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Unicorn Cupcakes

Course Dessert



  • 1 boxed white cake mix
  • For the frosting:
  • 3 sticks salted butter- softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Multicolor sprinkles
  • Pink food color



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a cupcake baking sheet with liners.
  • Prepare the cake mix per instructions on the box.
  • Fill the cupcake liners half full and bake for the time indicated on the box.
  • Allow cooling completely before decorating.
  • Use the large side of an icing tip or small scoop to carve out a hole in the middle of the cupcake. 
  • Fill the hole with multi-colored sprinkles. 
  • To prepare the frosting: Cream together the butter in a large mixing bowl. Slowly add powdered sugar one cup at a time, the mixture will look dry. Add in the vanilla and heavy whipping cream and mix on high speed for 4-5 minute.
  • Take out about 1 cup of frosting and add 2-3 drops of hot pink food color and set aside.
  • Place the remaining white frosting into a piping bag fitted with a large tip or You can use a ziplock bag.
  • Place a generous amount of frosting on the top of each cupcake. Dip the cupcake into a bowl of sprinkles.
  • Place the pink frosting into a piping bag or ziplock fitted with a star tip, pipe a small amount on top of each cupcake.
  • Continue with all of the cupcakes.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
Keyword Stuffed Unicorn Cupcakes Recipe