Now that summer is fast-approaching, the sun is out and we’re looking forward to all the beauty that sunshine brings. At the top of our list are floral desserts – specifically big, bright, beautiful sunflowers! Made using two common decorating tips, these sunflower cupcakes are great for beginning decorators and are a fun way to brighten up your summer celebration!
Step 1: Bake the Cupcakes
The best place to start is the beginning!
Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in white cupcake liners.
Step 2: Tint the Icing
Tint 1¼ cup icing yellow and 1¼ cup icing brown using color combinations provided.
You’re well on your way to creating your floral treats!
Step 3: Decorate the Cupcakes
Otherwise known as the fun part!
Prepare decorating bag with tip 352 and yellow icing. Pipe row of leaves around outer edge of cupcakes. Repeat for second row on top of and overlapping first row.
Prepare decorating bag with tip 18 and brown icing. Pipe stars to fill centers of cupcakes.
Now you’re ready for summer! Share these gorgeous flower cupcakes with your buds at summer BBQs or picnics, and find us at @wiltoncakes for more baking inspiration.