unicorn marshmallow cupcakes

Unicorn Marshmallow Cupcakes


  • Vanilla cupcake mix (calls for oil, eggs and water)
  • 2 cans Vanilla frosting
  • Pink and blue food coloring
  • 1/2 cup Light cocoa candy melts
  • Marshmallows
  • Candy unicorn horns
  • Edible glitter
  • White pearl sprinkles
  • Pink sugar sprinkles
  • Decorating bags
  • Small star decorating tip
  • Large star decorating tip
  • White cupcake liners


  1. 1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line two cupcake pans with cupcake liners.

  2. 2. Prepare your cake mix by mixing together the cake mix, oil, eggs, and water as directed on the box.

  3. 3. Scoop out the batter into your cupcake liners, filling each cup 1/2 way full.

  4. 4. Bake for 15 minutes and let cool.

  5. Scoop a can of white frosting into a decorating bag with a large star tip at the bottom.

  6. Frost each cupcake from the center working your way out.

  7. Heat 2 cups of white candy melts in the microwave for 3-4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.

  8. Place the marshmallow on lollipop sticks, dip into the melted chocolate, shake off any excess chocolate and set onto a piece of parchment paper to harden and sprinkle with edible glitter.

  9. Place the remaining chocolate into a decorating bag, cut a tiny tip off the end and draw small white ears on a piece of parchment paper to harden.

  10. Once the marshmallows and ears have hardened, stick a marshmallow on each frosted cupcake and stick the ears and horn onto the top of a marshmallow using a little melted chocolate.

  11. Mix 1/2 cup of frosting with pink food coloring, 1/2 cup with blue food coloring and mix 1/2 cup with a little blue and pink to make purple. 13. Place a small star tip in the bottom of 3 decorating bags (you can do one at a time if you only have a one-star tip.

  12. Frost flowers onto the unicorns head and going down the right side with each color frosting.

  13. Sprinkle the cupcakes with pink sprinkles and place a few white pearl sprinkles along the hair and white frosting.

  14. Heat the light cocoa candy melts on 50% power for 2-3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted and scoop into a decorating bag. Use the bag to draw eyelids on the front of the marshmallow.