Turn your summer shindig into a sunny celebration with these Sunflower Power Cupcakes. With two colors of icing and two tips, you can decorate blooming treats that are great for birthdays, Mother’s Day or just a summer barbeque! You can see these cupcakes and many more in the How to Pipe Simple Icing Flowers kit, filled with lots of tutorials, inspiration and even a few must-have tools to make your treats blossom.
Bake cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in white cupcake liners.
Tint icing. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe instructions. Combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow icing colors to get yellow color shown. Combine Brown and Black icing colors to get brown color shown. Tint 1¼ cup icing yellow and 1¼ cup icing brown using color combinations provided.
Decorate cupcakes. Prepare decorating bag with tip 352 and yellow icing. Pipe row of leaves around outer edge of cupcakes. Repeat for second row on top of and overlapping first row.
Prepare decorating bag with tip 18 and brown icing. Pipe stars to fill centers of cupcakes.