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4th of July Multi-Colored Swirled Cupcakes

Heidi Davison
These red, white, and blue swirled cupcakes are a great way to celebrate the 4th of July! Or use other colors to create your own design.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24


  • 2 dozen prepared cupcakes
  • 1 batch buttercream about 4-5 cups, separated into thirds and colored red, white, and blue
  • 1 Wilton Color Swirl Kit


  • Color the frosting red, white, and blue.
  • Assemble the Wilton Color Swirl Kit without the buttercream.
  • Place the different colors of buttercream into the separate piping bags.
  • Twist the top of the piping bags shut and pipe the buttercream with equal pressure on each color.
  • Pipe a swirled design on each cupcake.
  • Refrigerate cupcakes until ready to serve.