About Dan Lepard

Dan Lepard

Dan Lepard is an award-winning baker, food writer, and photographer who splits his time between London and Melbourne. He’s also the author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including his most recent title, Short & Sweet. Lepard contributes a weekly baking column to the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper, as well as writes for the BBC and Sainsbury’s Magazine. @danlepard

A vanilla cupcake decorated with white frosting and pink sprinkles on a red book.

Vanilla Cupcakes

These simple yet superlative little cakes are quite mind-blowing in their poundcake-like loveliness. Go on. See for yourself.