Monday, June 23, 2014

Paint Splatter Cupcakes

Did you have a nice weekend? Anything exciting happen? My sister and I made these cupcakes for my nieces birthday party. My niece requested these cupcakes. These were a lot of fun to make. It was like having a food fight. We were really surprised we didn't hit each other since we were on opposite sides of the table. Since I knew we would be the ones cleaning up, I placed newspaper down on the table before we started flinging the frosting. We made a lot of cupcakes.
Paint Splatter Cupcakes
24 cupcakes cooled
3 cups of white frosting
black and other color food dye

  1. Place the cupcakes onto a cookie tray.
  2. Microwave 1 cup of frosting for 20 seconds. Stir and microwave for another 10 seconds.
  3. Separate half of the frosting into a separate bowl.
  4. Add black food dye to one of the bowls and stir well.
  5. Dip the cupcakes into either the heated white or black frosting.
  6. Set the dipped cupcakes onto the cookie tray to allow the frosting to set for 30 minutes.
  7. Once the frosting has set, microwave the rest of the frosting as before.
  8. Separate the frosting equally into other bowls for the different desired splatter colors. 
  9. Add several drops of dye to one bowl of frosting to create several different colors.
  10. Using a different butter knife for each bowl, dip the knife into the bowl and fling the frosting onto the cupcakes. 
  11. Alternate colors to create the splatter look.
  12. Allow the frosting to harden before serving.
Recipe inspired by Coco Jo Cake Design.

One year ago.............................I made Flag Cookies.
Two years ago...........................I made Sweet Cakes.
Happy Birthday to my beautiful niece!
Did you already know.....................
-Janet Sobel was one of the first artist to create drip painting.
-Jackson Pollock influenced the American artist Jackson Pollock.
-Last year, Jackson Pollock's No. 9, 1948 sold for over $58 million dollars. 


  1. I need to make these for my daughter's party that will be outside in September (In Sacramento, CA) and it will be hot. Can you please give more specifics on the type of icing you used? I really appreciate it, these look AWESOME!

  2. I just used the store bought frosting which would be good for a hot day.Happy Birthday to your Daughter.

  3. These cupcakes will be awesome for our son's SPLATOON themed birthday party...thanks!

  4. What a great theme for a birthday party! Happy Birthday to your son.