Piping buttercream flowers is easy and fun with this Easy Blooms Mini Cupcakes project. By combining various shades of icing and different Easy Blooms tips, you can decorate mini cupcakes with just one squeeze of the bag. Pipe lovely roses and mums, then add some buttercream leaves to make your cupcakes come to life! This would be a great project for Mother’s Day, birthdays or even a spring wedding shower.
Bake cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool mini cupcakes in white cupcake liners.
Tint icing. Tint icing following color combinations provided.
BATTER COLORS TINTED:
Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint batter in the following shades:
Dark Green: 1 cup white icing + 3Y + 13B + 1BR
Light Green: 1 cup white icing + 1B + 1Y + touch of BR
Purple: 1 cup white icing + 6CR + 10P + 2BK + 3B
Coral: 1 cup white icing + 5P + 2Y + 1R
Yellow: 1 cup white icing + 5Y + 1O
Pink: 1 cup white icing + 1BK + 12R + 36P
Peach: 1 cup white icing + 2R + 2Y
Turquoise:1 cup white icing + 1Y + 13B
Red: 1 cup white icing + 18R + 10CR + 2P + touch of BK + touch of B
Light Purple: 1 cup white icing + 1 teaspoon purple icing
Light Coral: 1 cup white icing + 1 teaspoon coral icing
Light Pink: 1 cup white icing + 1 teaspoon pink icing
Prepare decorating bags. Prepare 12 in. decorating bag with tip 352. Using spatula, stripe bag with dark and light green icing.
Prepare two 16 in. decorating bags separately with large rose and mum Easy Blooms tip. Prepare seven 12 in. decorating bags separately with small rose and mum Easy Blooms tips and five metal specialty tips. Fill as desired with tinted icing, filling some with solid-color icing and using spatula to stripe other bags with complementary colors.
Decorate cupcakes. Pipe flowers on cupcakes, piping one large flower or three smaller flowers on cupcakes. Using bag with 352 tip, pipe leaves around flowers.