!). We hope to see all our customers at the March Cabarlah Markets.

Monday, February 1, 2010


Our cupcake bakery is coming soon to Toowoomba! The location is under wraps at the moment, but stay tuned for announcements and updates on the little shop's progress. It should only be a matter of months until The Perfect Dozen Cupcakery is open for business bringing our freshly baked-from-scratch cupcakes to the sweet tooths of Toowoomba.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

40th Wedding Anniversary Cupcakes

These large vanilla cupcakes were decorated in ruby red decorations for a 40th wedding anniversary celebration.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Critter Cakes - Horse Cupcakes & Cake

These horse critter cakes were ordered for the 40th birthday of a lady who loves horses. The large cupcakes were chocolate and the cutting cake was a vanilla cake filled and iced with vanilla ganache, and covered in fondant.

Blue & Yellow Baby Shower Cupcakes

Mini vanilla cupcakes for a baby shower decorated with the ever-popular bibs & bottles design in blue and yellow colours for a baby boy.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Farm Animal Critter Cakes

This cupcake tower set up was created for a 2nd birthday party. The cow cutting cake was caramel mud (torted and covered in caramel icing and covered in fondant); and the pig, chicken, cow and sheep cupcakes were chocolate buttercake with vanilla/chocolate buttercream icing.