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Spring Unicorn Cupcakes

Who doesn’t love unicorns? Sure, people say they are mythical and creations of our fantasies, but you know what? They don’t have to be! Why not make your fantasy creature into reality by baking these magical and super cute Spring Unicorn cupcakes this season.

spring unicorn cupcakes

You can even involve your kids as a unicorn is equally loved by kids and adults. It will be a fun project to do with your family, and the outcome is going to be delicious. Decorating the spring unicorn cupcakes with colorful sprinkles and icing combined with cheers and laughter of your kids make the whole process worth it. 

What are Spring Unicorn Cupcakes?

I can assure you that these spring unicorn cupcakes will be a new favorite dessert for your family. Kids always gobble down cupcakes, and these cupcakes are not only delicious, but they look outstanding on the outside as well. Why not welcome the season of joy (spring) by baking these colorful and super scrumptious spring unicorn cupcakes. The process is made simpler for you, so you dont have to go through the hassle of collecting lots of supplies. 

spring unicorn cupcakes

Ingredients used in Spring Unicorn Cupcakes

You must be anxious to know what ingredients are used to make these super adorable spring unicorn cupcakes. Here’s a breakdown of ingredients for you. If you are baking enthusiasts, you may have these ingredients in your pantry already, but if not, these are readily available anywhere.

  • 1 box of French Vanilla cake mix- Having a premixed french vanilla mix will simplify the process.
  • 3 eggs- Eggs are a must-have for any type of cupcake.
  • 1/2 C (1 stick) of softened unsalted sweet cream butter- The butter will help keep your cupcakes moist and super delicious.
  • 1 C whole milk- This will make cupcakes’ texture lighter and not dense.
  • 1 C Funfetti Jimmy Sprinkles- Sprinkled adds a touch of magic to these already delicious spring unicorn cupcakes.

How to Make Spring Unicorn Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 and line cupcake pan with the liners
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, milk, and mix until combined
  • Mix in the sprinkles until combined
  • Fill the cupcake liners 3⁄4 way full
  • Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes
  • Pull out and place on the side to cool

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients

  • 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 5-7 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with a star tip
  • 3 C Unicorn Funfetti Jimmy Sprinkles
  • 1 package of Wilton Unicorn Icing Decorations (Found at Walmart and Michaels)

Frosting Directions

  • Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth.
  • Scoop frosting into the large piping bag.
  • Pipe a thick ring of frosting around the top of the cupcake.
  • Dip the cupcake into the sprinkles to coat the frosting ring.
  • Pipe a dollop onto the centre of the cupcake.
  • Place the Unicorn Horn and Ears from the icing package into the centre frosting dollop.
spring unicorn cupcakes

And there you go! Stunning spring unicorn cupcakes are all ready to be gobbled down. But we must warn you, these cupcakes are so beautiful, you will have a hard time eating them.  

If you try these spring unicorn cupcakes, let us know how they turn out!

Spring Unicorn Cupcakes
Yield: 24 cupcakes

Spring Unicorn Cupcakes

Who doesn't love unicorns? Sure, people say they are mythical and creations of our fantasies, but you know what? They don't have to be! Why not make your fantasy creature into reality by baking these magical and super cute Spring Unicorn cupcakes this season.

Ingredients

  • 1 box of French Vanilla cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 C (1 stick) of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1 C Funfetti Jimmy Sprinkles
  • 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 5-7 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with a star tip
  • 3 C Unicorn Funfetti Jimmy Sprinkles
  • 1 package of Wilton Unicorn Icing Decorations (Found at walmart and michaels)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line cupcake pan with the liners
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, milk, and mix until combined
  3. Mix in the sprinkles until combined
  4. Fill the cupcake liners 3⁄4 way full
  5. Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes
  6. Pull out and place on the side to cool
  7. Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy
    whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth
  8. Scoop frosting into the large piping bag
  9. Pipe a thick ring of frosting around the top of the cupcake
  10. Dip the cupcake into the sprinkles to coat the frosting ring of frosting
  11. Pipe a dollop onto the center of the cupcake
  12. Place the Unicorn Horn and Ears from the icing package into the center frosting dollop. Enjoy! 

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