Decorated Pumpkin Cupcakes – your favorite cupcakes decorated with an orange buttercream frosting 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! 🎃👻
Your favorite cupcakes decorated with an orange buttercream frosting swirl, make these beautiful fall cupcakes look like they were plucked right out of the pumpkin patch.
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!