St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Recipe ~ Quick, Easy & Fun

It's that time of year again! Leprechauns, St Patty's parties, green food, green beer, oh and green & gold cupcakes? That's right! Here is a wonderful quick & easy St Patrick's Day cupcake recipe. Not only are these cupcakes so cute, but they are delicious!

 

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Bakell's St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Recipe

 

INGREDIENTS

Cupcakes:
1 (15.25 ounce) pkg. white cake mix

Frosting:
1 cup butter, softened
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
Green food coloring

Topping:
12 AirHeads Extreme Rainbow candy
Mini marshmallows
24 Rolo candies
Edible Tinker Dust or Dazzler Dust (click here to shop ALL edible dusts)

Instructions:
Prepare cake mix according to package directions for cupcakes; let cool.
To make the frosting, beat butter until creamy.
Add powdered sugar, vanilla, heavy cream and salt and mix together with a hand mixer until well combined.

Add green food coloring until desired color is reached.
Spread or pipe frosting on top of each cupcake.
Cut each AirHeads Extreme candy in half and place on top of each cupcake to create an arch.

Place two mini marshmallows on each end of the rainbow.

Here’s a quick little tutorial on how to make your “pot of gold” for each cupcake! To make the pot of gold, pipe a small amount of frosting onto the wide end of each Rolo Candies, then use our new Royal Gold Dazzler Dust to either sprinkle or press the frosting into the Gold Dust until all the frosting is covered. Place Rolo Candy on the cupcake!

 

St. Patrick's Day Cupcake with Royal Gold Dazzler Dust

 

Bakers Tip ~ Here’s a quick little "picture tutorial" on how to make your “pot of gold” for each cupcake!

pot of gold for cupcake decoration

 

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