Decorated with snowflakes and jingle bells, these Classic Cupcakes for Christmas are great for work parties or after-school treats. Made using the Sweets and Treats Cupcake Combo pack, these cupcakes are easy to make and decorate, since the cupcake liners and toppers come in one pack. Display your cupcakes on a treat stand to add a festive and eye-catching centerpiece to your sweet table. Great for beginning decorators and those looking for a quick and easy Christmas baking idea, these Christmas cupcakes are sure to please!
In advance: Make snowflake cake topper. Use
second smallest cutter from set and red edible
marker to mark two snowflakes on shiny side of red
edible paper. Cut out using scissors. Brush one shiny
side with melted candy; attach second on top. Use
melted candy in cut parchment bag to pipe outline
and diamond detail on front; let set. Attach lollipop
stick to back with melted candy, leaving 1. in.
extended at bottom to insert into cake.
Bake and cool 12 cupcakes and a 1-layer round cake.
Trim cake to 1 in. high. Use circle metal cutter to
cut out cake; ice smooth. Use rotary cutter to cut
one strip, 1 in. x 9 in., from white edible paper. Use
red and green edible markers to draw plaid design
with lines in various widths, 1/4 to 1/2 in. apart. Let
dry. Attach strip around base using edible adhesive.
Cover cupcake tops with tip 2A swirl. Insert picks.
Position cupcakes and round cake on stand. Insert