Super Easy Flower Cupcakes

Super Easy Flower Cupcakes

easy flower cupcakes

I love to bake and I can make a killer cake.  The only problem is, the cakes and cupcakes are usually very ugly because I cannot frost worth a darn. I have friends and relatives who can make elaborately beautiful and awesome cake creations, but I can barely spread frosting evenly. Maybe you can relate?

I recently searched the Internet for an easy yet nice looking cupcake. I found quite a few and then decided to try to create a flower cupcake. The picture to the left is what I came up with. These are super easy!

 

 

Here is how to make these cupcakes.

  • Bake cupcakes using your favorite recipe or box mix.  I love the Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake recipe.
  • Next, make your own vanilla frosting or use a premade can of frosting. Add green dye drop by drop until you get the right color.
  • Frost the cupcakes.
  • Stick round suckers, like Tootsie Roll Pops, into the center of each cupcake.
  • Place two leaves onto each cupcake.  I used rose bush leaves, but you may also use edible leaves (such as mint leaves) if you wish.

These are so easy and quick to make and my children loved them. I liked them because they not only tasted great (as usual), but they also looked pretty cute.

Are you an ugly cake maker like me?  Or do you create baked masterpieces? Either way, feel free to leave a comment. Share and let’s talk about it.

 

About Janice

I am so glad you stopped by. Kick your shoes off and hang with me a while. I am an Arizona native, wife to a hard-working hubby, mom of two, and daughter of the King. I love sharing recipes, crafts, and family activities that any mom can do. Life is complicated enough, right? When I am not up to my ears in laundry, dishes, and creating for Celebrating Family, you will also find me at East Valley Mom Guide. Come follow me on Google +, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.

Comments

  1. These look amazing! Yum!

  2. Savannah says:

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  3. Elisabeth says:

    Those are adorable! 🙂

  4. How cute!!!!! Love your idea. And I COMPLETELY understand your frosting frustration. I have tried and tried. Never turns out pretty. Thanks for sharing your cute design!

  5. ~Stephanie says:

    I want to come eat at your house *giggle

  6. Those are so cute!

  7. Ashley Rae says:

    Cute idea!

  8. I love this idea, I think I'll try this for my daughters GS troop this fall.

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  10. How cute! These would be great for a cook-out with friends 🙂

  11. This Lil Piglet says:

    These are so cute; such an easy idea and look really adorable.

  12. how cute, and easy – Giana would love that, I am showing it to her after I type this up!
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  14. Oh my goodness, those are so cute!

  15. thethriftyhousewife says:

    Those are very cute!!! What a fun activity idea 🙂

  16. cute cute…and ummm did I say cute!!! 🙂

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