We all love cupcakes and age is no barrier here. How about making these at home, adding some creative decorations and giving it a makeover? So, here is a list of 10 awesome cupcake decorations ideas.
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10. Bicycle Cupcakes
Begin by frosting cupcakes but with white frosting. For every cycle, you need to pipe frosting spokes of chocolate on both cupcakes followed by outlining the edges of the wheels. At the center of each wheel add a blue candy. With the help of melted chocolate fix the chocolate-coated cookie sticks measuring 1 ½ inch above the 2 ½ inches for assembling the handlebar, refrigerate until set. Also, for the seat attach a Mexican hat candy or use a gumdrop. Fix a stick with the seat in a way that it connects the 2 cupcakes and finally fix the handlebar. Also, your children will go crazy with such creative cupcakes.
9. Ice Cream Cone
For this begin by frosting the cupcake and of course with white frosting and roll the edges with clear sugar crystals. Take some vanilla wafer and trim it for making a triangle measuring 2”. Press this triangle in the cupcake in a way that the point overhangs the edge of the cupcake. Pipe the ice cream in the cupcake and cone using pink frosting and sprinkle it with decors in multiple colors. Give it a finishing touch by adding a little red candy on the top. Moreover, this is one of the most creative yet easy cupcake decorating ideas.
8. Buttercream Daisy
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Looking for some awesome cupcake decorations then this one is for you. Pipe out a circle surrounding the cupcake using whipped vanilla buttercream and then pipe out the flowers using pressure from the bottom towards the top and this should be done in sections. Once the petals are complete pipe out the center and fill it with the same buttercream but tinted in yellow.
7. Cherry Pie Cupcakes
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Cut the tops of the cupcakes for creating a flat surface. Then with the help of a knife evenly spread a smooth layer of buttercream followed by placing the red candies. With the help of a little round, top create pipe stripes all over the top and with a little bigger tip create the crust surrounding the outside. Add this recipe to your list of creative cupcakes.
6. Watermelon Cupcakes
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Make the cupcakes using white cake mix, mini chocolate chips, and yellow and red food coloring and bake it the way you make any other cupcake. For the icing whip vanilla and butter till fluffy, add green food coloring and powdered sugar gradually and milk to reach the desired consistency. Lastly, transfer this to a piping bag and frost your cupcakes one by one. This is again one of the easy cupcake decorating ideas.
5. Maple Cupcakes
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For the icing, beat sugar and butter until fluffy. Then, beat the maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla. Next, add nuts and fill the cupcakes and bake. Lastly, cool and ice it with the maple butter frosting. However, try these creative cupcakes for your child’s birthday and see how you are showered with compliments.
4. Fresh Fruit Cupcake
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Make the frosting with vanilla buttercream and top it with a fruit of your choice-strawberry, blueberry, kiwi, mango or a combination of two-three fruits. Always add the fruit last to maintain its crispness. As a result, this will result in awesome cupcake decorations.
3. Jelly Bean Cupcakes
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For the frosting, mix together butter kept at room temperature and shortening and beat it till light and fluffy. Then, add powdered sugar and vanilla and transfer it to a piping bag. Lastly, begin piping the cupcake starting from the outside and working in to the center. Finally, garnish it with jelly beans. This also falls under easy cupcake decorating ideas.
2. Chardonnay Buttercream Roses
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Make the frosting with delicious buttercream and add some Chardonnay for flavor. Moreover, this combination will work wonders. Spread this over chocolate cupcakes and enjoy an amazing dessert. Try making these creative cupcakes today.
1. Hydrangea Cupcakes
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For the frosting use vanilla cheese cream and use purple and frosting blue food color to get that real shade of hydrangeas. Then with the help of a Wilton 2D tip pipe the big, loose star shapes surrounding the edges of the cake and finally fill in the center. This is one such awesome cupcake decorations that you will love to experiment with again and again.
These were the top 10 ideas for making creative cupcakes. Also, if you know more? Please do not forget to share it with us.