Mini Cupcake Christmas Trees
Prep time: 30 Minutes
Yields: 24 Servings



1 Box of Chocolate Cake Mix

Ingredients called for on Cake Mix Box

4 Pouches Cake Mate® Decorating Icing in Green

1 Package Cake Mate® 8-pack Decorating Tips

1 Carton Cake Mate® Classic Writing Icing

1 Package Cake Mate® Mini White Baking Cups

1 Bottle Cake Mate® Rainbow Nonpareils

1 6-cell jar Cake Mate® All Holiday Sprinkles

1 Bottle Cake Mate® Star Shaped Sprinkles


STEP 1 Prepare cake mix according to the box instructions.

STEP 2 Using 24 Cake Mate® Mini White Baking Cups, line a mini cupcake pan and bake cupcakes following the directions on the cake mix box.

STEP 3 Let cupcakes cool completely.

STEP 4 Using Cake Mate® green decorating icing, attach Cake Mate® tip #18 to pipe the trees.

STEP 5 Using Cake Mate® yellow writing icing, draw garland on the trees.

STEP 6 Using Cake Mate® nonpareils sprinkle lights onto the trees.

STEP 7 Using Cake Mate® All Holiday sprinkles decorate tress with ornaments.

STEP 8 Using Cake Mate® star shaped sprinkles top each tree with a yellow star.

EXPERT TIP: Use tweezers to place the ornament and star sprinkles. Work quickly so the icing doesn’t dry out causing the sprinkles not to stick.

Celebrate & Enjoy!