Christmas Friends Cupcakes

Christmas Friends Cupcakes

Idea gallery #574
  • baked cupcakes
  • buttercream icing
  • red food coloring
  • green food coloring
  • edible icing friends
  • white non-pareils
  • 2-color decorating bag inserts
  • swirl cupcake liners
  • pastry bags
  • large round piping tip
Divide buttercream equally into two bowls. Tint one green and the other red. Fill each half of a double sided piping bag with green and red. Slip double sided bag into regular bag fitted with a #2A tip. Pipe a swirl of icing on each cupcake with a slight mound in the center. Lean an edible friend against the mound on each cupcake. While icing is still wet sprinkle white non-pareils over swirls of icing.