Cupcakes are a delicious and delightful way to entertain the kids. If you’re stuck indoors, or getting ready for a special event, I’ve put together all my creative cupcake decorating ideas in one spot. Read through these fun and fabulous recipes and pick out one or two to try today!
There’s a cupcake design for every season, flavor or theme you could imagine. From fantasy to holiday, these creative cupcake decorating ideas will put a smile on your kids’ faces.
So grab your icing sugar, spatulas and sprinkles, and let’s get started.
Don’t let rainy day blues get you down. Bring back some color with these Rainbow Sprinkles Cupcakes! This cupcake design doesn’t require any special techniques, so even the little ones can help. In fact, the more colors the better!
The secret to these adorable Unicorn Marshmallow Cupcakes is all in the supplies. Whether you make these with your older kids, or for your little ones, your children will love how they come out. It’s got fun, fantasy and.. chocolate! What’s not to love?
For a twist, these Snowman Cupcake Decorating Ideas can use whipped topping instead of frosting! And they are so simple, even the youngest baker can handle the design. This creative cupcake decorating idea comes out perfect, no matter what!
These Simple Apple Fondant Cupcakes look more complicated than they are. But if your kids like cutting out with cookie cutters and playing with playdough, then this recipe will be easy peasy! Perfect for a fall themed event!
If you’ve got a Valentine’s Day party coming up, or just need a fun summer treat, these Heart Strawberry Cupcakes are just what you need. Lightly flavored icing and juicy strawberries make for a fantastic finish to a special meal.
For another take on the unicorn cupcake, check out these Simple Unicorn Cupcakes. And these truly live up to the name, because they are So. Easy. The secret to why? Well read the recipe to find out!
While many of our recipes focus on the creative cupcake decorating ideas, these Easy Candy Corn Cupcakes start from scratch. If you love candy corn, than this recipe will make you extremely happy! And the final icing color is gorgeous too!
As a Canadian, this recipe is close to my heart. But these Canada Cupcakes, with their beautiful red maple leaves would also work for a fall-themed special event. My recipe shows you how to make those gorgeous candy maple leaves, so you can enjoy them on and off your cupcakes!
More Cupcake Decorating Ideas
Need more ideas? Some of my friends around the web have some incredibly creative cupcake decorating ideas too.
These Camo Cupcakes by Mom vs The Boys are a camouflaged treat, inside and out. For your hunter, fisher, or military enthusiast, grab this recipe and celebrate!
Do you have a magic carpet fan? These Aladdin Cupcakes by Sunshine Whispers will fly away! And they are soo easy to make. You’ll look like a magic genie yourself when you present these at your special event.
While these Sundae Cupcakes by Frugal Mom Eh! look like you get the cake and ice cream too, that’s not ice cream on top — it’s frosting! Check out just how easy it is to make too.
And these super cute Chick Cupcakes by In the Kids Kitchen are the perfect finale for your Easter party or farm-themed event. Or just for anyhow, because they are that sweet.
No matter what creative cupcake decorating idea you choose, it’s sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Let me know which one you loved. And subscribe for more great recipe ideas!
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