Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Apron Giveaway!

Lola Pearl Bake Shoppe and D-Lux 57 Aprons are excited to announce a giveaway to kick off summer entertaining fun! What better way than to share an opportunity to win this adorable apron that was made in the USA! 

To enter, you must like both Lola Pearl Bake Shoppe and D-Lux 57 Aprons on Facebook. Not on Facebook? Leave a comment on this post with what you'd bake first in your new apron! (Please include your email address so we can contact you if you're the winner!)

Because we love our fans, we're offering lots of extra credit:
  1. Follow both of us on pinterest: www.pinterest.com/TeamLP and www.pinterest.com/dlux57.
  2. Pin an image from both of our websites, using hashtag #ApronGiveaway
  3. Follow @lolapearlbakes on Twitter and send us a tweet with #ApronGiveaway

This giveaway is open to US-residents only and will close on Sunday, June 3rd, at 12:00 AM PST!  Giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all that entered!! 
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Monday, May 28, 2012

Spotlight On: Oreo + Peanut Butter Cupcakes!

Oreo + Peanut Butter + Cupcakes
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Cupcake 101: Jimmies

Traditionally called sprinkles, 
These candies are often also referred to as "jimmies"
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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Patriotic Pastries

Use strawberries, blueberries and hydrangeas
to celebrate a red, white and blue holiday!
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Golden Cake Love

When it comes to relationships, a diamond ring is the golden ticket to a long and happy life. In celebration of one of our own finally getting proposed to, we've chosen to share our favorite golden cakes:

Photo courtesy of  Charm City Cakes

Photo courtesy of StyleMePretty.com

Photo Courtesy of  VictoriaWithRoses.blogspot.com

Congratulations, Dan and Karen!! <3
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Monday, May 21, 2012

Warmer Weather Requires Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

The combination of lemon and raspberry is always a beautiful thing. Especially in a cupcake! 
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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Video Alert: How To Make Buttercream Lobsters

Buttercream is a great medium to work with. Click on the link for the tools to make this cute crustacean!
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Monday, May 14, 2012

Spotted: Pirate cookies!

Having a pirate party? 
Why not serve pirate cookies?
These were given as favors at a recent birthday party with a red ribbon. This is a great idea and not too difficult to decorate using royal icing.

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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Happy Mother's Day!

< buttercream > flower > cupcakes >
A beautiful mother deserves beautiful cupcakes!
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Thursday, May 10, 2012

On Set: Tiramisu Cupcakes

Buffalo loves tiramisu cupcakes <3

Check out these scrumptious tiramisu cupcakes on the set of "Winging It, Buffalo Style"! We're in love with how our pink pedestal hold cupcakes perfectly! 
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Lilac Love

'Tis the season for lilacs! Hooray!
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

DIY: A Cupcake Bouquet for Mother's Day!

Team Lola Pearl firmly believes in the power of a cupcake. A cupcake bouquet is a great gift to give Mom for Mother's Day!

Cupcake bouquets are also fun centerpieces for a bridal shower. Grab the bridal party and make it a party with marshmallows, sprinkles and some homemade buttercream frosting. (Use our LP favorite recipe.) 
Easy to make cupcake bouquets! 
Watch the video of our segment on WIVB's "Winging It! Buffalo Style" here!

Make this DIY project extra special with: 

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Sunday, May 6, 2012

Spotlight On: Amaretto Latte cupcakes!

White Almond Cupcakes + Chocolate Ganache 
+ Coffee Buttercream = 
Amaretto Latte cupcakes! #yum!!
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Groovy Psychedelic Cupcakes!

There's really not much more that warms our hearts as much as the color combination of pink and green. 

Now, create pink and green buttercream, add into one pastry bag, and you've got yourself some groovy psychedelic cupcakes!! 
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