How to Make Gender Reveal Cupcakes

Making a gender reveal cake is fun to let your family and friends in on the big news- whether you’re having a boy or girl! All you need is some white frosting and food coloring. You can either pipe it on top of the cupcakes or swirl it around inside each one. 

Then, top with sprinkles, confetti, or other decorations of your choice. When it’s time to cut into the cake, everyone will be eager to see what color filling is inside!

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  •  Line 24 cupcake cups with paper liners
  •  In a medium bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs, oil, and water
  •  Beat with an electric mixer for about 2 minutes on low speed until well blended
  •  Pour the batter into the prepared cupcake cups, filling them about three-quarters full
  •  Bake in the preheated oven for 18 minutes until a toothpick or cake tester comes out clean when inserted into the center of a cupcake
  •  Allow cooling entirely on a wire rack before frosting
  •  To make the pink frosting: In a large bowl, beat together butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer until light and fluffy
  •  Gradually add powdered sugar, beating well after each addition until all of it has been mixed in
  •  Add milk and vanilla extract and beat on high speed for about 2 minutes until the frosting is smooth and creamy
  •  If you want your frosting to be pinker, add another drop or two of food coloring and mix until the desired color is reached 5 To make the blue frosting: Repeat steps 4 but add blue food coloring instead!

Cupcakes for Gender Reveal

Are you looking for a fun and unique way to reveal the gender of your baby? If so, consider having cupcakes for your gender reveal party! This is a great option to avoid the traditional pink or blue cake. Plus, it’s a great way to get everyone involved in the big reveal. Remember a few things to remember when planning your cupcake gender reveal party. First, you’ll need to decide how you want to reveal the gender of your baby. There are a few different options: 

1) Put frosting on half of the cupcakes and leave the other half unfrosted.

Then, have someone randomly select a cupcake and take a bite. The person who bites into the frosted cupcake first will reveal the baby’s gender! 

2) Another option is to pipe pink or blue frosting into the center of each cupcake. Cut into one of the cupcakes to see which color filling is inside – that will be the baby’s gender! 

3) Finally, you could also bake two batches of cupcakes – half with pink food coloring and half with blue food coloring. Once again, have someone randomly select a cupcake and take a bite. The color of their teeth will let everyone know what gender your baby is!

Whether you choose, serving cupcakes for your gender reveal party will surely be a hit with all your guests!

How Do You Fill Cupcakes With Icing?

There are a few different ways that you can fill cupcakes with icing. One way is to use a piping bag fitted with a star tip and pipe the icing into the center of the cupcake. Another way is to use an offset spatula to spread the icing onto the top of the cupcake in a spiral motion, starting from the outside edge and working your way in. 

You can also use a spoon or knife to scoop out a small divot in the center of the cupcake and then fill it in with icing. Whichever method you choose, be sure to fill the cupcakes appropriately, as they will become messy and difficult to eat.

How Do You Do a Simple Gender Reveal?

Gender reveal is a fun way to let your friends and family know the sex of your baby! There are many ways to do a gender reveal, but we’ll focus on the most popular method: 

Cutting into a cake or opening a box of balloons. To do a cake gender reveal, you’ll need two cakes: one pink and one blue. Make sure that the inside of both cakes is the same color (white or yellow cake with white frosting is best). Then, write “He” or “She” on the top of each cake in icing. Be sure to keep everyone from seeing which cake is which! 

When it’s time to reveal the baby’s sex, have someone cut into the middle of each cake. If it’s a boy, blue icing will be revealed; if it’s a girl, pink icing will be revealed. It’s that simple! 

If you want to do a balloon gender reveal, you can purchase boxes of black balloons from your local party store. Again, write “He” or “She” on the top of each box without letting anyone see which is which. Inside each box should be either all pink balloons or all blue balloons. 

When it comes time to reveal the baby’s sex, have someone open up each box and release the balloons into the air. If it’s a boy, blue balloons will float up; if it’s a girl, pink balloons will float up. You can also use confetti-filled poppers for this gender reveal (make sure that everyone is standing back when they pop them!).

What Can You Put in the Middle of Cupcakes?

If you’re looking to add something extra to your cupcakes, there are plenty of options! Here are some ideas of what you can put in the middle of cupcakes:

-Fruit: Fresh or canned fruit makes a great filling for cupcakes. Add a spoonful of pie filling, diced fresh strawberries, or even a tiny scoop of apple sauce. 

-Jams and Preserves: Jams or preserves are another great options for filling cupcakes. Apricot jam pairs well with almond-flavored cupcakes, while raspberry jam would be delicious with chocolate cupcakes. Consider using your favorite flavor, or get creative and mix things up. 

-Cream Cheese: Cupcakes filled with cream cheese frosting are always popular. You can use store-bought frosting or whip up your homemade version. If you want to get fancy, try swirling some jelly or preserves into the cream cheese before piping it into the cupcake liners. 

-Chocolate Ganache: For a truly indulgent treat, fill cupcakes with chocolate ganache. This rich and creamy filling is made by heating heavy cream and pouring it over chopped chocolate. Once it’s cooled and thickened slightly, it’s ready to use as a filling for cupcakes (or anything else!).

How Do You Make Decorative Cupcakes?

When it comes to decorating cupcakes, the sky is the limit! There are endless possibilities regarding frosting flavors, toppings, and overall design. Whether you’re looking to make simple yet elegant cupcakes or over-the-top showstoppers, we’ve got you covered with our step-by-step guide on decorating cupcakes like a pro. 

To start, you’ll need to have a batch of cooled cupcakes ready to be decorated. Once your cupcakes are baked and cooled, it’s time to move on to the fun part – the decoration! If you’re starting from scratch, check out our delicious recipes for vanilla cupcakes, chocolate cupcakes, or red velvet cupcakes. 

Choosing the right frosting is one of the essential elements of decorating cupcakes. American buttercream frosting is a classic choice that pairs well with just about any flavor of cake or topping. If you want something a little lighter, try Swiss meringue buttercream or cream cheese frosting instead. 

Once you’ve decided on your frosting, it’s time to start piping! For perfectly smooth and evenly piped frosting swirls on top of your cupcakes, use a large star tip such as Ateco 844. For tall pipe swirls like the ones shown above, hold your piping bag vertically with the star tip pointing downwards and apply even pressure as you pipe in a circular motion from the outside in. 

If perfect swirls aren’t your thing (no judgment here!), there are plenty of other ways to top your cupcakes with frosting. A classic flat top look can be achieved by simply spreading on a layer of frosting with an offset spatula or knife. Release the pressure at the end and pull slightly to create a nice pointy peak. 

For something more playful, try using two different colors of frosting side by side in either a striped pattern or swirled together for a marbled effect – so pretty! Another fun technique is “pipe & drag,” which involves piping lines of icing onto your cupcake and then lightly dragging a toothpick through them for a feathered look (shown above). And last but not least – don’t forget about those sprinkles! 

So there you have it – everything you need to know about how to decorate beautiful and delicious cupcakes! They may be small, but they pack a big decorative punch when used as Cupcake Toppers. Just remember to have fun with it and experiment until you find what works best for you.

How To Make Gender Reveal Cupcakes


Assuming you would like a summary of the blog post and not the recipe: The author offers a step-by-step guide for baking cupcakes that reveal the gender of a baby. They advise using either blue or pink food coloring in the frosting, depending on what you want the outcome to be. 

The cake batter can be any flavor, but they suggest using a white or yellow cake mix to make the color contrast more visible. Once baked and cooled, each cupcake should be frosted with either blue or pink icing. Finally, they recommend adding Sprinkles or other decorations traditionally associated with either boys or girls (e.g., bows for girls, mustaches for boys).

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