Cupcakes make the world a better place. Show us how you spread the love with your own magical cupcake recipes and designs!  

Share your original Photo, Step-by-Step, or Video Instructables detailing how you make cupcakes something special for your chance to win some awesome prizes.

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, June 19.

The Cupcake Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

22 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1 winner)



One Grand Prize winner will receive a custom laser-etched iPad 2!

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership and Robot t-shirt or apron.

First Prize (1 winner)



One First Prize winner will receive a KitchenAid stand mixer in your choice of color!

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership and Robot t-shirt or apron.

Second Prize (5 winners)



Five Second Prize winners will receive a sweet set of 10 nesting glass mixing bowls from Williams-Sonoma.

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership and Robot t-shirt or apron.

Runner-Up Prize (15 winners)


Fifteen Runners-Up will receive a custom Instructables robot apron! 
HOW IT WORKS

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between May 23, 2011 and Jun 19, 2011 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Cupcake Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.