Besides using a butter knife or spreader and frosting the top of
your cupcake, there are a few fun ways you can learn how to frost
Making Cupcake Swirls
For cupcake swirls using a large tip is the best, some of my
favorites are Ateco tips #804 (round), #864 (star) and #846 (closed
star) or Wilton 1M.
This is my favorite set for cupcake decorating. Ateco 6-Piece Tips Set
Cupcake Decorating With a round tip
Starting with your filled piping bag and large round tip, start from an
outside edge and you'll follow the edge of your cupcake around and
continue inside the first circle until you finish in the middle.