Today on the blog I’m sharing a super easy recipe for Jolly Holly Cupcakes.
I am a baking machine during the holidays!
With two big family parties, one I attend and one I host, I am forever baking treats for everyone.
These adorable Jolly Holly Cupcakes are so easy to make and super cute!
Jolly Holly Cupcakes
Whip up these perfect Jolly Holly Cupcakes for your family and friends in a snap with this easy recipe!
What You Need:
- 12 of your favourite chocolate cupcakes
- 1 stick butter, softened
- 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 3-4 tbsp milk
- ½ cup green candy melts
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- Red decorating frosting
Bake your favourite cupcake recipe or one from a box, no one’s judging!
Before you start decorating, ensure that your cupcakes are completely cool.
Using an electric mixer, beat together butter, confectioners’ sugar, cocoa powder, and milk until smooth. Your chocolate buttercream is ready once it forms semi-stiff peaks.
Scoop the chocolate buttercream into a piping bag and frost each cupcake.
Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave green candy and coconut oil in 30-second intervals until completely melted.
Scoop the melted candy into a sandwich bag and cut a small slit in one corner.
On your lined baking sheet, draw out the leaves to your holly, about 1 ½ inch in length.
The easiest way to draw them with the candy melts is by continuously piping a “v” shape and working downwards.
Draw 24 of them and let them set for about 15 minutes.
Place 2 leaves on each cupcake.
Last but not least, pipe out red dots with your red decorating frosting.
Once complete you can pop your pretty Jolly Holly Cupcakes onto a plate.
Enjoy and happy holidays!