Looking for a quick and easy dessert for your birthday party or wedding shower? These adorable Piped Star Mini Cupcakes are just the thing. Easy to bake and decorate, these little bite-sized treats can be customized to be whatever color you’d like…and they’re just as fun to eat as they are to make! You can see these mini 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 mini cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool mini cupcakes in white cupcake liners.
Tint icing. Combine Golden Yellow and Lemon Yellow icing colors to get yellow color shown. Combine Orange and Christmas Red icing colors to get coral color shown. Combine Kelly Green and Sky Blue icing colors to get green color shown. Tint ½ cup icing each yellow, coral and teal using color combinations provided.
Decorate cupcakes. Prepare three decorating bags with tip 1M. Fill separately with yellow, coral and green icing. Pipe star on each cupcake, alternating colors until completed.
One of the most popular techniques, stars come in a range of sizes and styles. Experiment with open and closed stars for variation in look. The star technique is timeless and can be used as a classic border or as a stunning fill-in for the top of a dessert.