5 Great Ideas For Decorating Cupcakes

Who doesn't love cupcakes? A basic recipe and a thousand variants are a colorful source of creativity for every baking enthusiast. Here are some fun ideas for your next get-together or kid's birthday party. All you have to do to get started is bake the cupcakes – simple enough!

You'll need:

  • 4 eggs
  • 9 oz sugar
  • 9 oz flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 9 oz room-temperature butter

For chocolate cupcakes, simply replace 2 oz of the flour with cocoa powder.

Here's how:

1. Beat the eggs and sugar together and then stir in the flour.

2. Mix in the butter and pour the cupcake batter into a muffin pan lined with cupcake liners. Bake the cupcakes in a preheated oven set to 320°F for 30 minutes. 

Your tasty cupcakes are all ready to go – now all you need is the delicious buttercream frosting... and depending on the cupcake, the right food coloring.

You'll need:

  • 17½ oz soft butter
  • 6 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 4 tbsp full-fat yogurt

Here's how:

Beat the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and salt until creamy and then fold in the yogurt. Color the frosting according to your preference and based on the decorating wish.

1. Cookie Monster Cupcakes

2. Cactus Cupcakes

3. Owl Cupcakes

4. Flamingo Cupcakes

5. Emoji Cupcakes

So many choices – which one will you make first?!

The recipe for the blackberry coconut cupcakes featured in the bonus video can be found here.


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