Cupcakes are a popular choice for all sorts of gatherings, from children's birthday parties in the backyard to workplace gatherings. If you're in need of a batch of cupcakes for an upcoming event that you're hosting or helping with, make plans to visit your local bakery. Many bakeries can produce custom batches of cupcakes to suit your needs. You'll be able to view a list of flavor combinations and select what you want. While it's important to spend time thinking about the flavors of your cupcakes, you should also consider these specific options that may be available.
Most cupcakes consist of a baked product with icing and decorations on top, but you'll find filled cupcakes at a lot of bakeries. These are cupcakes that contain a filling in the center of the cake, which the bakery staff commonly create with the help of an injector device. Filled cupcakes are a fun choice because they look like conventional cupcakes at first. It's only upon someone taking a bite that they realize there's something inside. The bakery can fill your cupcakes with all sorts of products, including icing, lemon curd, jam, and more.
There's no denying that full-sized cupcakes will be a popular dessert option at virtually every get-together, but you may wish to add some mini cupcakes to your order. The primary advantage of this smaller dessert is that it's considerably easier to eat. Mini cupcakes can be a good choice for young children, while adults who only want a small portion of dessert may also gravitate toward them. Having a large selection of mini cupcakes in different flavors can allow people to try a few small desserts instead of just one larger one.
Another fun option that your local bakery can produce for you is an order of pull-apart cupcakes. These are conventional cupcakes that are placed together on a platter so that they're touching one another, rather than slightly spaced apart. The bakery staff will then cover the entire surface of all of the cupcakes in icing, which they can then decorate according to the occasion. For example, in the case of a child's birthday party, they can write a large happy birthday message in icing — something that is challenging on single cupcakes. When you serve this dessert, people simply grab a cupcake at the edge and pull it away from those around it. Learn more about these and other cupcake options by contacting a local bakery.