There's something irresistible about cupcakes, whether it's the pretty frosting or the childhood memories they evoke. Here, Susannah Blake offers a delightful collection of delicious little cakes. Begin with easy-to-make Simple Cupcakes. From classic Maple and Pecan Cupcakes to melt-in-the-mouth Orange and Almond Cupcakes, you won't be able to resist whipping up a batch. Celebration Cupcakes offer a new take on tradition. How about a tower of snowy-white Wedding Cupcakes, a plate of Christmas Cupcakes, or even adding some sparkle to your 4th July party with a plateful of Firework Cupcakes? When you need a little comfort, turn to indulgent Cupcakes. Gooey Chocolate and Hazelnut Cupcakes offer a taste of heaven, while Coffee and Praline Cupcakes make an elegant treat. For a simple dessert, whip up a batch of Fresh Fruit Cupcakes. *A truly irresistible collection of exquisite, easy-to-make recipes for parties, afternoon teas, or sheer self-indulgence. *Tempting photography by Martin Brigdale.