Happy Mother's Day Cupcakes Recipe

Happy Mother’s Day Cupcakes Recipe


  • 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.

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