3 Easy Ways to Decorate your Cupcakes

I posted a tutorial on how to make Red Marble Cupcakes a few weeks ago.

You can watch the video below.

Today I want to share 3 simple ways you can decorate your red marble cupcakes (or any other) using a star tip/nozzle.

Try it out and share your results ^_^3-easy-ways-to-decorate-red-marble-cupcakes-cover-pic-baking-with-amari


1 Cup (250ml) Non-dairy cream frosting (Puratos – Whippak) – chilled

1 – 2 drops of pink or red gel color


  • In a large bowl; pour the chilled cream frosting and add the color into the liquid.
  • Using an electric mixer or whisk; whip the frosting until soft peaks form (2 – 4 minutes).
  • Your frosting is ready to use. Spoon the frosting into a piping bag.

What you’ll require to decorate:

(1) Disposable piping bag (You can also use any nylon or silicon piping/icing bag)

(2) Small Star Tip/Nozzle no. 3

Using the star nozzle/tip you can make three types of simple borders on a cupcake.

  • A star border round the top of your cupcakecupcake-with-stars-wm-amari-blog-tutorial
  • A swirl on top of  your cupcakecupcake-with-large-swirl-wm-amari-blog-tutorial
  • Four small swirls on your cupcakecupcake-with-3-swirls-wm-amari-blog-tutorialsCheck the video below on how to decorate your cupcakes and finish them of with some sprinkles.

If you do try it out; share it on our Facebook page timeline ^_^

And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube ChannelBaking with Amari as well.

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Published by Amari

Baking with Amari offers learning experiences to those who want to experience & know what Bakers & Cake Decorators do in a practical, hands-on settting. We train our students using Cookswell original charcoal ovens. We also offer basic business start-up training for those who want to start small baking businesses. We do groups vocational training anywhere in East Africa as well. We hold classes in our home-based bakery workshop located on Ndwaru road in Riruta, Nairobi; off Naivasha road, next to Pelida School.

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