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captain marvel cupcakes

Captain Marvel Cupcakes

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cupcakes
Jana Seitzer Jana


Fondant Art Piece Ingredients:

  • 1 tube of red fondant
  • 1 tube of blue fondant
  • 1 tube of yellow cookie icing
  • 1 medium circle cookie cutter
  • 1 piping bag with a number 2 tip

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 box of White cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil, and eggs (per the back of cake mix box)
  • Gel food coloring: red, golden yellow, and sky blue

Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 5 cups powder sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 6-10 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
  • Sky blue, red, and golden yellow gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a star piping tip
  • 3 mixing bowls


Fondant Art Directions:

  1. Using a cutting board, lightly sprinkle some powdered sugar onto the board and roll out the red fondant to 1/8 inch thickness.

  2. Cut out 6 circles.

  3. Repeat the steps with the blue fondant.

  4. Take a fondant cutter and cut a triangle in the middle of the circle.

  5. Separate the two parts and place the top of the red circle into the opening of the bottom of the blue circle as shown in the in-process image.

  6. Lightly wet your finger with water and run it along the line where the two colors meet. The water will act as a glue.

  7. Allow to dry for 1 hour.

  8. Squeeze the yellow cookie icing into the piping bag.

  9. Pipe out the star for Captain Marvel's logo.

  10. Allow to dry for 2 hours.

Cupcake Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare cupcake pan with liners.
  3. Make cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes.
  4. Divide the prepared cake mix into 3 small bowls.
  5. Add 5 drops of the red gel food coloring in the first bowl.
  6. Stir to mix well.
  7. Add 4 drops of the sky blue gel food coloring in the second bowl.
  8. Stir to mix well.
  9. Add 3 drops of golden yellow gel food coloring in the third bowl.
  10. Stir to mix well.
  11. Add a teaspoon in each cupcake liner of the colored cake mix.
  12. Alternate spoonfuls of the colored cake mix in each of the cupcake liners.
  13. Fill cupcake liners three-quarters of the way full.
  14. Bake in the oven for 22 minutes
  15. Remove from oven and set aside to cool completely.

Frosting Directions

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
  3. Once the frosting is made, divide equally into 3 bowls
  4. Add 5 drops of red gel food coloring into the first bowl.
  5. Stir well to mix the color throughout all of the frosting.
  6. Add 4 drops of sky blue gel food coloring in the 2nd bowl of frosting.
  7. Stir to mix well.
  8. Add 3 drops of golden yellow gel food coloring in the 3rd bowl.
  9. Stir to mix the color throughout the frosting.
  10. Put a large tip in a large pastry bag.
  11. Scoop the red frosting into the pastry bag on one side of the bag,
  12. Scoop the sky blue frosting into the pastry bag on another side of the pastry bag.
  13. Scoop the golden yellow frosting into the remaining side of the pastry bag.
  14. Squeeze the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.
  15. Continue to push the frosting untilĀ it comes out of the tip.
  16. Frost each cupcake
  17. Carefully place the fondant piece onto the top of the frosting