These cupcakes are a gem! Made using Rosanna Pansino Sugar Gems and your favorite cupcake recipe, these Rosanna Pansino Sugar Gem Cupcakes will be the hidden treasure of your next party or celebration. Match the icing color to the gems to help these treats really stand out! A quick and easy dessert that bakers of all skill levels can make, these Sugar Gem cupcakes rock!
Bake cupcakes. Prepare cupcake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in white cupcake liners.
Tint icing. Combine Violet, Burgundy and Black icing colors to get dark violet color shown. Using Sky Blue icing color, tint 1 cup icing blue. Using Leaf Green icing color, tint 1 cup icing green. Using Rose icing color, tint 1 cup icing pink. Tint remaining cup icing dark violet using color combination provided.
Decorate cupcakes. Using spatula, ice cupcakes smooth. Fill small bowls, separately, with sugar gems. Roll cupcake with icing of same color into gems, pressing lightly so gems stick to icing. Repeat with all cupcakes.