Fun Mardi Gras Cupcakes: Celebrate Fat Tuesday With This Easy Mardi Gras Cupcake Recipe by Donna John

Holidays Cakes/Cupcakes
5 months ago
Fun Mardi Gras Cupcakes: Celebrate Fat Tuesday With This Easy Mardi Gras Cupcake Recipe

Between throwing beads and sipping on your beverage, hand your guests a festive Mardi Gras cupcake. This cupcake recipe is super easy to make! They are a fun and colorful addition to any Fat Tuesday celebration.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 to 50 minutes
Servings: Makes about 24 cupcakes


Here’s how you make it:

  1. Make the cake flavor of your choice by following the directions on the package and baking in white cupcake liners. Allow them to cool completely.
  2. Divide the frosting between three bowls. Using the food coloring, color one yellow, one green and one blue (or purple).
  3. Fill your decorating bags or plastic bags and pipe the icing onto the cupcakes.
  4. Top each cupcake with a festive Mardi Gras cupcake pick . If you don’t have any, you could leave plain or use colored sugar or sprinkles.
  5. Arrange on a platter and throw some Mardi Gras beads around them. 

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