Recipe of Today: Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Recipe of Christmas Tree Cupcakes


For The Cupcakes:

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsps baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup whole milk

For The Frosting:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • green food coloring

For The Decoration:

  • mini pretzel sticks
  • assorted colorful sprinkles
  • edible gold stars


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Grab your Kitchenin KM50 Stand Mixer, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt in the mixing bow. Set aside.
  • In the mixing bowl of your Kitchenin KM50 Stand Mixer, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  • Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely.
  • For the frosting, in the clean mixing bowl of your Kitchenin KM50 Stand Mixer, beat the softened butter until creamy.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Add the vanilla extract and a few drops of green food coloring. Adjust the color to your liking and beat until the frosting is light and fluffy.
  • Once the cupcakes are completely cooled, frost them generously with the green buttercream on top.
  • Insert a mini pretzel stick into the center of each cupcake, forming the trunk of the Christmas tree.
  • Decorate with assorted colorful sprinkles as ornaments and use edible gold stars as the tree topper.
  • Serve and enjoy these festive Christmas Tree Cupcakes with your friends and family!

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