Wilton TriTone Star, 3 Shades of Citrus & Sunray Basketweave Cupcakes

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton TriTone Star, 3 Shades of Citrus & Sunray Basketweave Cupcakes

Decorate cupcakes with stars, basketweaves and stripes in juicy, citrus-inspired colors! Each design is a blend of shades inspired by Wilton's Color Right Performance Color System. Wilton's supplies -- couplers, icing, baking cups, muffin pans, and cooling grids make baking delicious cupcakes and other treats easy!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:less than 2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Bake and cool cupcakes: Place a baking cup into each one of the muffin pan's cavities. Prepare five cups batter (this will make about 24 cupcakes). following recipe instructions, then pour it into baking cups. Follow recipe instructions to bake cupcakes, then cool on the grid. Note: Project time does not include this baking and cooling time.
  • 2
    Decorate TriTone Star Cupcakes and 3 Shades of Citrus Cupcakes:
    Use the Color Right Base Colors and Quick Count color formulas to tint icings in the following shades:
    Spring Yellow = 2 cups icing + (formula 114) 16 Y + 1 O
    Spring Green = 2 cups icing + (formula 360) 15 Y + 3 B
    Spring Orange = 2 cups icing + (formula 1375) 18 Y + 5 O + 2 C

    Follow package instructions to assemble Color Swirl Coupler with three decorating bags filled with Spring Yellow, Spring Green and Spring Orange icing. Fit tip 1M onto coupler; cover cupcakes with stars (if making TriTone Star Cupcakes) or zig zags (if making Sunray Basketweave Cupcakes). If making the 3 Shades of Citrus Cupcakes, top the cupcake off with a jelly bean.
  • 3
    Decorate Sunray Basketweave Cupcakes:
    Use the Color Right Base Colors and Quick Count color formulas to tint icings in the Spring Yellow and Spring Orange shades described in step 2. Use spatula and Spring Yellow icing to ice cupcakes smooth. Use tip 32, a cut disposable decorating bag and Spring Yellow icing to pipe a vertical line 1/2 inch from left edge of cupcake. Use tip 32 and Spring Orange icing to pipe two horizontal stripes overlapping the vertical line, leaving the width of the tip opening between lines. Pipe a second Spring Yellow vertical line touching the Spring Orange stripes. Pipe three Spring Orange horizontal stripes over the Spring Yellow line. Repeat vertical lines then horizontal stripes, until you have covered the area.

    Learn how to create stunning, beautiful cupcakes by enrolling in a Wilton Cake Decorating Class at your local A.C. Moore store! Can't wait to get started? Check out A.C. Moore's official Wilton Cake Decorating Playlist! Copy this link and paste into a new browser window: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8CB3BAC84BD1F1FC

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:less than 2 hours

Project Supplies

  • •All Three Cupcakes:
  • Your Favorite Cupcake Recipe, Color Right Performance Color System, Ready-To-Use Decorator White Icing, 10" x 16" Cooling Grid 104106022, Recipe Right 12-cavity Muffin Pan, Standard Baking Cups in Geo
  • •Sunray Basketweave & 3 Shades of Citrus Cupcakes: Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags
  • •TriTone Star & 3 Shades of Citrus Cupcakes:
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 1M, ColorSwirl 3-Color Coupler, •Sunray Basketweave Cupcakes:
  • 9" Straight Spatula, Decorating Tip No. 32
  • •3 Shades of Citrus Cupcakes:
  • Jelly Beans
  • •TriTone Star Cupcakes:
  • 16" Disposable Decorating Bags