Poinsettia Cupcakes

1
Rise Ruhl

By
@HyacinthB

Feel like getting fancy with your Christmas treats? Try these fun flower cupcakes!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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    cupcakes, any flavor, made according to package directions or your favorite recipe
  • ·
    frosting, any flavor, but white or buttercream works best
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    bag of mini marshmallows
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    decorating sugar, your choice of colors (pictured with red and green)

How to Make Poinsettia Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Bake and frost your favorite cupcakes.
  2. To make flower petals, cut mini marshmallows in half on a diagonal. This will expose a sticky inside. Press the sticky side into the colored sugar. I make a lot of red ones for the flower and a few green ones for leaves around the edge.
  3. Press the sugared marshmallows into the frosting working around the outside edge. Then make another circle of marshmallows inside that forming a flower. Continue until top is covered. Sprinkle colored sugar or other sprinkles into center, if desired.

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About Poinsettia Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #Christmas, #Cupcakes




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