Autumn Cupcakes

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These autumn cupcakes are delicious and beautiful to look at too. They look as if a lot of effort went into making them…but fortunately the are fun & easy to make in no time flat!

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Grab a white cake mix and prepare according to the package directions. Place 1/2 of the cake batter in a separate bowl and mix in orange food coloring. Layer the batter in your lined cupcake tin, alternating between colors.

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Bake according to package directions & let cool.

I placed the entire tin in the freezer for a quick cool down.

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I could eat them just like this, without any frosting! They are so moist and spongy!

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For a quick frosting I didn’t use frosting at all. I mixed up a package of Dream Whip, put it in a frosting bag with a wide tip and quickly swirled a generous amount on the top. Sprinkle cinnamon over the dream whip to make it all pretty!

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And that’s it…done…oh one last thing, eat a cupcake just to make sure they taste good before you give them to your family!

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We absolutely devoured these, one dozen ate in a day!

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Cupcake Wreath…Valentine Edition!!

 I’m back at it again…another cupcake liner wreath!
This time a Valentine one of course!

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I started with a piece of pipe insulating foam from the hardware store. I bent it into a circle and secured it with a little frog tape.

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These awesome houndstooth cupcake liners are from Michaels…they have a bunch of different colors there too!
Don’t forget to turn your cupcake liners inside out.

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I used the handle of a foam paint brush to create a point in the center of the cupcake liners, then dabbed with hot glue and randomly stuck them to the foam, be careful it’s super hot! I used approximately 115 cupcake liners.

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I purchased a wooden “X & O” from the Dollar Store and painted them a dark pink – partially red.

It was tricky getting the “X & O” to stay on the wreath. First I glued them together and then I glued them to the wreath. To balance out the weight so that the wreath hung evenly I glued a heavy magnet to the opposite underside of the wreath.
I added a cute Valentine ribbon for hanging. 
Super sweet!

 Cupcake Wreath...Valentine Edition!!

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Check out my Halloween Cupcake Liner Wreath here.

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I am so happy with the way this wreath turned out!
So quick & simple to make, you could have it completed in an evening.
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I scrunched them up to make them more wrinkled, I like the look of it better!
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I embellished with scrapbook paper, halloween stickers, ribbon and wooden numbers that I painted black.
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All done, nothing to it! And now I have another Halloween Wreath! I think I’m going to run out of doors to put all my wreaths on!
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