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DIY: Easy No-Bake Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Feb 7, 2012 at 6:11 PM Chime in now

Jan Scott

Impress your sweethearts this Valentine’s Day with these easy-to-make bakery-style mini cupcakes. Spicy cinnamon heart candies adorn the wispy pink frosting, offering a lovely contrast in both taste and texture. These sweet treats travel well and will make a cute addition to a preschool or classroom party.

12 mini cupcakes baked in white liners
1 ½ cups vanilla frosting
Pink gel paste food colouring
Mini heart-shaped sprinkles
Cinnamon heart candies
Piping bag fitted with large star tip

1. Bake cupcakes and allow them to cool completely.
2. Tint the vanilla frosting with a drop or two of the pink food colouring and mix, adding more paste as needed until the desired colour has been reached.
2. Place the icing in a piping bag fitted with a large star tip, and pipe around the cupcake twice.
3. Cover the icing with mini heart-shaped sprinkles and insert a cinnamon heart candy into the top of the cupcake.

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