Christmas Tree Cupcakes 

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes



  • 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: