Definition of cupcake
: a small cake baked in a cuplike mold
Recent Examples of cupcake from the Web
Only about half the 250,000 businesses that sell mangoes, umbrellas and cupcakes on his site are registered with the new tax website.
Library leaders and others held an official renaming ceremony Saturday at the library, where gifts and prizes – including cupcakes – were also distributed to some patrons as part of the celebration.
Copious free food included not only chicken biryani and samosas, but also cookies and chocolate cupcakes.
Red velvet has become a cultural staple as of late, with red velvet cupcakes and red velvet cheesecake brownies popping up on menus everywhere.
In that episode, various B-list celebrities competed to sell cupcakes, and Trump fired comedian Andrew Dice Clay for poor performance.
Then, remove cupcakes from tin to cool completely on wire rack.
Once cooled, frost cupcakes with Cherry Vanilla Buttercream.
Mini cupcakes donated by Whole Foods Market will be served and a giant confetti celebration takes place at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
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First Known Use of cupcake
CUPCAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cupcake for English Language Learners
: a very small cake that is baked in a pan shaped like a cup
CUPCAKE Defined for Kids
Definition of cupcake for Students
: a small cake baked in a mold shaped like a cup
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