14 Cheerful (and Yummy!) Cupcakes for the Holiday

Warm up friends and family with these joyful treats – featuring snowmen, gingerbread houses and more

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The Cupcake: Magical Sugar Plum Fairy Cakes
The Blog: Cupcake Project

Here, The Nutcracker's sugar plum fairy is the star of blogger Stefani's mini confections (sometimes called fairy cakes in the U.K.), which are made of a blend of dried fruits, walnuts, honey, orange juice and seasonal spices, topped with coriander orange buttercream and a sprinkle of edible glitter. "Baking [these] together will provide a wonderful opportunity to talk about what sugar plums actually are," she shares.