We love Hydrangeas and if you do, you will be excited to make these cupcakes and they are just so easy when you know how ..
These Hydrangea Cupcakes are simply stunning and perfect for your next party or event!
The frosting technique uses dual colors that results in such a gorgeous and realistic look.
In fact, if you popped these on your table with fresh hydrangeas, you’d be hard pressed to pick them apart! There is no doubt they have the WOW factor and you are going to be so surprised to learn just how easy they are to make.
If you look very carefully at the photo above you will see a teeny tiny butterfly delicately perched on the top! One of our very popular posts are Chocolate Butterfly Cupcakes. You can check them out here.
They would also make a great gift especially if you make them in a Bouquet form like the ones featured below.
All you need is some florists foam, tissue paper, toothpicks and you can put them together in a wonderful edible form.
How To Make Hydrangeas Video Tutorial
Learn how to make Hydrangea Cupcakes by watching this quick video. Click Play above ⇑
Cristina from the Hallmark Channel has some clever tips on how to create Hydrangea Petals with Buttercream. Here’s what she suggests.
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Hydrangea Cupcakes via Society Bakery
Hydrangea Cupcakes Instructions
- Start with the tip of the piping bag flush on the surface of the cupcake.
- Squeeze the piping bag, pull up for a beat, and stop squeezing. That is your first cluster of hydrangea petals!
- Repeat, covering the cupcake in one layer of petals.
- Turn your wrist at different angles per cluster of petals to create a natural look. Go in for a 2nd sweep to fill in any gaps.
- If you mess up, just go in and cover your mistake with another “cluster of petals”.
- Side by side, the cupcake “hydrangeas” create a full look for your bouquet.
How To Make a Hydrangea Bouquet
- You can use any sturdy vase, bucket, or even a terracotta pot. I used a galvanised pot.
- You’ll need to weigh down the pot with marbles, rocks, or even a sack of flour.
- Next, get a Styrofoam ball that fits in the pot. My pot was 6” in diameter, so I bought a 6” Styrofoam ball. Then I cut the Styrofoam ball in half with a cerated knife.
- To secure the foam ball to the pot, I placed beads of crafting glue around the inside lip of the pot and then placed the foam ball flush against the inside of the pot. You can also use a hot glue gun.
- Next, I wanted to disguise the foam ball and make a nice green base that would peak through any gaps between cupcakes. I bought a moss mat to use as a topper. I secured the moss mat topper with floral pins. And we have our bouquet base!
- You can See her full recipe and tutorial here
These beautiful Hydrangea Cupcakes are made by Glory of ‘Glorious Treats’ and she has a fabulous blog filled with amazing creations. You can visit her and access this tutorial here – We have also got some other great ideas for you in our Cupcake Bouquet Post. Be sure that you check out all the ideas like those below here