Making lots of cupcakes for a school function? To speed the process and cut down on the mess, I rely on my turkey baster to squeeze the batter neatly into paper cupcake liners. —Angie Stokes, Winchester, Virginia
I dress up a boxed cake mix by stirring in sour cream, red food coloring and chocolate chips. A white chocolate and cream cheese frosting—sprinkled with crushed mints—is the crowning touch.—Donna Bardocz, Howell, Michigan
A medley of spices and a fluffy white chocolate frosting star in this recipe from Angela Coulter of Blairsville, Pennsylvania. “They're moist and light-tasting...a little different from your average cupcake,” says Angela.