Dessert Recipes

DIY Flower Cupcake Recipes for Mother’s Day


Thinking about getting mom flowers or sweets this Mother’s Day? How about both! FamilyFun Magazine has the perfect sweet treat for moms to enjoy this weekend – a cupcake Mother’s Day bouquet. Bake mom’s favorite cupcake and decorate with seven different tasty and beautiful flower cupcake recipes you can do yourself! A fun DIY for everyone!

For each, start with a generously frosted mini cupcake. Press the candies listed into the frosting as shown:

Cupcake 1:
Petals: Large gumdrops rolled flat and cut into thin strips
Center: Large gumdrop

Cupcake 2:
Petals: M&M’s
Center: Sour Punch Straws cut diagonally

Cupcake 3:
Petals: Raspberry Candies and Sour Punch Straws cut diagonally
Center: Small gumdrop

Cupcake 4:
Petals: Mini Marshmallows topped with Flower Sprinkles
(attach them with frosting using a toothpick)

Cupcake 5:
Petals: Licorice Twists cut diagonally
Center: Blackberry Candy

Cupcake 6:
Petals: Mike and Ike candies
Center: Gumball

Cupcake 7:
Petals: Licorice Pastels

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    Samantha T.
    April 27, 2015 at 6:38 PM

    These are so pretty!

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    April 29, 2015 at 9:38 AM

    such a creative way to decorate cupcakes – thanks for sharing this one!

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    April 29, 2015 at 10:40 AM

    That’s such a clever idea, they look WAY more complicated to make than that!

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    April 29, 2015 at 9:12 PM

    Pinning because these are so adorable!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Brag About It!

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    Lauren @ Mom Home Guide
    April 30, 2015 at 6:42 AM

    Love these! I would love it if you could share this at the A Little Bit of Everything Link Up Party at Mom Home Guide! I pinned this! (I am hosting a bridal shower soon, and these cupcakes would be great — something even I can pull off!)

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    Joanne/WineLady Cooks
    May 1, 2015 at 8:04 AM

    How beautiful, your flower cupcakes are perfect for Mother’s Day and the kids will love helping to make these. Thanks so much for sharing with Foodie Friends Friday party this weekend. Pinning/sharing.

    We look forward to seeing you again soon with another terrific post.

    A FFF co-host,
    Joanne/Winelady Cooks

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    May 2, 2015 at 7:34 AM

    So cute! I love it 🙂

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    Pear Tree Greetings
    May 13, 2015 at 8:03 AM

    What a fun idea! These could be perfect for any type of gathering or party. Love it! 🙂

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