Back to School Cupcakes

Back to School Cupcake

What You'll Need:

Cupcake Paper Liners
Box Cake Mix (Ingredients to Make Batter)
Good and Plenty Candies
M&M's Red
Chocolate Covered Graham Crackers
Wilton® Food Coloring (yellow, white, green, brown)
Wilton Icing Bags and Cuplers
Wilton® Tips #2

Courtesy of L Eats Sweet Treats
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Baking Time: 1 Hour (Not Include Bake and Dry Time)

How to Make Back to School Cupcakes

Make going back to school a sweet success with this tasty cupcakes! Decorate them with cute school inspired embellishments for the perfect touch. 
  • 1 Prepare cake

    Prepare box cake mix as directed on box and bake in cupcake liners. 

  • 2 Prepare icing

    Prepare icing (mix all ingredients except milk.) Slowly add the milk to reach desired consistency. 

  • 3 Color icing

    Color yellow, green and brown icing. Leaving a portion white. Place all colors (except for yellow) into assembled bags with Wilton #2 tips. 

  • 4 Write message

    Using white icing pipe message on chocolate covered graham crackers and set aside to dry. 

  • 5 Ice top

    Ice tops of cupcakes yellow, smooth out. 

  • 6 Add candy

    Place red M&M in icing and pipe brown stem and green leaves to make look like an apple. 

  • 7 Place chalkboard

    Place chalkboard in an upright position. 

  • 8 Let dry

    Allow all icing to dry for a couple hours.