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Coconut Cream Unicorn Cupcakes

Coconut Cream Unicorn Cupcakes

What’s more exciting than Coconut Cream Unicorn Cupcakes? These are made with store bought mixes and are covered in this unicorn buttercream. 

Ingredients

For the cupcakes

For the buttercream:

Instructions

For the cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. With a stand mixer or hand mixer, mix all of the ingredients for 3 minutes on medium speed.
  3. Pour cake mix into cupcake lined muffin tin.
  4. Bake as directed on the cake mix box.

For the buttercream:

  1. In a stand mixture or using a hand mixture, beat butter on medium for at least 5 minutes until it is light a fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla.
  3. Slowly add sugar, 1/4 cup at a time.
  4. Beat on medium medium high speed for 5 minutes.
  5. If you need a thinner frosting add a TBS of milk at a time.

To make rainbow unicorn colors:

  1. Place 1/3 of the prepared buttercream into three separate bowls.
  2. Add desired food colorings and mix.
  3. On a piece of plastic wrap, lay each color of the buttercream in a long row side-by-side touching.
  4. Roll up buttercream in plastic wrap.
  5. Cut off one end of the plastic wrap and place the entire tube into a tipped pastry bag.
  6. Frost as usual and the buttercream will come out in colorful swirls.