Popcorn CupcakesHave you heard about Popcorn Cupcakes? Adorable, easy to make popcorn cupcakes are a perfect treat for circus theme birthday parties and movie night parties. Actually, these cute popcorn cupcakes are fun for just about any kind of party, don’t you think?

Are you just dying to know how to make popcorn cupcakes? You’ve come to the right place! They’re so cute and they look so hard to make, but they’re really not difficult.

Cupcakes are being made in unique ways today and one such creative little cupcake is a Popcorn Cupcake. Read on to see what you’ll need and how to make delightful popcorn cupcakes.

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How To Decorate Popcorn Cupcakes

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Cupcake
  • Whipped Cream or white frosting; this is the base for marshmallow ’popcorn’
  • Red and White Striped Paper to make custom popcorn cupcake wrappers, or small popcorn cupcake wrappers
  • Marshmallows (miniature)
  • Yellow Food Coloring Paint or Spray
  • Brown Food Coloring Paint or Spray

Take your miniature marshmallows and snip them with your kitchen scissors. Don’t cut all the way through. This is what makes the marshmallows look like ’popcorn.’ You don’t really have to cut them if you’re trying to save time; you can still use the marshmallows whole if you want.

Frost your cupcakes with a white icing as you normally would and arrange the marshmallows on top in such a way that it will look like a pile of popcorn.

Take your yellow food coloring spray and spray lightly around the top to make it look as much like buttered popcorn as you like. If you like, you can add highlights with the brown food coloring…or not, it’s all up to you.

There you have it! Popcorn cupcakes! Wait, what? Yes, it really is that easy!

Popcorn Cupcakes

Image: Popcorn Cupcakes by The Lamb Family on Flickr, Creative Commons 2.0

Food Colour Spray – BrownColor Mist Spray 1.5 Ounces-YellowClassic White Frosting, 16 ozMini Marshmallow, 16-Oz Bags (Pack of 6)Wilton Recipe Right Nonstick 12-Cup Regular Muffin PanDuncan Hines, Classic White Cake Mix, 16.50oz Box (Pack of 2)

How to make Popcorn Cupcakes

Popcorn Cupcake Wrappers

The other way to easily make popcorn cupcakes is to use a wrapper that will look like the popcorn box. There are web sites available where you can print your own cupcake wrappers.

Or, if you prefer to save some time, these popcorn cupcake wrappers are what I suggest. Aren’t they special?

Dress My Cupcake 24-Pack Party Candy Cups, Striped, RedDress My Cupcake 24-Pack Party Candy Cups, Striped, Navy BlueDress My Cupcake 24-Pack Party Candy Cups, Striped, OrangeRed and White Reversible Cupcake WrappersBlack White Striped Reversible Cupcake Wrappers

Popcorn Cupcake In A Box

Cupcakes Are Delicious Party Favors

Popcorn cupcakes are so unique as party favors. You’ll notice in this picture that you can also make the ‘popcorn’ with icing, using a star tip. Isn’t this one a cutie?

Popcorn Cupcakes

Image: Popcorn Cupcake by Katrina Javier on Flickr, Creative Commons 2.0

Cupcake Decorating Kit – The Perfect Cupcake By Love2bakeCupcake Decorating Kit

It’s time to get out there and do some creative cupcake decorating ~ you’ll love how much fun it is! This cupcake decorating kit is a sure bet for getting started with easy cupcake decorating.  Don’t miss our cupcake decorating section for more cupcake decorating tools and ideas!

In this cupcake decorating kit, you’ll get four of the finest quality stainless steel piping tips and a reusable baker’s bag as well as multiple disposable bags to create an amazing variety of gorgeous toppers for your cupcakes of choice.

Why not invite some friends over to watch your newest release DVD and serve popcorn cupcakes? If not to watch a movie, how about an Oscar night party? What fun!

Popcorn cupcakes are also perfect for circus theme parties for birthdays or school functions.

Display Your Popcorn Cupcakes In Style

Once you’ve made those yummy popcorn cupcakes, you’ll want to show them off. Any one of these cupcake stands would look great, but I think the ‘ferris wheel’ stand and the ‘big top’ stand would make the perfect cupcake stands for your creations.

5 Tier – 41 Count, Cupcake Desert Tower Stand5 Tiered Tower White Cupcake Holder Stand8-Cup Metal Rotating Ferris Wheel Cupcake and Dessert Stand HolderBig Top Cupcake Holder Set Party AccessoryBakery Crafts Reversible Cupcake Stand – 3 Tier


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