Christmas Tree Cup Cakes - Wicked Wednesday

Welcome to another Wicked Wednesday, a day for sweet indulgences.

Today I've made some delightful but simple Christmas Tree cup cakes.  These are simple to make and look great for Christmas celebrations.  They would make a great addition to any school Christmas party.

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Christmas Tree Cupcakes



  • 12 Vanilla cup cakes. - use your favourite recipe.
  • 125g softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 Tbls milk
  • Food colour - I've used Wilton icing colour in kelly green 
  • Cachous balls in various colours and sizes.


  1. Make cakes according to recipe.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together until soft and fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla and 1/2 the milk
  4. The mixture should be quite thick so it can be piped, add more milk if required
  5. Add the food colour a small amount at a time and mix well until you reach the desired colour
  6. Using a piping bag and a flatfish nozzle pipe the icing starting at the outside and working into the middle, building up layers.
  7. Decorate with cachous balls.
  8. Enjoy.

Vendor Credits:

  • Wilton: Cake decorating products