Bonfire night is almost upon us so what better way than to celebrate with some fun themed cupcakes! Get your piping bags, food colourings and sparklers at the ready because we’ve put together our top 5 favourite family-friendly recipe ideas for you to try out this weekend and help kick start the festivities with a bang…
1. Bonfire cupcakes
Put an imaginative twist on the traditional bonfire with our delicious bonfire cupcakes! An ideal Autumnal treat for bonfire and fireworks parties, this recipe uses a mix of apples and dates to provide the perfect amount of spice and sweetness, giving you the perfect winter warmer.
Bring an explosion of glitter and fun to your evening with these vibrant firework cupcakes! The messier the better with these fun treats so feel free get super creative with your designs! Use a combination of food colouring gels and edible glitter for a treat that’s sure to light up your bonfire night celebrations this year.
If you want to serve a surprise with a real wow factor this bonfire night then these are definitely the cupcakes for you! Whip up a batch of your favourite cupcakes, whatever the flavour, and pop an indoor sparkler in the top of each for an extra special effect. Just remember to be extra careful when lighting the sparklers!
4. Popping candy cupcakes
These super cupcakes explode with so much fun and flavour they’re guaranteed to be a hit with the kids! The cupcakes are filled with toffee and apples for a real winter warming feel and are each topped off with colourful cupcake swirls and popping candy. For the finishing touch, we combined our orange and chocolate cupcake wraps together for a pretty flickering flame effect!
Galaxy inspired cakes and desserts are one of the most popular baking trends for 2016. Perfect for bonfire night celebrations, these beautiful galaxy cupcakes use a blend of black, blue and pink buttercream that can be topped off with glittering stars for a treat that’s truly out of this world.
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