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Tie Dye Poop Emoji Cupcakes

Servings: 12 cupcakes


  • 12 vanilla cupcakes baked and cooled down
  • 3 sticks unsalted butter softened
  • 6 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
  • Teal gel food coloring
  • Pink gel food coloring
  • Yellow gel food coloring
  • 2-3 oz. white fondant
  • 1 oz. black fondant


  • Begin by shaping your fondant shapes.
  • To make this cupcake an easier version - You can use store bought edible eyes and skip the fondant steps completely.
  • Roll out 24 spheres out of the white fondant, about 1/3 of an inch in size.
  • Flatten each sphere into a small oval.
  • Take small pieces of the black fondant and form even smaller ovals - these will act as the cupcake’s “pupils.”
  • Press each black fondant pupil onto one white oval.
  • Roll out the remainder of the white fondant until it’s about ¼ of an inch thick.
  • Use the bottom of a large Wilton icing tip to cut out 6 circles.
  • Use a paring knife to cut the circles in half - these will act as the cupcakes’ smile.
  • In a large bowl and using an electric mixer, beat together butter, sugar, and milk.
  • Start the speed of the electric mixer on slow and gradually increase to high.
  • Once the ingredients are well-combined and form semi-stiff peaks, the buttercream is ready.
  • Divide the buttercream into 3 bowls.
  • Tint each bowl of buttercream with its respective color: teal, pink and yellow.
  • Scoop the buttercream, one spoonful at a time and alternating colors, into a piping bag (with Wilton tip #12 attached- this will help give it its “tie dye” look.
  • Frost each cupcake generously, into a “poop emoji” shape.
  • Add your eyes and smile
  • Serve and Enjoy!


You can buy store bought edible eyes to make this recipe EASIER with fewer ingredients.