Baking and storing made easier

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ST AD Cupcake carrier 8 INLSA Prestige cupcake carrier R149.95 available from Pick n Pay 100113. Picture: Chris Collingridge 338


This cupcake holder is perfect for storing cupcakes or muffins. It has extractable dividers, which separate and protect the baked goods. The dividers can be removed to store loaves or other shaped cakes. So now you can decorate your cupcakes and they will not push against one another and become damaged.

The holder has a handle for easy carrying and also has a safety lock on either side of the handle to ensure that the container does not open during transport. The lid has a colourful cupcake design which will not fade or peel off. It is available from Pick n Pay for R149.95.


Make your cupcakes more appealing and attractive by baking them in pretty paper cases. There is such a big selection available that it’s hard to choose.

These are available from a wonderful shop In Good Company, 52nd 6th street Parkhurst, 079 041 8927. They sell for R45 a packet. also has a large selection of baking paper cases.


Spruce up the look of your cupcakes baked in plain paper cases by dropping them into pretty cupcake wrappers. They are available in a variety of designs, suitable for special themes or occasions.

You can get them at most baking supply shops. These are available from Pick n Pay at R29.99 for a pack of 12.


This handy box of four different colours is ideal if you don’t want to buy expensive gel colouring. It works well to colour butter as well as cream cheese icing. The colouring is AZO dye and tartrazine free, halaal, kosher and suitable for vegans. It sells for R27.95 at Woolworths.

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