Kaleidoscope Cupcakes

Mosaic Medley Cake

These multi-colored treats are as colorful on the inside as they are on the outside. We show you how easy it is to decorate in a rainbow of colors.

Each cupcake serves 1.


Step 1

Step 1: Bake The Cupcakes

Line muffin pan with baking cups. Prepare cake mix following package instructions; divide batter in half. With toothpick, add a different icing color to each half. Spoon 1 color batter to the side of baking cup; immediately add 2nd color of batter. Bake following package instructions.

Step 2

Step 2: Multi-Colored Icing

Prepare buttercream icing; divide in half. Tint each half a different, complementary color. Place tip1M into decorating bag. Spoon icing into and up one half of decorating bag; fill second half of bag with second color of icing. Ice cupcakes with 1M swirl.

Step 3

Step 3: Bag Striped Icing

Apply one or more stripes of icing color with a decorating brush or spatula to inside of decorating bag; fill the bag with white or pastel-colored icing. As the icing is squeezed past the icing color, your decorations will come out striped. Ice cupcakes with 1M swirl.

Step 4

Step 4: Color Mist Icing

Ice cupcake with 1M swirl in white or other light pastel colored icing. Spray all or a portion of the icing with food color spray; add additional colors food color spray, as desired.

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