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July 4th Patriotic Fireworks Cupcake by

July 4, 2009

Our Flag Was Still There! Cupcake

This is one of my favorite cupcakes based on style. The “creative piping” of icing is what creates the fireworks like appearance.


Patriotic Stars Cupcake Liner
by Wilton


Makes: Each cupcake serves 1.

Techniques Used:Pull-Out Star


Step 1

Bake cupcakes in Stars & Stripes or Patriotic Themed Standard Baking Cups and cool completely on Cooling Grid.

Step 2

Prepare Buttercream Icing recipe. Tint 1/3 of icing with Royal Blue Icing Color. Tint another 1/3 icing with Christmas Red Icing Color.

Step 3

For fireworks, pipe a ring of fringe around rim of cupcake with blue icing and Multi-Opening Decorating Tip 233. Using same tip, pipe a concentric circle with white icing. Finish by piping red icing fringe in the center and inserting a 4th of July Party Pick.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Rbarakat permalink
    July 4, 2009 1:51 am

    Wow you make some fantastic cupcakes!!Makes me hungry! YUM!

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