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Sunflower Cupcakes

Piped buttercream forms the petals of these blooming beauties, while chocolate-covered sunflower seeds create the centers.

Sunflower cupcakes

Photography: Raymond Hom

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2009



  • Pastry bag
  • Small leaf pastry tip


  1. Starting at edge of an unfrosted cupcake, pipe 3 to 4 circles of petals with buttercream, working inward and overlapping, leaving center empty. Fill center with chocolate-covered sunflower seeds.

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