Flower in a Pot Cupcake
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Flower in a Pot Cupcake

Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • 12 cupcakes, baked in paper holders
  • 12 clay pots, small
  • Wilton® Pre-made Icing
  • Wilton® Coloring Gel, Kelly Green
  • Toothpick
  • Wilton® Cake Sparkles, Green
  • Wilton® Sugar Sprinkles, Light Green
  • Wilton® Dancing Daisy Lollipop Mold
  • Wilton® Candy Melts®: Yellow, White
  • Wilton® 4-inch Lollipop Sticks
  • Self-adhesive foam sheet, green
  • Wilton® Rolled Fondant, Primary Color Multi-Pack
  • Wilton® Food Writers
  • Spatula
  • Bowl
  • Spoon

Developmental Skills

  • Fine Motor
  • Cognitive

Project Instructions

  1. Tint icing with Kelly Green coloring gel. Use a toothpick and small amount of gel to add color. Add more color if needed. Ice cupcakes. Cover with sprinkles and sparkles.
  2. Follow directions on candy melts and mold flowers. Insert lollipop stick into the flower mold.
  3. Cut 2 leaves from green foam, place back-to-back with lollipop stick in between. Use a bit of icing to stick them together. Insert flower on lollipop stick into top of the cupcake.
  4. Follow directions on fondant package and mold ladybug from red. Use the black food writer to make spots and head of ladybug. Add to top of cupcake.
  5. Insert cupcake into clay pot.


A little gel color goes a long way, add sparingly. You can always add more.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.