Pretty Pink Birthday Cupcakes

Birthday Cupcakes with Personalized Toothpick Flags | Evermine Blog |
Sweet four (almost going on fourTEEN). That sums up my precious little girl who is pink, frilly, lacy and all. She’s a headband-wearing, bow-and-ribbon loving, lip gloss collector fashionista, and when I allow, she loves her nails done. In pink, of course.

So, it only makes sense to bake these basic yellow cupcakes with a simple glaze on top to highlight these DIY pink mini birthday flags made from personal labels. These flags are super easy to make. Just order the address sized labels in the Ruffled Ombre style (and you get a lot of labels per sheet, making this decor really cost effective), and stick the edge of one label onto a toothpick.

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It’s as simple as that, yet the absolute cutest way to decorate your birthday cupcakes. And what better gift to give than shades of pink beads for the birthday girl to create sparkly jewelry to match her lip gloss, of course!

Happy 4th Birthday Shaina!

Yellow Cupcakes with a Basic Glaze
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Chana Scop
  • Ingredients for the Cupcakes:
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup orange juice (I use rice milk or almond milk for a lighter flavor)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • Ingredients for the Glaze:
  • 1 cup Icing Sugar (confectioners sugar)
  • 1 – 4 tsp. Water or maple syrup
To make the cupcakes:
  1. Mix all dry ingredients together and add wet ingredients. Mix well. Spoon into cupcake paper holders about 3/4 of the way full, and bake at 325 degrees for 15 – 20 minutes. Let cool and ice with simple glaze.
To make the glaze:
  1. Mix icing sugar and water together starting with 1 tsp. of water and increasing by only 1 tsp. at a time until the consistency is thick and creamy and spreadable but not thin and watery.
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Chana Scop (92 Posts)

Chana is a proud wife and mother of eight living in Mill Valley, California. She is inspired by the colors and textures of every day life and loves sharing her creative ideas with her community. Chana writes DIY projects, crafts and recipes celebrating her Jewish faith and shlichus on her blog, Chana's Art Room and is the co-director of Chabad of Mill Valley with her husband, Rabbi Hillel Scop.

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