Candied Cupcakes

Candied Cupcakes

Starburst Candy Corn

Because parties really are all about the sweets, Spelling shared with us some great tips for glamming up our average cupcakes

Ingredients

  • Cupcakes (any flavor)
  • Icing of your choice
  • Starburst Candy Corn

Directions

STEP 1
Bake cupcakes in your favorite decorative liner according to package directions, allowing to completely cool.

STEP 2
Ice cupcakes with a large dollop of the icing of your choice, spreading evenly across the entire
cupcake.

STEP 3
Place a single Starburst Candy Corn piece into the center of the cupcake so the round edge is still exposed.

STEP 4
Lay Candy Corn pieces on the cupcake around the center piece with the tips facing inward

Cupcake Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Cupcake Cooking Tip

Think beyond cakes and pies – fruits like peaches, pineapple, and figs are excellent grilled – brush with melted butter or wine and sprinkle with sugar and spices for a dessert that you can feel good about.

Cupcake Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based cakes; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and fruit tarts or pies; sweet chenin blanc or muscat, Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, or sec or demi-sec vintage or non-vintage champagne or sparkling wine with frosted white or yellow cakes; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines,