Ornament Cupcakes

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Makes: 4
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  • 4 Kimberley’s Bakeshoppe Vanilla Cupcakes
  • 2 tbsp (30mL) coarse colored sugar (white, blue, purple, green, red)
  • colorful candies to decorate (string licorice, M&M's, silver balls, mints)
  • 4 gumdrops
  • 6" (15 cm) red or green string licorice
  1. Dip top of cupcakes in sugar, pressing to flatten slightly.
  2. Decorate attractively using candies to create tree ornaments.
  3. Poke 2 holes in top of each gumdrop using a skewer or toothpick.
  4. Cut licorice into 4 (1 1/2" /3.5 cm) pieces. Press ends of licorice into holes in gumdrops to form a loop.
  5. Press 1 gumdrop into top edge of each cupcake to resemble the ornament hanger.


  • Use your favorite colored sugars and colorful candies. Each one can be unique.