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Christmas Wreath Cupcakes on a wood board

Christmas Wreath Cupcakes

Christmas Wreath Cupcakes are a sweet treat everyone will love this merry season. They're a festive addition to any holiday party and make a great edible gift.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Wreath Cupcakes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 254kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 1/2 box chocolate cake mix, 7 ounces of a 15.25 ounce mix
  • 3 ounces yellow fondant
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • Kelly green gel food coloring
  • multi-colored candies


  • 12 green or holiday-themed cupcake liners
  • piping bag


  • Bake cake mix according to package directions. Remove from muffin tins and allow to cool completely.
  • Divide fondant into 12 portions and roll each into ½ inch spheres. Using your fingers, shape into little stars.
  • In a bowl, combine softened butter, icing sugar, and milk.  Using an electric mixer, beat until smooth and fluffy.
  • Add 2 to 3 drops gel food coloring to buttercream frosting and continue to beat until evenly tinted.
  • Transfer frosting into a piping bag and carefully dot around the circumference of each cupcake to make two rows.
  • Place one yellow fondant star on the top middle of each cupcake and decorate with multi-colored candies.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 67mg | Sugar: 33g | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.8mg