A cupcake bouquet is a fun way to give a gift of cupcakes. You can
easily change the looks of your bouquet by how you arrange the
cupcakes, decorate your cupcakes or by using a planter pot or a
vase. They turn out beautifully and are a lot of fun to put
Creating a Cupcake Bouquet
You will need:
A vase or clean planter pot. If you are using a glass vase
fill the bottom of the vase with something pretty or fun like,
colored pebbles, confetti, etc.
Styrofoam ball wrapped in tissue paper or cellophane.
Wooden skewers cut in different lengths
Cupcakes baked and cooled. Use a cake recipe that is heavier
like this pound cake recipe. Don't use a moist cake mix because
it will easily fall off the skewers.
Decorate cupcakes how you would like. The cupcakes in the pictures
below were made with piping rosettes. The rosette
design makes the cupcakes look like real flowers however you could
decorate in other ways as well.
A sunflower can be made by
using a leaf tip with yellow frosting. Decorate all around the
cupcake except in the middle to resemble yellow petals. In the
middle use a chocolate frosting with a dot tip. Add dots in the
Once your cupcakes are frosted as you'd like put them to the side
and prepare your vase or pot. Wrapping your styrofoam ball with
tissue paper or cellophane will make a more decorative look. Place
the ball inside your vase or pot. If needed cut the ball to fit.
You'll want to arrange this ahead of time making sure it is just how
you'd like it and fits snug.
Place your skewers in various spots into your styrofoam ball. If
needed short your skewers with scissors or press them farther in
your styrofoam. Carefully press your decorated cupcakes in the
tops of your skewers. Arrange and present as a gift or keep for