Cupcake Boot Camp: How to Frost Cupcakes

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Welcome back to Cupcake Boot Camp! Wow, it’s Week 5 already! We have covered the basics of baking cupcakeshow to add filling to cupcakeshow to make Candy Clay, How to Decorate Cupcakes with Candy and today with we chatting about How to Frost Cupcakes.

How to Frost Cupcakes | Cupcake Decorating Tips on HoosierHomemade.com

There are endless ways to frost cupcakes. My #1 piece of advice is that it’s important to have the right tools. They don’t cost a lot of money, and they can certainly save you time and aggravation while you are decorating.

My Top Must-Have Tools & Tips

  • Disposable decorating bags
  • Wilton Decorator Icing – if you are serving cupcakes for a special event; wedding, shower etc. this frosting will give your cupcakes the professional look
  • Coupler
  • Tip #1M – for swirls and roses
  • Tip #2A – for regular piping
  • Tip #102 – for flower petals
  • Offset Spatula

Tools that are nice to have

Let me show you How to Frost Cupcakes using 2 different methods

In case you are having trouble seeing the video, you can view it on You Tube as well.

Here are some of the techniques that I have shared in the past for frosting a cupcake…

Rainbow Cupcakes :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Rainbow Cupcakes with various techniques

Pink Velvet Cupcakes :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Pink Velvet Cupcakes 

Cherry Almond Cupcakes :: HoosierHomemade.com

Cherry Almond Cupcakes from Cupcake Chronicles Newsletter

Flowers Cupcakes :: HoosierHomemade.com

Flower Cupcakes from Cupcake Chronicles Newsletter

Mini Sunflower Cupcakes :: HoosierHomemade.com

Mini Sunflower Cupcakes from Cupcake Chronicles Newsletter

Flower Cupcakes :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Flower Cupcakes

During Cupcake Book Camp, we will be covering tools, techniques, how to frost cupcakes, candy clay, decorating with candy, filling cupcakes and more! We will also be wrapping up Cupcake Boot Camp with a fabulous giveaway from Wilton worth over $200, Duncan Hines mixes and frostings, candy from Temptation Candy and Cupcakes, Cookies and Pies. oh My! Book.

Week #1: Cupcake Basics

Week #2: How to add filling to a cupcake

Week #3: How to make Candy Clay

Week #4: How to Decorate Cupcakes with Candy

Each of these weeks has a video showing you details, if you are an email subscriber, you may have missed the video, so please pop on over to the blog and check them out!

Cupcake Boot Camp: How to Frost Cupcakes :: Video from HoosierHomemade.com

Disclosure: I was sent Wilton products  for my review. It did not by any means sway my opinion. I love Wilton products and use them every day. There are affiliate links in the post.

Comments

  1. Gwen Ray says:

    Love your tips.

  2. Carol Poluan says:

    Thank you for sharing the tips on how to decorate cupcakes. :)

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