New cupcake decorating ideas

Do your cupcakes need a makeover?

There’s something about the cupcake that makes it so enduring. Is it the convenience, portion control, cake-to-icing ratio or the plethora of ways to decorate them that make them staple item for home bakers and professionals alike? Either way, we’re got a few new cupcake decorating ideas to freshen up your next batch, take a look and simply click the image to visit the website it features on!

 Lego Cupcakes

Simply ice your cupcakes with white fondant or smeared Buttercream icing, then decorate with little Lego fondant creations. There’s no need to wait for a birthday party, these cupcakes will delight young and old! We especially love the colour mixes on these cupcakes – break with tradition and try some fun pastel colours! Click the images to be taken to the original recipe.

Lego Cupcakes

Lego Cupcakes 2

Lego Cupcakes 3


Beautiful bows

A simple little bow made with our fondant adds instant elegance. They’ve perfect for a baby shower, high tea, wedding, children’s birthday or just-because it’s cute occasion. Ideas we love:

Mini Mouse Bow Cupcakes

Bows 1

Top Hat & Bow Tie Cupcakes

Bows 2


Tiffany Bow Cupcakes

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Cocktail Cupcakes

Create cocktail-inspired cupcakes with the simple addition of a straw (cut into thirds), a wedge of lemon, lime or orange and an icing flavour to match. We also love milkshake creations too! Here’s a few ideas:

Cherry Sundae Cupcakes

Milkshake Cupcakes

Peach Mojito Cupcakes

Peach Mojito Cupcakes

Caramel Frappuccino Cupcakes

Caramel Frappucino Cupcakes


Pina Colada Cupcakes

Pina Colada Cupcakes


Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry Daquiri Cupcakes

Drizzle, drizzle!

If you’ve read our recent post on the top baking trends this year, you’ll know that the drizzle is hot! After icing your cupcakes with buttercream icing, simply drizzle your favourite flavour on top. We love:

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

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Butterscotch Cupcakes

Butterscotch Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Mocha Cupcakes

Mocha Cupcakes


How about you, do you have a favourite new way to decorate your cupcakes?

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