The Crabapple Bakery Cupcake Cookbook

The Crabapple Bakery Cupcake Cookbook

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With the purchase of this book, you'll be helping to make a difference to the lives of Australian families experiencing breast cancer. Cupcakes are not just a sweet treat for us here at the McGrath Foundation - they resonate strongly with us, as they represent family and friends coming together to make a difference through McGrath Foundation Signature High Teas. And everyone knows that a high tea is not complete without a cupcake. Funds raised* from the sale of The Crabapple Bakery Cupcake Cookbook will help us to expand our McGrath Breast Care Nurse network. By being there for families facing breast cancer, our nurses make a significant difference. To find out more about the McGrath Foundation, please visit * $3 from the purchase of this book will be donated to the McGrath Foundation within the fundraising period of 1st November 2013 - 31st October 2014
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Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 187 x 219 x 11mm | 504g
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0143570692
  • 9780143570691

About Jennifer Graham

Jennifer Graham started out making cupcakes to display on the range of old fashioned cake stands she was selling at craft markets around Victoria, in a bid to encourage customers to buy her wares. After only a couple of weeks, the customers were not coming to buy her cake stands but to buy her beautiful cupcakes.

After only six weeks, Jennifer found herself in the cupcake business and set out to make the most beautiful cupcakes in the world. The Crabapple Cupcake Bakery was born. For the next eighteen months the business involved the entire family. Jennifer baked all the cupcakes in her home oven, decorating the larger cakes herself and designing ever-more intricate cupcakes. Her husband, John, quit his job and looked after the making of the tiered cupcake stands, packing all the cookies, boiling up the plum puddings and getting everything and everyone to market each weekend. Their three daughters Natalie, Hayley and Laura became creative cupcake decorators, with Hayley (only fourteen at the time) designing the Crabapple signature swirl that the bakery is now known for.

Jennifer worked diligently to master the best vanilla cupcake recipe and then increase the range of cakes to forty flavours, while the decorators kept coming up with more and more beautiful designs. The Crabapple Cupcake Bakery was to produce more and more cupcakes over the next three years, until
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