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How to Make Cupcake Apples

A festive fall cupcake the looks like an apple. My kiddos love these and they are incredibly easy.

Using your favorite cupcake recipe create cupcakes.

How to make cupcake apples

How to Make Cupcake Apples Supplies:


Can of frosting or your favorite frosting recipe

Bahlsen Waffeletten Cookies

Red Sugar

Mint leaves or fondant colored green

How to Make Cupcake Apples Directions:

Pour red sugar into bowl.

Mound the frosting on top of the cupcake. It doesn’t have to be perfect nor smooth.

apple cupcakes iced with mound of red icing

One by one take the cupcake and turn it upside down into the red sugar.

Roll the cupcake around to form the top of the apple.

dip the cupcake into the red sugar

When you have all cupcakes dipped in the red sugar, begin inserting the Bahlsen Waffeletten cookie into the center (It will become the apple’s stem).

insert cookie into cupcake as stem

Your “apples” should look something like this:

cupcake apples

Finish off with a mint leaf or cut green fondant into a leaf shape and place next to cookie stem.

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