How to Fill a Piping Bag with Icing

Many people wonder how we get our cupcakes to turn out so pretty. While we use a variety of techniques (colors, toppings, custom artwork) to get the looks we want, the simplest and most important thing we do is to pipe the icing onto our cupcakes instead of just glorping it on willy nilly.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Icing

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Whipped Bakeshop Turns One: CakeCups Are on Us!

One year ago today, Whipped Bakeshop opened its door to the world for the very first time. It was the culmination of years of daydreams, training, planning, blind faith and plain old hard work. Our first day was a great day, but this one feels even better.

Whipped Bakeshop CakeCup

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Sweet of the Week: Comment and Win!

It's time for Sweet of the Week! Leave a comment letting us know your favorite sweet and you'll be entered to win a $10 gift certificate Whipped Bakeshop. Contest ends Friday at noon EST. Sweet #1: Nutty Monkey Cupcakes Banana cupcakes topped with Nutella buttercream icing and poured chocolate ganache. And sprinkles. Can't forget the sprinkles.

Nutty Monkey Cupcakes by Whipped Bakeshop

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Toy Story vs. Cute Farm Animals vs. Super Mario Bros

Leave a comment below letting us know your favorite sweet, and you'll be entered to win a $10 gift certificate to Whipped Bakeshop. The person who ordered the winning sweet gets a prize too. Contest ends Friday, August 27 at noon EST. Now for the sweets!

Sweet #1: Toy Story Cake
Toy Story love interest Jessie is looking sassy in her cow-print chaps

.Jessie Toy Story Birthday Cake by Whipped Bakeshop

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Best of Philly Celebration: FREE CakeCups This Saturday!

Whipped Bakeshop Wins 2010 Best of Philly Award for Best Cupcakes in Philadelphia

Whipped Bakeshop won the 2010 Best of Philly award for "Best Cupcake." We're really proud of this honor, so to celebrate, we're giving away FREE CakeCups to anyone who mentions Best of Philly this Saturday, July 31st.

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Sweet of the Week Contest

We've picked our favorite three sweets from the past week. Leave a comment and tell us which one you like the mostest. On Friday at noon we'll randomly select one of the commenters to win a $10 gift certificate to Whipped. The customer who ordered the most popular sweet gets a prize too. Good luck!

Sweet #1: Monkey cake with matching cupcakes

Monkey Cake and Cupcakes by Whipped Bakeshop

Cake and cupcake decoration: Jenn Hall

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