Pull-Apart Cupcake Christmas Tree

Try a new party trick this holiday season: pull-apart cupcakes!
Save Recipe
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Active: 1 hr
  • Yield: 23 cupcakes
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Arrange 21 cupcakes in a tight triangle on a platter or cake board, using 6 cupcakes at the bottom. Add 2 cupcakes for the trunk. Break the graham cracker in half, spread chocolate frosting on the back and use to fill in the gaps in the trunk as shown.
  2. Spread the remaining chocolate frosting on the bottom 2 cupcakes, using an offset spatula to add texture. Tint the vanilla frosting green; transfer to a piping bag with an open-star tip. Starting from the bottom of the triangle and working your way up, pipe the green frosting all over the cupcakes in small downward strokes to cover completely. 
  3. Add candies for ornaments. Flatten the gumdrop and trim into a star shape with a small cookie cutter. Place on top of the tree. 

Cook’s Note

To make chocolate frosting for the tree stump, remove 1/2 cup vanilla frosting and beat with 3 ounces melted bittersweet chocolate.

7m Easy 98%
CLASS
13m Intermediate 100%
CLASS
29m Easy 98%
CLASS
36m Intermediate 97%
CLASS

Lasheeda Perry

Easy Pull Apart Cake

12m Easy 98%
CLASS
15m Easy 96%
CLASS
23m Easy 97%
CLASS

Stream discovery+

Your favorite shows, personalities, and exclusive originals. All in one place.

Subscribe Now

Related Pages