Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Unicorn Cupcakes

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These unicorn cupcakes are so cute! Kids are obsessed with all things unicorn. These would be so perfect for a Unicorn birthday party or a fun day of baking together in the kitchen!

Unicorn Cupcakes

Unicorn Cupcakes

Makes 18 Cupcakes

Unicorn sprinkle mix:

  • 1 pouch of Light green, Hot Pink, and Purple Nonpareil’s and sprinkle Jimmies (bought from Michaels craft stores)
  • Combine all sprinkles into a sealed container and shake until combined

Cupcake Ingredients:

  • 1 box of french vanilla cake mix cake mix
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • 1/2 C of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1TBSP pure vanilla extract
  • Teal, Pink, Purple and leaf green gel food coloring
  • Clear cupcake liners
  • Muffin pan
  • Twist lollipops: Bubblegum flavored

Unicorn Cupcakes

Cupcake Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line muffin pan with the white cupcake liners
  3. In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined
  4. Divide the batter into 4 bowls and add a food color gel into each bowl.
  5. Add the Teal to one bowl,
  6. Add the Purple food coloring to the second bowl.
  7. Add the Pink food coloring to the third bowl.
  8. Add the leaf green food coloring to the fourth bowl
  9. Begin to fill the cupcake liners.
  10. Scoop about 1 tbsp of each colored batter into the cupcake continue to rotate colors until it is 3/4 of the way full.
  11. Bake in the oven for about 18-20 minutes.
  12. Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.

Unicorn Cupcakes

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • teal, pink, purple and leaf green gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a star tip

Frosting Directions:

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting.
  3. Once the frosting is made, split it into 4 bowls
  4. Add about 2-4 drops of each color:
  5. Add the Teal to one bowl,
  6. Add the Purple food coloring to the second bowl.
  7. Add the Pink food coloring to the third bowl.
  8. Add the leaf green food coloring to the fourth bowl, mixing until combined
  9. Place the piping bag into a large glass and fold the sides of the bag over.
  10. Scoop one spoonful of the Teal frosting onto one side of piping bag.
  11. Scoop one spoonful of the Pink frosting onto another side of the piping bag
  12. Scoop one spoonful of the Purple frosting onto the other side of the piping bag
  13. Scoop one spoonful of the leaf green frosting onto the last side and squeeze the icing together.
  14. Frost the cooled cupcakes.
  15. Sprinkle a little bit of the unicorn sprinkles onto the top of the cupcakes
  16. Place a lollipop into the center of the cupcakes
  17. Enjoy your fun Unicorn Cupcakes!

Unicorn Cupcakes

Servings: 18 cupcakes

Unicorn Cupcakes

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
 
These unicorn cupcakes are so cute! Kids are obsessed with all things unicorn. These would be so perfect for a Unicorn birthday party or a fun day of baking together in the kitchen!

Ingredients

Unicorn sprinkle mix:

  • 1 pouch of Light green, Hot Pink, and Purple Nonpareil's and sprinkle Jimmies

Cupcakes:

  • 1 box french vanilla cake mix
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • 1/2 C softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1 TBSP pure vanilla extract
  • Teal, Pink, Purple and leaf green gel food coloring
  • Twist lollipops: Bubblegum flavored

Frosting:

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 2 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • teal, pink, purple and leaf green gel food coloring

Instructions

Unicorn sprinkle mix:

  1. Combine all sprinkles into a sealed container and shake until combined

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line muffin pan with the white cupcake liners
  3. In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined
  4. Divide the batter into 4 bowls and add a food color gel into each bowl.
  5. Add the Teal to one bowl,
  6. Add the Purple food coloring to the second bowl.
  7. Add the Pink food coloring to the third bowl.
  8. Add the leaf green food coloring to the fourth bowl
  9. Begin to fill the cupcake liners.
  10. Scoop about 1 tbsp of each colored batter into the cupcake continue to rotate colors until it is 3/4 of the way full.
  11. Bake in the oven for about 18-20 minutes.
  12. Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.

Frosting:

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting.
  3. Once the frosting is made, split it into 4 bowls
  4. Add about 2-4 drops of each color:
  5. Add the Teal to one bowl,
  6. Add the Purple food coloring to the second bowl.
  7. Add the Pink food coloring to the third bowl.
  8. Add the leaf green food coloring to the fourth bowl, mixing until combined
  9. Place the piping bag into a large glass and fold the sides of the bag over.
  10. Scoop one spoonful of the Teal frosting onto one side of piping bag.
  11. Scoop one spoonful of the Pink frosting onto another side of the piping bag
  12. Scoop one spoonful of the Purple frosting onto the other side of the piping bag
  13. Scoop one spoonful of the leaf green frosting onto the last side and squeeze the icing together.
  14. Frost the cooled cupcakes.
  15. Sprinkle a little bit of the unicorn sprinkles onto the top of the cupcakes
  16. Place a lollipop into the center of the cupcakes
Nutrition Facts
Unicorn Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 221mg10%
Potassium 51mg1%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 580IU12%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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