Beginning decorators are sure to love these adorable Party Pop Cupcakes. Decorated with a simple icing swirl and sprinkled with a variety of colorful nonpareils, these simple cupcakes will be party ready in no time! 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 dot cupcake liners.
Decorate cupcakes. Prepare icing following recipe instructions. Spatula ice cupcakes with white icing. Mix together white, pink, blue, green, orange, purple and yellow nonpareils and sprinkle on cupcakes.
If you find it challenging to ice a cake smoothly, try spatula icing. It’s a great way to hide imperfections, create texture and add visual interest to cakes. Begin this technique with a fresh, roughly iced cake. Spatula icing is a versatile technique that can also be used to decorate other treats. Try it with sheet cakes, cookies and brownies.