Blooming Bright Cupcakes

Blooming Bright Cupcakes

This fun "flower arrangement" shows you how important presentation can be. Even smooth iced cupcakes can become so much more to set the tone for the celebration.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake Cupcakes

Line muffin pan with baking cups. Fill 1/2 full with your favorite cupcake recipe or batter from a mix. Bake according to recipe instructions. Cool completely.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate Cupcakes

Tint small portion of buttercream icing dark rose; tint remainder a lighter shade of rose. Spatula ice top of one cupcakes dark rose; spatula ice the remaining cupcakes light rose. Sprinkle with colored sugars.

Step 3

Step 3: Arrange

Arrange cupcakes on foil-covered cake board with dark rose iced cupcake in center, light rose iced cupcakes positioned around the center. Cut a stem and two leaves from green construction paper. Position stem and leaves around cupcakes.

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