Decorated Pumpkin Cupcakes - your favorite cupcakes decorated as pumpkins with an orange buttercream swirl, make these beautiful fall cupcakes look like they were plucked right out of the pumpkin patch.
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October is one of my favorite times of the year, and not because of all things pumpkin, scarves, and cooler weather. I am not that girl. I am too busy getting excited about Halloween. I am THAT girl.
Unfortunately, with building a house with the WORST BUILDER EVER, I have far less time to dedicate to my favorite holiday.
Thankfully, I was able to sneak in these Decorated Pumpkin Cupcakes.
Aren’t they gorgeous? I love the simple swirl using the Wilton 1M Open Star Piping Tip. If you’re wondering How to Frost a Rose Cupcake, which is what that gorgeous swirl is, I’ve got a video tutorial for you!
Speaking of the leaves on these Decorated Pumpkin Cupcakes, I used the Wilton 65 Leaf Decorating Tip. You can use any size leaf decorating tip though.
Decorated Pumpkin Cupcakes, gorgeous, and just in time for Halloween! 🎃👻
Decorated Pumpkin Cupcakes
- Separate your vanilla buttercream into two bowls, about a cup for the pumpkin leaves, and about five cups for the pumpkin swirl. Color the pumpkin leaf buttercream with avocado gel paste; adding several drops at a time until the desired color is achieved. Color your pumpkin swirl buttercream with electric orange gel paste; adding several drops at a time until the desired color is achieved.
- Using a pastry bag fitted with a no.65 leaf decorating tip, using even pressure, move the tip away from the cupcake while slowly releasing on the pressure as the leaf forms; pipe a couple leaves onto each of your cupcakes. Continue frosting until all cupcakes are Decorated Pumpkin Cupcakes. Eat & Enjoy!