Have fun this St. Patrick’s Day with these fun and creative rainbow cupcakes using candy and frosting!
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Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with some of my favorite holiday treats and decor!
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During one of my many trips to the grocery store, I happened upon these cute little rainbow belts and knew I had to make St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes!! I also bought a package of Rolo …but they were a fail because they weren’t individually wrapped! Opps!
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- White Cake Mix
- Green Food Dye
- Buttercream frosting (I homemade mine, but you can use store bought) **here is my recipe for Gluten Free Cupcakes & Dairy Free Frosting
- Zweet Sour Belts candy
- Gold coins or gold wrapped chocolate candy
Lets Make Them Together!
- Step 1: Mix cake mix according to directions. Stir in green food dye. Bake
- Step 2: Let cupcakes cool and make frosting and stir in green food dye.
- Step 3: Pipe frosting onto cupcakes
- Step 4: Cut Zweet Sour Belts in half and stick into frosting creating an arch
- Step 5: Pipe white clouds on one side of the rainbow arch
- Step 6: Place a gold coin on the other side of the rainbow arch
St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Cupcakes
- 1 box White Cake Mix box bake following box directions
- 1 can Buttercream frosting
- 1 package Zweet Sour Belts
- 1 Green Food Dye
- 1 package Gold Coins or Gold Wrapped Chocolate Candies
- Bake cupcakes according to box directions – adding green food dye before baking
- Mix green food dye in frosting
- Pipe frosting onto cupcakes
- Cut Zweet Sour Belts in half and place in frosting creating an arch on each cupcake
- Pipe three white clouds onto one side of the rainbow
- Place a gold coin on the other side of the rainbow
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