Posts Tagged ‘4th of July cupcakes’

4th of July cupcakes with red candies

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

4th of July cupcake

Red mini M&Ms are sprinkled on these easy red, white, and blue cupcakes for Independence Day.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; white or off-white frosting; red mini M&Ms; blue sugar; 1M metal tip; pastry bag.

How to Make It: Use white frosting and metal tip in pastry bag to make 1M swirl (start at the outside of the cupcake and work inward and upward). Sprinkle with blue sugar. Add red M&Ms.

Fireworks cupcakes

Friday, August 1st, 2008

patriotic fireworks cupcakesGreat for political events, the 4th of July or any patriotic occasion, these fireworks cupcakes are quick and easy to make with just red icing or gel and star-shaped sprinkles.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; red gel or writing icing in tube; large blue star sprinkles (these are by Wilton).

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Use tube icing to draw six red, curved lines going upward from one edge of the cupcake. Add blue star sprinkle to end of each red line.