Clare Crespo's gorgeous flutterby cupcakes

Clare Crespo, author of the best book about cupcakes EVER, Hey There, Cupcake!: 35 Yummy Fun Cupcake Recipes for All Occasions, is the woman who got us all started on our cupcakes obsession. We owe it all to her, and she is just a fabulous ray of cupcakey sunshiney goodness, so we're always happy to see more from her.

This time, she offers a recipe to Daily Candy for these yummy-looking Flutterby Cupcakes:

Also be sure to check out Rachel's interview with Clare and Allison's recreation of Clare's panda, koala and brown bear cupcakes, both at Gothamist.