Pumpkin Cupcakes Tutorial – 5 methods
These pumpkin cupcakes are perfect treats to give as gifts to anyone big or small during the season of fall or Halloween. I’ve used my Pumpkin spiced apple cupcakes recipe and decorated them to look like pumpkins. They are simple, easy and adorable as you can see in the video tutorial.
Nothing says fall is here more than pumpkins? Right? Go to the supermarket and they are everywhere! Not to mention the soft cold breeze blowing in unlike the hot oven like air in summer. It’s beginning to get cooler here, days are shorter too. I know it’s still not as early as the rest of the world but here it stays warmer a bit longer. Last year we had warm weather quite close to the end of October.
Aren’t these cute? I made these recently as little gifts to give Aadi and Rhea’s teacher for the New Year – Rosh Ha Shana. I’m always fascinated with the look I get from people who I give such gifts too.
Some are sweet and so excited about it. Some have not clue how something edible could look so adorable. Of course, it’s hard to cut into it. And then there are those who wonder why I would go thru the trouble and spend so much time on a cupcake when it’s going to be eaten anyways!. I guess to them the concept of edible art is lost!! Right?
Ah well, it does take time to make something like this that is so pretty and cute. It’s always easy to just make a buttercream swirl on my cupcake.
Recipe – I used my Pumpkin Spice Apple Cupcakes recipe for these. If you remember before we made these with the Caramel drizzle. You must try those – absolutely delicious.
Today I have used my Velvet Buttercream Recipe but you can also use my Swiss Meringue Buttercream or Italian Meringue Buttercream Recipe. I am using just vanilla flavor today but you can explore that option too! I have shared with you how you can take your one basic vanilla buttercream recipe and create many different flavors.
How to Decorate Pumpkin Cupcakes
I wanted to make pumpkins of course and I had all these ideas in my head. I could not decide which to make. So I made 4 of each. They were so cute and easy I had to show you how so I make five different ones.
For youtube and my blog, I made one large video with all the five cupcakes together. On Instagram and Facebook I, of course, split them into five videos. The bites size videos work better on Social Media I think. SO as seen in the 19-minute video ( I know long but hope you will not complain)
The first is the classic Domed Cupcake which looks like half a pumpkin sitting on top of a cupcake.
The Second is the smaller dome with the cupcakes horizontal
The third is this almost full pumpkin which is my favorite of them all.
The fourth is these cute toppers for those who would prefer to have little bit size cupcakes.
The fifth and last one is this bundle of three pumpkins. I know.. ! How cute.. big dome too!
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What was fun when this was done is everybody had their own favorite. I love the third cupcakes which had the big cupcake on top. Rhea loved the small domed pumpkins lying down, while Aadi’s favorite was the classic domed cupcakes, Ziv loves the little toppers which he thinks are cute so he gets to take those to his friends. My neighbor was a bit fan of the fifth pumpkin bunch.
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