Wilton St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes with Shamrock and Gold

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes with Shamrock and Gold

Celebrate St. Patrick’'s Day with an easy-to-make cupcake!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include time needed to neither bake nor cool cupcakes, nor for the fondant cutouts to dry.
  • 2
    Two to three hours in advance, use 9 inch fondant roller with Pink guide rings to roll out White fondant 1/16 inch thick. For each shamrock, use straight edge of heart cut-out “F” to cut three shapes for leaves. For stem, use knife to cut triangle shape 3/4 inch high x 3/8 inch wide at base. Cut a slight curve in triangle. For coins, use wide end of tip 12 to cut three shapes for each treat. Let all shapes dry on cornstarch-dusted surface, about 2 to 3 hours.
  • 3
    Prepare cupcake batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes.
  • 4
    Use tip 1M, a cut disposable decorating bag and White decorator icing to pipe a swirl on cupcake tops.
  • 5
    Use Green edible color marker to draw design on shamrock leaves and stem. Use Gold color mist food color spray to spray coins. Let dry, about 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Position shamrock leaves, coins and Black sugar pearls on cupcake tops.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant 24 oz. White 104795455
  • Wilton Roll-N-Cut Mat 104106118
  • Wilton Fondant Rolling Pin 9 inch 104105836
  • Wilton Cut-Outs Dual-side Fondant Cutters Hearts 104793699
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 1M 104103107
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 12 104103096
  • Wilton Standard Baking Cups 75 pc. White 104103276
  • Wilton Recipe Right Muffin Pan 12 cavity 104105978
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Ready-To-Use Decorator White Icing 4-1/2 lb. 104105016
  • Wilton Extra Fine Tip FoodWriters Edible Color Markers 5 pc. Primary 104718374
  • Wilton Color Mist Food Color Spray Gold 104685612
  • Wilton Sugar Pearls Black 104727020
  • Favorite Cupcake Recipe or Mix
  • Knife
  • Plastic Ruler
  • Cornstarch
  • Food-Safe Scissors