These Mayflower cupcakes are so easy to put together, you can use store-bought cupcakes and just make the cupcake toppers. Personalize these cupcake toppers by adding names to the flag — perfect for a Thanksgiving kid’s table. I originally created these cupcakes for Reader’s Digest. If you like these cupcakes, be sure to check out all of my Thanksgiving food ideas.
how to make Mayflower cupcakes
you will need:
White cardstock or photo paper
Lollipop sticks (4 inch and 6 inch)
What to do: Prepare cupcakes as desired, or purchase store-bought. To frost as shown, use a disposable decorating bag with a star tip to pipe frosting on cupcakes and add leaf confetti sprinkles (all of these supplies are found at the craft store.)
Cut rectangles in assorted sizes from the white cardstock to make sails. Punch two holes in the rectangle, one centered at the top and one at the bottom. Insert a lollipop stick through both holes Cut a diamond shape from the colored paper, fold at the center and glue around the top of the lollipop stick. Insert into cupcakes.
Tip: Use the 6 inch lollipop sticks to hold two rectangles, use the 4 inch lollipop sticks for one rectangle sail.