5 Cupcake Decoration Ideas [Christmas Special]

December 24, 2020


This festive season, when everyone’s trying to enjoy indoors, we have something very special for our sweet-toothed sweethearts. So, if you’ve switched your festive mode on, and have already started celebrating, we welcome you to our league. Put on your aprons and follow on for some very simple yet beautiful cupcake decoration ideas.


This winter, have a cupcake party along with your loved ones. Get your ovens heated up for a memorable sweet celebration where every family member- from the young ones to the elderly, will have a blissful time. Amp up your baking skills and thank us later for the decoration ideas. Follow the recipe below to bake cupcakes and follow on for some amazing cupcake decoration ideas.


Cupcake preparation

Ingredients required:

100gms of powdered sugar

90gms of butter

2 eggs

1/4th tsp of vanilla essence

100gms of multi-purpose flour

1/4th tsp of baking powder

1/8th tsp of baking soda

1/4th tsp of salt

Equipment required:

Hand/Electric whisk


Cupcake moulds


For preparing 9 pieces of cupcakes, take 100gms of powdered sugar and start beating 90gms of butter using a hand or an electric whisk. Add 2 eggs and 1/4th tsp of vanilla essence, whisk it all along and start adding multi-purpose flour(100gms) slowly. Now add 1/4th tsp of baking powder and 1/8th tsp of baking soda. Finally add 1/4th tsp of salt and whisk it all together.

Pour the batter in cupcake moulds while your oven preheats at 180 degrees for 10 minutes. Put the molds inside the oven and bake them for 15 minutes. Take them out, let them cool and demould them after 30 minutes.

Voila! Your cupcakes are ready. Now let’s get started with the decoration ideas.

Santa Claus Hat Cupcake

Santa Hat

For a Santa Claus hat cupcake, fill your star-tip nozzle with some white icing and pour some over your cupcake. 

Santa Claus Cupcake

Slice a strawberry and place it over the icing, upside down.


Put some more icing on the pointed end of the strawberry, and it will start looking exactly like a Santa Claus hat.

Cake and Cupcake Stand

Use our Cake and Cupcake Stand to serve your Santa Claus Cupcakes. The contrasting color of the product and the cupcakes will add some great hues to your party. 


You can also browse through our bowls collection and look for some of your favorite quirky colors to store the strawberries and other toppings.

Snowman Cupcake

Snowman Cupcake

Snowman cupcakes are super simple to prepare. They look super cute and are perfect for those who like extra frosting on the cupcakes.


Pour some extra icing over your cupcake for the fat tummy of the snowman and place a marshmallow on it for the face. Hand-mould some dark chocolate into small balls, dip end of the ball in some icing so that it easily sticks to the marshmallow.


Make the snowman’s hands ad mouth using the same hand-moulded dark chocolate and place it in the icing for making its hands.


Pour some more icing on the snowman’s head and decorate it with colored chocolate candies.

Cloche Plate

Use our Cloche Plate which comes with a wooden plate and a glass cloche to serve the cupcakes. It is the perfect product to make sure that the cupcakes do not get messed up before the party begins. We also have some fancy plates available in a wide range of colors and patterns. Look for your favorite ones and fill your cart for this festive season shopping.

Christmas Tree Cupcake

Christmas Tree

A Christmas tree is easily drawable on a non-stick paper. Get some white chocolate, melt it and mix a few drops of green food color.

Christmas Tree Cupcake

Fill the mixture in a piping bag and start drawing the Christmas tree on a non-stick paper. Freeze it for some time and remove it with the help of a sharp knife. Finally, place a chocolate stick on the back end of the Christmas tree using some melted chocolate. Use a colored chocolate candy to decorate the Christmas Tree.


Now, pipe some frosting on a cupcake and place the Christmas tree on the top. Use our Cake Plate Stand to serve your favorite cupcakes. Club it up with the Cake and Cupcake Stand for a beautiful dining experience. Available in a royal color combination- dark green and gold, the stand is perfect for not just cupcakes but for serving a variety of snacks as well. Use it for serving cookies, plum cake, and candies during your party.

Nestip: Grease the paper with a few drops of oil or butter for an easy removal of the Christmas Tree.

Wreath Cupcake

wreath cupcake

What better ingredient than ring-shaped mints for preparing a wreath cupcake, right? Prepare some royal icing by mixing 1 cup sugar with 1/3rd cup of milk with green food color.

Wreath decor

Pour the royal icing in a piping bag and decorate the mints with the same.

Place these little mints on the top of frosted cupcakes for some beautiful wreath cupcakes. Look for our white and pink Ceramic Cake Stand for serving your cupcakes and have a luxurious dining experience. 


Nestip: Use some non-stick papers to draw edible snowflakes and use them for decorating your table or just make another cupcake using them. 

Reindeer Cupcake


Preparing Reindeer cupcakes is literally a cupcake walk. Just frost your cupcakes and one chocolate sticks on both sides each. Use hand moulded small chocolate balls to make the eyes and colored chocolate candies to make a cute nose.

Nestip: A live cupcake station can be great for this festive season. Browse for your favorite bakeware, trays, and bowls to serve different toppings like fruits, sprinklers, chocolate chips, and everything else that you'd like on your cupcakes. Thank us later for making your table look organized yet beautiful.

Watch the full video below for the step by step cupcake decorations. 

Cupcake decoration can be a fun activity for kids. Look for our cute little ramekins available in quirky colors. Let them pick their favorite colors to devour the cupcakes that they decorate. Our ramekins are also perfect for children's favorite snack time. Make it healthy for them by serving diced fruits and nuts in the ramekins. 

If you're worried about serving your drinks at the party, we've got your back- shop for out latest glass dispenser to serve your favorite drinks. The glass dispenser is available in two variants. Look for your perfect size!

We would love to know your favorite cupcake decoration ideas for this festive season. Comment below and let us know about them!

Wish you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

Stay safe and stay warm!

share with: