Happy Mother’s Day Cupcakes Recipe

Celebrate Mom this year, and all she's done for you by baking up her favorite cupcakes and topping them with these free printable Happy Mother’s Day Cupcake Toppers. These cupcakes are the perfect way to tell mom you love her in a sweet dessert, and they'll make a wonderful addition to your Mother’s Day brunch table. Don't let Mother's Day pass without making this edible gift (the recipe is easy!).


  • cake mix and accompanying ingredients needed to make 24 cupcakes
  • 4 cups white decorator icing
  • pink food coloring
  • 48 pink cupcake wrappers
  • glue
  • pastry bag
  • Wilton #1M or another large star decorating tip
  • Mother’s Day cupcake toppers


Step 1: Preheat your oven according to your cupcake package or recipe directions. Make the cupcake batter according to package directions.

Step 2: Prepare cupcake pans with 24 cupcake wrappers.

Step 3: Pour batter into the pink cupcake wrappers, filling each one about ¾ths full. Bake the cupcakes according to the package or recipe directions.

Step 4: Set the cupcakes aside to cool completely, while they’re cooling drop them into a second cupcake wrapper for better presentation.

Step 5: Color the icing with a drop or two of pink food coloring and mix thoroughly unti lthe icing is the desired color.

Step 6: Attach the Wilton #1M (or similar) decorating tip to a pastry bag, and fill it about 2/3 full with the pink icing.

Step 7: To ice each cupcake, position the tip toward the outside of the cupcake, squeeze the pastry bag and work in a circular motion, starting from the outside and moving inward.

Happy Mother's Day Cupcakes - Step 7

Step 8: Insert a finished Mother’s Day cupcake topper into the center of each cupcake.

Happy Mother's Day Cupcakes - Step 8

Want more Mother's Day brunch ideas?

Find more from Linette Gerlach at The Kid's Fun Review.