Top Hat Mini Snowman Cupcake
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Top Hat Mini Snowman Cupcake

This snowman is all smiles for the season. Pipe his sweet grin using Buttercream icing tinted with Wilton® Icing Colors. Use Wilton® Icing Colors to select your desired icing color. Add a complementary color for free-form designs on top.
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Favorite Cake Recipe (or Mix)
  • Wilton® Muffin Pan, Mini
  • Wilton® Baking Cups, Mini – Woodland Friends
  • Wilton® Rectangular Cooling Grid, 10"x16"
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Mix
  • Wilton® Icing Color – Black and Orange
  • Wilton® Angled Spatula, 9"
  • Wilton® Disposable Decorating Bags, 12"
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 5
  • Assorted Spice Drops
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Wilton® Rolling Pin, 12"
  • Wilton Decorating Tip: 2A
  • Paring Knife

Project Instructions

Bake and cool cupcakes.

Prepare icing. Reserve some white; tint portions black and orange.

Use spatula to smooth a mound of white icing on cupcake.

Use tip 2 and black icing to pipe dot eyes and outline mouth.

Use tip 5 and orange icing to pipe pull-out nose.

Roll spice drop on granulated sugar-covered surface. Use large open end of tip 2A to cut the brim of hat. Cut small end off the bottom of another matching spice drop and place it on top of brim.

Position hat on snowman’s head.


Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by an adult.