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16 Cupcake Decorating Tutorials To Experiment With

Learning how to bake a batch of cupcakes is one thing – but it’s a totally different thing to learn how to decorate them. You may not have the tools you need, but we’re here to spread the knowledge of how to turn a drab bite into a fab bite in no time. Take the time to let your goods cool completely and then follow one of these 16 cupcake decorating tutorials to experiment with.

1. Simple

Simple frosting tutorial

Learn how to frost cupcake in a simple, charming way with some help from this step-by-step tutorial at Life Love and Sugar. Once you get this skill under your belt, you can easily add on some of the more intricate elements. Just start with a classic piping bag!

2. Succulents

Succulent cupcake decorating tutorial

There’s a tutorial at Amanda Rettke that will teach you how to turn your cupcakes into mini succulents. They’re right on trend and oh so adorable. They’re the perfect treat to bring to baby showers, bridal showers, or other summer celebrations.

3. Ranunculus

Ranunculus cupcake decorating

Turn your cakes into tiny flowers. We love ranunculus and they’re easier than you may think to fashion your cupcakes after. Jump over to My Cake School for all the details.

4. 10-Ways

10 different ways to frost cupcakes

Sugar & Sparrow will open up the doors for you to learn 10 different ways to frost a cupcake. Some are simple. Some are a little more intricate. And some are completely unique. Snag all the insight now and start experimenting this weekend – with the kiddos!

5. Rose Clusters

Mini rose flower cupcake decorating