Sweet Spring Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes!

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This quick and easy flower cupcake craft is a great Spring activity to do with the kids! You can also switch up the colored sugar for sprinkles or use colored marshmallows for variety! :)  Aside from the actual baking of the cupcakes, this is a super quick project!

Use this as a learning tool for your little ones by having them sort or count the petal colors or create patterns!sh

marshmallow flower cupcakes

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Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Author Holly Nilsson
Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes are a quick and easy flower cupcake craft and a great Spring activity to do with the kids!

Ingredients

  • 12 cupcakes any flavor, already baked
  • 1 container vanilla frosting store-bought or 1 batch of home-made vanilla frosting
  • 1 package white marshmallows regular sized
  • sprinkles or colored sugar of various colors
  • gumdrops or small round candies, or chocolates

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Instructions

  • Spread a small amount of frosting on each cupcake. It doesn't need to be perfect as most of it will be covered by toppings.
  • Place a gumdrop or round candy piece in the center of each cupcake.
  • Flatten each of your marshmallows with the palm of your hand, then use a knife or round pizza cutter to slice each marshmallow into 4 even slices.
  • Dip the cut side (or the side which curls inward, if both sides are cut) into the colored sugar or sprinkles.
  • Place each of the slices, sugar, or sprinkle side up, onto the cupcake around the center gumdrop, in a flower petal pattern.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information does not include sprinkles or sugar

Nutrition Information

Calories: 319, Carbohydrates: 52g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 212mg, Potassium: 54mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 40g, Vitamin A: 22IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 57mg, Iron: 1mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword flower cupcakes, marshmallow flower cupcakes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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