Christmas Tree Cupcakes
These cupcakes have 53% fewer calories* and 68% less sugar* than the full-sugar version. Makes 16 cupcakes. To watch Martha Stewart demonstrate how to make this recipe, click here.
- Serving Size: 1 cupcake
Nutrition Per Serving
Use a serrated knife to trim point of each cupcake to create a small opening; set aside. If necessary, use the serrated knife to trim top of each cupcake to create a flat surface. Place a dab of frosting on top of each cupcake, and spread to cover. Dip the top of each cupcake into coconut to cover completely.
Mix together remaining frosting with green gel paste until desired green shade is reached. Transfer green frosting to a large pastry bag fitted with a small star tip. Working with one cone at a time, pipe a bead of frosting around open end of cone and position open-end down onto a cupcake to resemble a “tree.” Repeat process with remaining cupcakes and cones.
Pipe remaining frosting decoratively all over trees until cones are completely covered. Trees can be refrigerated, uncovered, for up to 6 hours before serving. Before serving, insert a cupcake topper into the opening of each cupcake, if desired.
*These cupcakes have 210 calories and 15 grams of sugar per serving compared to the regular sugar-sweetened version which have 450 calories and 47 grams of sugar per serving.
To see how Martha Stewart makes her Christmas Tree Cupcakes, Click Here