Winter Snowflake Cupcakes


snowflake cupcake

Winter Snowflake Cupcakes

This fun winter-y Snowflake Cupcake is the perfect goody for any winter party or even a Frozen themed event.  Sweet treats that are ready to celebrate winter with some oomph.  We have even included a FREE template to help you create chocolate snowflakes without fear. So, Let it Go!  Let’s get to putting together these cool winter confections for parties, or even a fun after school  or after snow snack .

Snowflake Template

Ingredients:

1 box white cake mix (plus required ingredients listed on the box, i.e. eggs, oil & water)

1 cup unsalted butter, softened

3 teaspoons of vanilla extract

4 cups confectioners’ sugar

4 tablespoons milk

6 oz. of white chocolate chips

Blue Food Coloring

Optional: White Sugar Sprinkles

snowflake cupcake ingredients

Directions:

Prepare cake batter according to box directions and bake in cupcake pan using liners.

While cupcakes cool, make frosting. Start by using an electric mixer to beat butter until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until fully incorporated. Beat in vanilla extract. Pour in milk and beat for an additional 3 minutes.

Mix blue food coloring into frosting until desired shade of blue is achieved and set aside.

Place snowflake template under parchment paper and tape to flat surface

snowflake cupcake template

Melt white chocolate and place into piping bag using a small round frosting tip

Fill in each snowflake stencil with melted white chocolate

snowflake template chocolate

Place snowflakes on parchment paper in refrigerator until hardened

Frost cupcakes using blue frosting

Remove white chocolate snowflakes from refrigerator and place one snowflake garnish on each cupcake

Optional: Sprinkle white sugar sprinkles onto cupcakes

Yields: 24 Cupcakes

Time: 50 Minutes

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Winter Snowflake Cupcakes
Yield: 24

Winter Snowflake Cupcakes

Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 box white cake mix (plus required ingredients listed on the box, i.e. eggs, oil & water)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 6 oz. of white chocolate chips
  • Blue Food Coloring
  • Optional: White Sugar Sprinkles

Instructions

  • Prepare cake batter according to box directions and bake in cupcake pan using liners.
  • While cupcakes cool, make frosting. Start by using an electric mixer to beat butter until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until fully incorporated. Beat in vanilla extract. Pour in milk and beat for an additional 3 minutes.
  • Mix blue food coloring into frosting until desired shade of blue is achieved and set aside.
  • Place snowflake template under parchment paper and tape to flat surface
  • Melt white chocolate and place into piping bag using a small round frosting tip
  • Fill in each snowflake stencil with melted white chocolate
  • Place snowflakes on parchment paper in refrigerator until hardened
  • Frost cupcakes using blue frosting
  • Remove white chocolate snowflakes from refrigerator and place one snowflake garnish on each cupcake
  • Optional: Sprinkle white sugar sprinkles onto cupcakes
  • Yields: 24 Cupcakes
  • Time: 50 Minutes
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    17 Comments

    1. January 19, 2015
      Reply

      What a great, great idea! Love the snowflake on top! :-)Saying hello from totally talented Tuesdays!
      Cathy

    2. January 20, 2015
      Reply

      Super cute!!! These cupcakes are perfect for a Frozen inspired party!! Thanks for sharing your recipe! Pinned!

    3. They look great! It’s my daughter’s birthday party next week and the theme is – Frozen 🙂 Adding this recipe to my list.

    4. Beeeautiful and so yummy too! I love those gorgeous snowflakes. Thank you for sharing. I can’t wait to make these for my kiddos! PINNED!

    5. January 22, 2015
      Reply

      These cupcakes are super cute! If you had a spare moment, I would be delighted if you’d drop this (and anything else you’d like to share) by at the #PureBlogLove DIY and recipe link party! You can find me here: http://picnicnz.blogspot.co.nz/

    6. January 27, 2015
      Reply

      These cupcakes turned out gorgeous!!
      I would love it if you hopped over to share with us at Inspire Us Tuesday!
      http://twolittlecavaliers.com/2015/01/inspire-us-tuesdays-bring-hot-soup.html

    7. Cydnee
      January 28, 2015
      Reply

      I love your winter cupcakes! So cute. Thank you very much for joining in the celebration of #purebloglove, we enjoy having you each week. I hope to see you on Thursday at 8PM, EST through Sunday night. ~Cydnee

    8. Cute idea!! Never thought about using a printed out template and melting chocolate like that. Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday!

    9. January 25, 2016
      Reply

      These look like they could work for a Frozen themed party! I’m not sure I could be as good as you are with that frosting though! Thanks for linking up at the delicious dishes recipe party.

    10. January 29, 2016
      Reply

      These could be perfect for a Frozen party! Or adorable for any winter function! Thanks for linking up at delicious dishes recipe party!

    11. I’ve made puffy paint designs on wax paper before using stencils, but it never occurred to me to try it with baking! Genius! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday!

    12. March 21, 2016
      Reply

      Very cool idea. As usually the concept is simple, ha ha ha 🙂 Thanks for sharing, as it is spring now, I’ll make flowers or the sun on the cupcakes. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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