Dotty Cupcakes | Cupcake Couture Blog Party {closed}

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Dotty Cupcakes |

Take your cakes to the next level with this simple Dotty Cupcake tutorial!  Today I’ve teamed up with 20 dessert bloggers for a Cupcake Couture Blog Party. The challenge was to create a a quick and simple tablescape inspired by Bella Cupcake Couture cupcake wrappers. Perfect challenge for me…because I can do simple things. I’m a wife and a mom in a house full of boys. They don’t like to wait for hours while I decorate cakes; around here a spoonful of frosting will do just fine. The more frosting the better and I’m positive they don’t even notice when I take the time to coordinate the frosting color to the party theme.

Dotty Cupcakes |

You can see I made quick and easy box mix cupcakes and piped a simple mound of my favorite Almond Buttercream recipe on top. Going along with the dotty cupcake wrapper theme I purchased chocolate candy discs in green, pink, and milk chocolate brown. I set these out with some mini whoopie pies and glasses of milk. The stripy green and solid pink straws added some flair to the theme without overwhelming it. After arranging the chocolate discs on top of the cupcakes I set the extras out on the table. Who could resist grabbing a few as they walk by the dessert table?

The chocolate discs added height and depth to the cupcakes and extended the “Dotty” theme beyond just the wrappers. I arranged the cupcakes all over the table on mini plates and pedestals in various pastel shades. Don’t worry about everything matching just perfectly- this is a whimsical theme and anything goes!

Dotty Cupcakes Tablescape |

This party is being hosted by 21 fabulous dessert bloggers. If you enjoy reading In Katrina’s Kitchen I guarantee that you will love these sweet sites! I hope you check them out. 

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An American Cupcake in London    |    Bella Cupcake Couture    |    Chronicles of a Foodie   
Crazy for Crust    |    Creative Food    |    Cupcakes Take the Cake   
Diary of a Mad Hausfrau    |     Eat Your Heart Out    |    Haniela’s   
Hoosier Homemade    |     In Katrina’s Kitchen    |    Inside BruCrew Life   
Java Cupcake    |    Love From the Oven    |    Make Bake Celebrate     
Not Just a Mommy    |    Sugar Daze    |    Sugar Swings! Serve Some   
The Baked Equation    |    The Baking Cup    |    The Decorated Cookie
How would you like to win a prize pack containing every cupcake wrapper that we used? And how about we throw in some more fabulous prizes worth over $500?!! ONE winner will receive ALL of this:

Cupcake Couture Blog Party | Win over $500 in prizes!

To enter to WIN this Prize Pack, simply leave a comment to fill out the entry form below. By leaving a comment you will unlock 24 bonus entries. You can do all, or none, or any combination of entries- your choice!

Contest opens May 21, 2013 at 0700 PST and closes May 27, 2013 at 2359 PST. One winner will be chosen by random and announced within 24 hours of the contest ending. Winner will be contacted via email to claim their prize.

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- Katrina

55 Responses to “Dotty Cupcakes | Cupcake Couture Blog Party {closed}”

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    Amy | Amy's Cooking Adventures — May 21, 2013 at 10:19 am

    Love these! My favorite at the Olivia Swirl in Sea Blue & Navy!

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    Lora — May 21, 2013 at 10:46 am

    How creative! Love the dots and that almond buttercream sounds delectable.

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    Jocelyn @BruCrew Life — May 21, 2013 at 11:06 am

    Those are so cute Katrina. I love the chocolate circles in the top!!!

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    Betsy @JavaCupcake — May 21, 2013 at 11:34 am

    I love how the cupcakes match the liners! SO CUTE!

    Thanks so much for being a part of out blog party, Katrina!

    <3 Betsy

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    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie — May 21, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    I like the Olivia Swirl in lavender

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    Sugar Daze/Cat — May 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    These are adorable – so fitting for the wrapper and I love the idea of using candy melts as decoration – what an original idea! 🙂

  7. #
    K Lewis — May 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    This is my first time here (came through Incredible-Recipes on Facebook) and I am stunned at the amount of wrappers available. I have been looking for a bulk supplier for some beautiful wrappers and Bella has them all! And so fun and beautiful.
    Thanks so much for your site and I am following you from this day forward.

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust — May 21, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    I love the decoration you did! The dots are perfect!

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    Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel — May 21, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    Eeek, these are adorable, Katrina! Candy melts are the perfect little accessory/adornment yet I never think to use them. They work perfectly on top of these cutie cakes!

  10. #
    [email protected]'s — May 21, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    These are so adorable! Love the dots!

  11. #
    Kelly — May 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    I love that you got candy melts to match the colors of the wrappers!

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    the baking cup - carolina — May 21, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    Katrina! These are so cute!! I’m with you, the simpler, the better and the prettier 🙂 Love how you used the chocolate discs to match the wrappers!

  13. #
    monica p younes — May 21, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    I love the lulu damask wrapper.

  14. #
    lorrie — May 21, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    These are too Cute!!!

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    Angie | Big Bear's Wife — May 21, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    Totally cute!!! I love the Hannah- Red/Sea Blue !!!

  16. #
    Suzanne — May 21, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    I love the Cherry blossom & bird. What a fantastic giveaway!

  17. #
    Marcia — May 21, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    I love the holidays – the July 4th, halloween and the winter are cool!

  18. #
    michelle — May 21, 2013 at 9:29 pm

    totally love your dotty theme! and who knew candy discs could be so fun too!

  19. #
    kristen ruby — May 22, 2013 at 7:50 am

    There are too many cute ones to pick just one favorite~cherry blossom with bird, black and white damask, olivia swirl in teal are absolutely adorable!

  20. #
    linda — May 22, 2013 at 7:56 am

    My daughter would love to win this.

  21. #
    Mary Zelli — May 22, 2013 at 8:00 am

    I like the LuLu Damask holders.

  22. #
    Carolyn — May 22, 2013 at 8:09 am

    Totally gorgeous cupcakes! And wrappers and toppers and all of that.!

  23. #
    Nancy — May 22, 2013 at 8:23 am

    I’m partial to polka dots; love the dark purple. Or, the Olivia swirl in navy. So hard to choose one.

  24. #
    Becky — May 22, 2013 at 8:35 am

    What a fun party! I love cupcakes of any kind, especially dotty ones. How cute.!
    If I won I would have almost enough to bake cupcakes everyday for a year!

  25. #
    Rebecca W — May 22, 2013 at 8:44 am

    My favorite is the faith- cross and doves wrapper. They have many fabulous wrappers that would really dress up a party.

  26. #
    Allie M — May 22, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Love the Hannah- Red/Sea Blue wrappers…so pretty!

  27. #
    Lauren — May 22, 2013 at 9:13 am

    I like the Charlotte stripes & polka dots!

  28. #
    Michele R. — May 22, 2013 at 9:25 am

    I love the zebra striped ones.

  29. #
    Gina Guthrie — May 22, 2013 at 9:31 am

    I love the meisha: bird with cherry blossoms.

  30. #
    laura wysocki — May 22, 2013 at 9:47 am

    Everything is so inspirational. I brings that creativity out of me. Everything looks delightful!

  31. #
    Angie — May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am

    Love the Olivia – Red/White.

  32. #
    Lori — May 22, 2013 at 10:18 am

    Oh I love your blog! Full of so much sugary deliciousness 🙂

    I’m just an amateur – still learning as I go – and I really love all the inspiration you share with all of us 🙂

    THANK YOU!!!

  33. #
    Melissa — May 22, 2013 at 10:19 am

    I love the Boy-Men Cupcake Wrappers! SO appropriate for the man that love sweets!

  34. #
    Julia — May 22, 2013 at 10:47 am

    They’re all so cute!
    But my favorite are the Birthday party hats

  35. #
    Cakewhiz — May 22, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    Sch easy cupcakes indeed!
    Lulu damask black/white is my fave…its so elegant!

  36. #
    lisa jones — May 22, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    Absolutely love your page. Your recipes are awesome. I would love to win this fabulous prize pack, it would make a great addition to my kitchen.

  37. #
    Londra Fleming — May 22, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    These are so cute and colorful!

  38. #
    Dana — May 22, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    So cute

  39. #
    Dana — May 22, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    Love the polka dots

  40. #
    ankerah — May 22, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    the christmas ones

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    Lynsey @ Lynsey Lou's — May 22, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    They are all so cute, but if I had to choose I really like the Hannah Chartreuse and soft yellow!

  42. #
    nessa — May 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    Mmm…these seriously couldn’t look any better!

  43. #
    Deb Crawford — May 22, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    Please enter me in the contest!I would love to win.Love cupcakes!!!

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    Sue {munchkin munchies} — May 22, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Cute cupcakes! The more polka dots, the better:) The little cupcake stands are adorable!

  45. #
    Missy — May 22, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    I love the happy birthday wrappers, so cute!!

  46. #
    Avery K. — May 22, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Olivia in navy blue!

  47. #
    Rachel — May 22, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    I love the Olivia Swirl in Sea Blue or the Patriotic Stars and Stripes. 🙂

  48. #
    CookieD-oh — May 23, 2013 at 2:56 am

    What a fun giveaway! They’re all so cute!

  49. #
    Melissa — May 23, 2013 at 10:24 am

    You are brilliant! I love how you coordinated the baking melts with the cupcake wrapper! So cool!

  50. #
    Michelle | Creative Food — May 23, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    I love how you used the candy melts! I love the whole set up– it looks gorgeous!

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    Carrie of Bella Cupcake Couture — May 23, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    Sooo whimsical! Love how you incorporated the candy melts to match the polka dot cupcake wrappers. You showed everyone just how quick and easy it can be to make a sweet cupcake display.

    Thanks for participating in the Cupcake Couture Blog Party!

  52. #
    Lirio — May 24, 2013 at 2:12 am

    what a great giveaway! All the liners are adorable, but I love anything polka dot!

  53. #
    Nutmeg Nanny — May 25, 2013 at 10:50 am

    These are so adorable 🙂

  54. #
    Kim R — May 25, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    Dorothy Dots and Faith Crosses!!

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    Hannah — March 25, 2015 at 10:25 am

    Oh wow – looks amazing!

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