Wilton Biggest and Best Cupcake Tree

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Biggest and Best Cupcake Tree

Easily transform a cupcake into a festive Christmas tree!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither baking nor cooling cupcake.
  • 2
    Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cake according to pan package directions.
  • 3
    Tint portions of decorator icing Brown and Green; reserve a small amount White (Note: combine Brown with Red-Red for Brown shade shown.) For bottom of cake, use tip 12, a cut disposable decorating bag and Brown icing to pipe vertical lines. Fill in recessed areas first, then pipe in remaining areas. For cake top, use tip 1M, a cut disposable decorating bag and Green icing to pipe a row of loops, all around the bottom edge. Move up 1 inch and repeat piping one row of loops after another, until cake top is covered.
  • 4
    Roll out large spice drop on granulated sugar-covered surface. Use smallest star cutter (2-1/2 inch) from set to cut out star. Use reserved White icing to attach star to lollipop stick.
  • 5
    Use dots of Green icing to attach confetti sprinkles to top of cake. Insert lollipop stick with star into cake top.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Dimensions Large Cupcake Pan 104103131
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Ready-To-Use Decorator White Icing 4-1/2 lb. 104105016
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Brown 104103415
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Red-Red 104103424
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Kelly Green 104103421
  • Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags 12 inch 104105894
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 12 104103096
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 1M 104103107
  • Wilton Nesting Metal Cutter Set Stars 4 pc. 104521357
  • Wilton Jumbo Confetti Sprinkles 104103861
  • Favorite Firm Textured Cake Mix or Recipe (You Will Need 7 Cups of Batter)
  • Food-Safe Scissors
  • Plastic Ruler
  • Rolling Pin
  • Large Yellow Spice Drop
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Lollipop Sticks