Christmas Tree Cupcakes


Christmas Tree Cupcakes

These Christmas Tree Cupcakes are so festive. We made homemade vanilla cupcakes and decorated them with sweet green frosting.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings


  • 12 vanilla cupcakes (recipe below)
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vaniila extract
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • Green food coloring
  • assorted small candies


  • In a large bowl mix the butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the vanilla and milk and whip until smooth and creamy. Add in green food coloring.
  • Place a star tip in a pastry bag and fill with frosting. Pipe a large spiral on the cupcakes to look like a tree. Decorate with candies.


Use candy like nerds or sprinkles to decorate.
If the frosting seems a bit runny, add a bit more of powdered sugar.

Perfect Pairing

Use this vanilla cupcake recipe: