Iridessa's Good Luck Sunflower Cupcakes

Light Fairy Iridessa really loves competing in the Pixie Hollow Underground Tunnel Races. Of course, she is at an advantage because of her ability to illuminate the way. Made with dried pineapple petals and candy centers, these cheery cupcake blossoms are inspired by Iridessa’s distinctive motif.

prep time 25 mins

cook time 30 mins

total time 55 mins

What You’ll Need
Batch of baked cupcakes
Yellow or lemon frosting
Dried pineapple chunks or slices
Mini chocolate chips, currants, or chocolate sprinkles
How To Make It
  • 1

    Frost the cupcakes.

  • 2

    For each cupcake, create sunflower petals by slicing a few pineapple pieces into small sections. Arrange the petals in a ring on top of the cupcake, extending them a half inch or so beyond the edge and leaving a wide circle of frosting in the center.

  • 3

    Gently press a bunch of mini chocolate chips, currants, or chocolate sprinkles into the frosting circle in the center of each cupcake.

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