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Christmas Tree Mini Cupcakes Recipe

Christmas Tree Mini Cupcakes Recipe

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How To Make Christmas Tree Mini Cupcakes

These Christmas tree mini cupcakes are easier to make than they look. Enjoy vanilla frosted desserts with strawberries for rich and moist tarty treats.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Chill and Cool Time: 10 minutes
Total: 48 minutes



For Mini Cupcakes:

  • cupspastry flour
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • cupcocoa powder
  • 1cupwater
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • 1tspvanilla extract

For Toppings:

  • 1cupvanilla frosting,or as desired
  • 1dropgreen food coloring,or as desired
  • 48small strawberries,hulled
  • ¼cupround red candies,or as desired
  • star shaped candies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease mini muffin cups or line with paper liners.

  2. Mix pastry flour, white sugar, and cocoa powder together in a bowl; add water, oil, and vanilla extract and blend until batter is smooth. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 12 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes.


  1. Mix frosting and green food coloring together in a bowl until evenly combined. Transfer frosting to a pipe bag or plastic bag with a snipped corner; refrigerate for 5 minutes.

  2. Squeeze a small amount of frosting onto the hulled side of each strawberry and place each onto a cupcake so the strawberry is in the shape of a tree.

  3. Pipe frosting onto each strawberry to look like leaves. Add candies to the “tree” to look like ornaments and place a star-shaped candy on top of each “tree”.

  4. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 83.42kcal
  • Fat: 3.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.71g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 8.50g
  • Protein: 0.55g
  • Sodium: 10.75mg
  • Calcium: 3.14mg
  • Potassium: 29.68mg
  • Iron: 0.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.12mg
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