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Golf Cupcakes for Father’s Day: Cupcake Tuesday

Welcome to Cupcake Tuesday! I’m so glad to have you! I have updated the Cupcake Heaven page, there are over 100 designs and recipes! Check it out!!

Thank you to all who linked up their Cupcake creations last week. I’m sorry I haven’t been able to leave comments on some of your blogs, something is wonky with Blogger lately. But, I have been visiting and admiring all your great work!

Today we are celebrating our Father’s and all that they do! I first spotted these Golf Cupcakes in the What’s New, Cupcake? Book, of course, you all know, my favorite! And then later, during the whole month of May, as I work in my office and their calendar hangs right in front of me on the wall.

I don’t know about you, but my hubby loves his sports. He enjoys playing Golf, although he hasn’t had the time for many years. Hopefully soon. This year, we will be celebrating at a Baseball Tournament, one of his favorite things to do! We will also get a chance to see Doug’s Dad, which will be great. He lives about 4 hours away, and we only see him a few times a year.

Creating the Golf Cupcakes is easy and fun.

Golf Cupcakes

Golf Cupcakes

Celebrate Father's Day with these fun Golf Cupcakes from HoosierHomemade.com!


  • 20 cupcakes {mini or regular size depending on your crowd}
  • Buttercream or Decorators Icing
  • Green Coloring
  • Decorator Tips #3 and #233
  • Fruit Roll-up
  • Lollipop Stick or Pretzel
  • Candy for the tee…Smarties and Licorice Pastel PLUS a small amount of white chocolate to put them together
  • Candy for the ball marker…Tootsie Roll
  • Golf Balls…Chocolate Balls wrapped in white {or you can use white corn syrup painted on and white nonpariels}
  • Green sugar {I combined dark and light green}
  • Vanilla Wafer cookies, crushed {you could also use graham crackers or another light brown cookie}
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Sand Cupcakes

  1. Crush vanilla wafers in food processor. {I used about 15 mini wafers}
  2. Frost 6 cupcakes with a thin layer of white frosting.
  3. Roll cupcake in crushed cookies.

Grass Cupcakes

  1. Color frosting with green coloring, fill decorator bag fitted with a #233 tip.
  2. Pipe grass on 7 cupcakes.

Green Cupcakes

  1. Frost 7 cupcakes with a thin layer of green frosting.
  2. Pour green sugar into a shallow bowl and roll cupcake in sugar.


  1. Wrap a 4 inch piece of fruit roll-up around one end of the lollipop stick.
  2. Gently push together the roll-up, using scissors, cut the roll-up into a triangle shape.
  3. Put a small amount of white frosting in a decorator bag, fitted with #3 tip.
  4. Pipe on the hole number.

Golf Tee

  1. Melt a small amount of white chocolate in the microwave, attach the licorice pastel to one side of the Smartie candy.
  2. Place in freezer for the few minutes until set.
  3. Add the Golf Ball to the Smartie with a small amount of white chocolate.


  1. Place cupcakes on a serving tray, fitting them together as closely as possible.
  2. Using a #3 Tip and green frosting carefully add some extra grass around the edges.
  3. Add the flag.
  4. Add the hole marker using a small piece of Tootsie Roll cut and gently shaped.
  5. Add the Golf Tee and randomly place the Golf Balls.

Serve and enjoy!

In case your Father or Hubby aren’t interested in Golf, maybe these Sports Cupcakes would hit the spot!

Now it’s your turn…show off your cupcake creations! I’d appreciate a link back and be sure to check out the other cupcakes!


  1. I’m the Editorial Assistant for Fun Family Crafts and I wanted to let you know that we have featured your golf cupcakes! You can see them here:


    If you have other kid friendly crafts, we’d love it if you would submit them. If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above. Thanks for a wonderful project idea!

  2. I love your cupcakes. They seem easy for everyone. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Gosh, you’re so talented. Those look awesome!

  4. These are adorable but I can hardly stop to comment on the way to see the basketball set!

  5. Liz…….this is AMAZING cupcake cake!!!!!! You are the most FABULOUS cupcake queen EVER! I linked up some random bunny cupcakes.

  6. I love these cupcakes! My friend’s husband is a PGA golfer so I will definitely have to make these for his Birthday!! Thanks for letting me link up to your fun party!


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