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Christmas Lights Cupcakes

Colorful and festive -- these Christmas Lights Cupcakes are the perfect holiday treat!
Course Dessert
Servings 12


  • Cupcake pan
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Decorating Bag
  • Star Decorating Tip



  • Follow the instructions on the cake mix box to make cupcakes. After baking, set aside to cool completely.
  • Press the non-decorative side of a large decorating tip into the top of each cupcake to form a well. Save the pieces.
  • Fill each hole with Christmas sprinkles. Then, replace the reserved cupcake pieces to cover the holes.
  • Place the star tip on a piping bag and fill the bag with frosting. Starting on the outer edge of each cupcake, pipe in a circular pattern working in towards the center of the cupcake.
  • Use the black gel writing icing to draw a haphazard line that travels around the tops of each cupcake.
  • Add colored ball sprinkles at even intervals along the line.