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Made with cupcake mix, this big bloom is a breeze to assemble. It’s the perfect centrepiece for your party table.

  • Serves36
  • Cook time25 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes, + cooling time
One giant cupcake flower made of colorful cupcakes


  • 3 x 450g pkts vanilla cupcake mix
  • Yellow lollies, to decorate
  • Blue liquid food colouring
  • Pink liquid food colouring
  • Purple liquid food colouring

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 36 holes of three 1/3-cup (80ml) muffin pans with paper cases. Make cupcakes following packet directions. Cool completely.
  2. Step 2

    Prepare the icing sachets from the cupcake packets. Spread 1 cupcake with a little icing. Top with yellow lollies. Divide the remaining icing into 3 equal portions and use liquid food colouring to tint blue, pink and purple. Spread over the remaining cupcakes.
  3. Step 3

    Place the yellow cupcake in the middle of a large serving platter and arrange the blue, pink and purple cupcakes around it to make a flower. Add some foliage to make the stem.