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Ideal for Mother’s Day or your Valentine, these gorgeous mini rose cupcakes make a delicious edible gift. They’re ready in less than one hour.

  • Serves12
  • Cook time25 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, + cooling time\r\n
Mini rose cupcakes


  • 490g pkt vanilla cupcake mix
  • 400g tub vanilla frosting
  • Pink and green liquid food colouring

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  1. Step 1

    Make the cupcakes following packet directions. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. Step 2

    Prepare the icing from the cupcake packet following packet directions. Divide the icing and vanilla frosting into 3 equal portions and use liquid food colouring to tint hot pink, pale pink and green. Transfer each icing portion to separate piping bags fitted with assorted fluted nozzles.
  3. Step 3

    Pipe icing over the cupcakes to make flowers and leaves. Place each cupcake in a folded square of coloured tissue paper.

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