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Easy Pride Cupcake Tutorial In 3 Steps

Easy Pride Cupcake Tutorial In 3 Steps
Lydia Woodward
The Queen Of Curls6 years ago
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Who doesn’t love a cupcake…especially Pride flag, heart and rainbow cupcakes that match our special design August box? We teamed up with LoveRosieCakes who bakes and decorates incredible cakes (the Glossy team can vouch for this). Rosie takes us through her step by step guide for re-creating these at home…

Step 1 – Bake red velvet cupcakes in just 15 minutes

To make 12 cupcakes mix:

  • 110g butter or margarine
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 2 free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • 90g self-raising flour
  • 20g cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  •  1 teaspoon red velvet flavouring
  • Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and fill a cupcake tray with cases
  • Bake for 20 mins

Step 2 – Mix the topping

Once your cakes are cooled, mix 140g of butter and 280g of icing sugar and leave this to cool in the fridge for about 10 minutes. You’ll need a piping bag and nozzle at the ready for this part. Fill the bag with the butter cream until the bag is 3/4 full. Then pipe this onto your cupcakes!

Step 3 – The decorations

For decoration you'll need ready to roll icing in the colours of the rainbow! Roll each one into a ball.


Then use a rolling pin to roll the balls of icing into sausage shapes and lay them in a line next to each other. Then gently roll over them with a rolling pin to make them slightly more flat.


Use a heart cutter to create your heart decorations.


Now cut out rectangular shapes for the flags.


Roll out pale blue icing and cut out round shapes to top the cupcakes. Then add fizzy laces in the shape of rainbows on top. Add a bit of buttercream to each end of the fizzy lacy for the clouds!

The Result

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Lydia Woodward
The Queen Of Curls
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I am always searching for future trends - beauty, fashion, hair, you name it! I’ve tried every foundation under the sun and love trying up-and-coming makeup brands to compare them with the big names. Variety is the spice of life and my makeup bag is definitely wide-ranging.