Easy Poinsettia Cupcakes - CakeWhiz

Easy Poinsettia Cupcakes

Use this video tutorial to learn how to make easy poinsettia cupcakes. All you need is colored icing and a few decorating tips. Perfect for Christmas!

Last December, I made these EASY poinsettia cupcakes.

But, I never shared them on my blog coz I really wanted to do a video and show you exactly how SIMPLE it is to make them!

Well, as soon as my little one went to bed last night, I ran down to make this video! 😀

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Anyways, moving onto these cupcakes…

There are vanilla cupcakes and I COLORED the batter yellow with gel coloring, just to brighten them up a bit.

I DECORATED them with red, green and yellow buttercream icings.

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Follow along this video tutorial to make your own easy poinsettia cupcakes and the recipes/written instructions can be found below.

To make these easy poinsettia cupcakes, you will need the following ingredients:

Vanilla cupcakes
Red buttercream icing
Green buttercream icing
Yellow buttercream icing
3 piping bags
Tip # 366
Tip # 104
Tip # 3

And here are the steps:

Step 1:
Fill a piping bag with green frosting and attach Tip# 104.

Step 2:
Hold your bag at a 45 degree angle along the edge of the cupcake.
Start moving your hand up and down while rotating your cupcake until you have a row of green ruffles.

Step 3:
Fill a piping bag with red frosting and attach Tip# 366.

Step 4:
Hold your bag at a 45 degree angle along center of the cupcake.
Squeeze your bag until icing comes out and pull away.
Continue to do this until you have one row of petals.

Step 5:
Move your bag inwards and hold your bag at a 45 degree angle again.
Squeeze your bag until icing comes out and pull away.
Continue to do this until you have another of petals.

Step 6:
Fill a piping bag with yellow icing and attach Tip# 3.

Step 7:
Hold your bag at a 90 degree angle.
Make little dots in the center of the flower.

And you are done!

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Well, that’s all for today.

If you liked this post, you may also like some of these other Christmas treats…

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Christmas tree brownies

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Rudolph cupcakes

rudolph cupcakes

Until next time, tata my lovelies!

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