Sometimes there’s just nothing better than a cupcake. Whether you’re hosting a birthday party or a wedding shower, these Bold Jewel Tone Swirl Cupcakes are sure to make an impact on your sweet table. Use gel icing colors to make bold tinted icing in the colors of your choice, then use the drop flower tip 2D to pipe a high swirl on each treat. You can see these cupcakes and many more in the How to Decorate Cakes & Desserts kit, filled with lots of tutorials, inspiration and even a few must-have tools for cake decorating.
Bake cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in white cupcake liners.
Tint icing. Combine Orange and Christmas Red icing colors to get coral color shown. Combine Violet and Rose icing colors to get light and medium purple colors shown. Tint 2 cups icing each coral, light and medium purple using color combinations provided.
Decorate cupcakes. Prepare decorating bags separately with tips 2D and coral, light and medium purple icing. Pipe swirl on each cupcake, alternating colors.
Here is another quick way to decorate your cupcakes or cakes. It just takes minutes to pipe a fancy iced swirl and add colorful sprinkles. Learn how to make a 1M swirl, as well as, a swirl using tips 2A and 2D.