8 DIY Unicorn Cake & Cupcake Ideas for Birthday Parties
Planning a unicorn-themed birthday party?
Well, all birthday parties need cake … or cupcakes.
Here are 8 ideas for homemade unicorn cakes and cupcakes. While they all look amazing, many of them are more easy to make than they appear. Several involve using boxed cake mix, or even store-bought cupcakes.
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Unicorn Cupcake Toppers & Liners
Standard Size Rainbow Cupcake Paper, Baking CupReversible Rainbow Cup Cake Liners with Unicorn ToppersUnicorn Cupcake Toppers + WrappersRainbow unicorn cupcake toppers
DIY Unicorn Cakes
Harry Potter Unicorn Cake
Make this Harry Potter Unicorn Cake for a party and you’ll have everyone thinking you slaved away in the kitchen for hours.
The secret to an awesome cake is actually not the cake (which is made easy by using by boxed cake), but rather the frosting.
* 2 boxes of white cake mix
* Egg whites
* Canola oil
* Uunsalted butter, softened
* Powdered sugar
* Heavy whipping cream
* Vanilla extract
* Maroon, black and golden yellow gel food coloring
* Gold coin sprinkles
Gluten Free Strawberry Unicorn Cake
This Gluten Free Strawberry Unicorn Cake is made with a succulent strawberry puree topped with a sweet and flavorful frosting.
And here's a clever secret about this cake -- both the unicorn's horns and ears are made from Peeps!
* Gluten free flour blend
* Baking powder
* Strawberry puree
* Almond milk (or milk of choice)
* Powdered sugar
* Food coloring
Rainbow Unicorn Cheesecake
Not only does this Rainbow Unicorn Cheesecake look amazing, but it tastes incredible as well.
You start with a layer of delicious funfetti cake, followed by a layer of rich and creamy cheesecake.
Top it all off with a colorful whipped cream topping and unicorn sprinkles and you’ve got a dessert that is as whimsical and beautiful as a unicorn.
* Funfetti cake mix (plus ingredients needed to bake it)
* Cream cheese
* Sour cream
* Heavy whipping ream
* Powdered sugar
* Purple, blue, and pink gel food coloring
Unicorn Ice Cream Cake
The Unicorn Ice Cream Cake is as simple as could be.
However, "make-ahead" is a must for it. You probably want to begin making it at least 12 hours beforehand.
* Chocolate ice cream
* Vanilla ice cream
* Jar of hot fudge sauce
* Whipping cream
* Sprinkles for decorating
Unicorn Cupcake Recipes
Rainbow Unicorn Cupcakes with Cookie Unicorn Horns
Unicorn Marshmallow Cupcakes
These Unicorn Marshmallow Cupcakes are so simple to make and look fantastic.
The key to making these cupcakes is to keep it simple. If you buy baked cupcakes at the store, you'll have a ton of time and will only need to worry about is the fun stuff -- decorating!
* Vanilla cupcake mix (calls for oil, eggs and water)
* Vanilla frosting
* Pink and blue food coloring
* Cocoa candy melts
* Pink sugar sprinkles
Unicorn Cupcakes with Gum Paste Roses and Edible Horns
These DIY Unicorn Cupcakes look really impressive, but they are actually really simple to make
Magical DIY Candy Melt Unicorn Cupcakes
This Magical DIY Candy Melt will help you turn any cupcake into a unicorn themed treat.
Your cupcakes can be homemade from scratch, made from a box mix or store bought. Whichever way you choose, these decorations will be super cute.
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This is so fun!! Thank you for including me!