The tantalizing scent of warm cupcakes wraps you in nostalgia, transporting you to the coziness of your childhood kitchen. Now, in a modern twist that s sure to satisfy even the most discerning sweet tooth, the treats of your youth will once again tempt your taste buds as you embrace the cupcake craze in your own kitchen cupcakery. Popular food writer and photographer Lizzy Early taps into America s love affair with the never-ending flavor combinations of this tasty treat from the comforting classics of vanilla, German chocolate, and carrot cake to the fanciful flavors of maple and bacon, churro, and root beer float. Lizzy shows how easy it is to start with a simple cake mix as a base, add a few ingredients of your own, and quickly turn out some amazingly delicious, mouthwatering creations. Complete with delectable photographs and handy hints for the cupcake novice, Your Cup of Cake is your ultimate guide to America s favorite gourmet goodies.