DIY Flower Cupcakes
These cupcakes are perfect for a tea party, Mother's Day, or any other celebration that calls for an oh-so-pretty dessert!
Whip up some cute, flowery cupcakes by using a few extra ingredients that are genius!
- Vanilla-frosted cupcakes
- Pink, yellow, and orange gumdrops
- Pink marshmallows
- Pink taffy candy
- Green sour belt
Marshmallow chrysanthemum cupcake
Snip about 16 petals off of 6 marshmallows and arrange on cupcake.
Gumdrop daisy cupcake
Snip off the sides of 3 pink gumdrops and place onto cupcake. Snip a small dot off an orange gumdrop for the center, and cut leaf from a green sour belt.
Taffy rose cupcake
Cut 8 petals from a pink taffy candy. Roll petals and gently press each one together, starting from the center. Place rose on cupcake and add green sour belt leaf.
Marshmallow daisy cupcake
Snip 5 slices from 2 pink marshmallows, and then snip a small dot off another marshmallow. Arrange on cupcake with sour belt leaves.
Jodi Levine is a crafter and author. Levine's works, Candy Aisle Crafts, Paper Goods Projects, and SuperMakeIt.com, are all about crafts made from everyday supermarket materials. Jodi contributes to national magazines and television shows while also working with brands such as Fisher-Price and Mattel.