King Cake Cupcakes


  • 24 white or yellow cupcakes box mix or homemade
  • 1 batch cinnamon buttercream
  • 24 vanilla wafer cookies
  • green purple, and yellow food coloring
  • clear sprinkles
  • plastic babies optional


  1. To make the tiny king cakes, put about 1/4 cup of frosting into 3 bowls. Add green food coloring to one bowl, purple to another, and yellow to the last. Mix until you get your desired color.
  2. For each king cake, take a vanilla wafer and frost a small section with each color. Top with clear sprinkles and a plastic baby if desired.
  3. Frost the cupcakes as normal and top with a tiny king cake.