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Candy Rainbow Cupcakes


Turn homemade (or store-bought) cupcakes into something special with a cute candy rainbow topper. Made using several colors of Candy Melts candy, these little candy rainbows turn your treat into something fun to eat! Serve for St. Patrick’s Day or a spring bridal or baby shower. Easy to make, these Candy Rainbow Cupcakes are great for beginners and perfect for a last-minute party idea or celebration.
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

Melt candy. Melt blue, lavender, pink, green, white, yellow and turquoise candy in decorating bags, separately, according to package directions.

On waxed paper-covered cake board, pipe rainbow arches (first pink, followed by yellow, green, turquoise and lavender), about 2½ in. wide. Let set, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Using melted white candy, pipe several dots on either end of rainbow arch. Let set, about 2 minutes. Pipe more dots on top of the first to create 3D clouds. Chill until set, about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Bake cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in white cupcake liners.

Step 3

Tint icing. Using Sky Blue icing color, tint icing light blue.

Step 4

Decorate cupcakes. Prepare decorating bag with tip 1M and light blue icing. Pipe swirl on each cupcake. Top with rainbow candy topper.

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