Jennifer Shea
Craftsy Instructor


A lifelong baker and party-maker, Jennifer Shea began winning accolades for her desserts at age 8. She went on to found Seattle's Trophy Cupcakes and Party in 2007 with her husband. Jennifer and her desserts have appeared on The Martha Stewart Show. Her cupcakes have also been featured in Vanity Fair and Sunset magazines, as well as on the Food Network. Trophy now has five bustling locations in the Seattle area, where Jennifer lives with ... Read Full Bio »

Jennifer's Craftsy Classes


The Custom Cupcake

Build your own dazzling designer cupcakes with online video lessons from Trophy Cupcakes owner Jennifer Shea. Start by using great cupcake recipes to create a variety of cake bases, and make them more memorable with sweet-and-salty crusts, candy mix-ins and fun surprises. Next, get step-by-step guidance for creating traditional Swiss meringue buttercream and stabilized whipped cream frostings. Move on to making luscious chocolate ganache, dreamy dulce de leche and rich German chocolate fillings. Then, turn your cupcakes into eye-candy with marvelous multicolored swirls, gorgeous piped flowers, chocolate toppers in any shape, edible crystallized flowers and more. Plus, learn Jennifer's tips for finding flavor inspiration and creating one-of-a-kind cupcakes.



The Perfect Cupcake

Bake and decorate scrumptious cupcakes every time with Trophy Cupcakes owner Jennifer Shea. Make your cupcakes moist and flavorful with fruit layers, such as caramelized pineapple or a blueberry reduction. Create s'mores cupcakes with graham cracker crusts, luscious lemon cupcakes with shortbread cookie crusts and even blueberry pie cupcakes bursting with bright flavor. Fill luscious lemon meringue cupcakes with lemon curd, and chocolate cupcakes with lavender pastry cream. Whip up Trophy's famous buttercream, and use it to frost your cupcakes by hand, roll your cupcakes in sprinkles and decorate them with perfectly piped swirls. Plus, amaze your clients with hi-hat cupcakes, lavender crème brûlée cupcakes and more. Deliver incredible cupcakes that make sweet dreams come true.

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Jennifer's Projects

Amazing Hi-Hats
Fruit-filled cupcake
Crystallized Flowers
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