icon Skip to content
St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Recipe ~ Quick, Easy & Fun-Bakell®

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!

How to make St. Patrick's day cupcakes 

Lets get started on how to make a Saint Patrick's Day cupcake!


Bakell's St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Recipe





  • 1 (15.25 ounce) pkg. white cake mix


  • 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



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



Previous article New Year's Eve Dessert: Bubbly Champagne Cupcakes