These gnome cupcakes were perfect when I needed a quick and easy cupcake decorating idea. I am so glad I made them–because the kiddo LOVED them!
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are both cupcake obsessed and gnome obsessed. Not only is there a little bit of both in these awesome gnome cupcakes, but they’re so easy that kids can help make them. And that right there is one of the best things ever!
Seriously, I think kids enjoy food even more when they’ve enjoyed making it with you. And then I’m not just left with an icing-clean cupcake carcass on the table, So, if you’re ready to make a gnome cupcake, well. let’s get started.
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Tips to Make Cupcake Gnomes
- I always like to start cupcake recipes with my Lazy Girl Cupcakes. They’re easy, no-fail cupcakes that virtually anyone can make and be confident you’re going to get a yummy, fluffy cupcake every time.
- Seriously, get the kids involved. They’ll have a blast putting the marshmallows on the gnome for his beard and they can’t make too much of a mess, if they just put them on and don’t try to move them around a lot. Good news? Even if they make a mess, the kids ARE washable.
- My littlie wanted pink gnome cupcakes, but if you’d like cupcake gnomes with a red hat, be sure to use a professional coloring, because you cannot get white chocolate to color red red without it.
How to Make Gnome Cupcakes
Below is the written and printable tutorial for this fun cupcake decorating idea. Use the comments section below if you have any questions.
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