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Glow-Inspired Cupcakes

Get ready to shine with these Glow-Inspired Cupcakes that are perfect for any party or celebration! With a simple vanilla cupcake base and a vibrant, glowing frosting, these treats are sure to light up the room and impress your guests.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
91% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Glow-Inspired Cupcakes

Under 30 minutes


for 12 cupcakes

  • 3 cups cream cheese frosting (345 g)
  • 1 drop electric pink gel food coloring
  • 1 drop royal blue gel food coloring
  • 1 drop regal purple gel food coloring
  • 12 vanilla cupcakes
  • 1 tablespoon edible glitter

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 684
  • Fat 29g
  • Carbs 100g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 71g
  • Protein 6g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Divide the cream cheese frosting evenly between 3 medium bowls. Add each food coloring to a bowl of frosting and mix well.
  2. Set a sheet of plastic wrap on a flat surface and pour each frosting color into adjacent stripes. Fold the plastic wrap over the frosting and roll into a log shape. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Squeeze the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  4. Pipe the frosting onto the cupcakes.
  5. Using a pastry brush, sprinkle edible glitter over the frosting.
  6. Enjoy!
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Glow-Inspired Cupcakes