Cupcake Decoration Station

One of my great joys in life is planning and hosting parties in my home. I don’t even need a good reason. I mean, fun is reason enough, right?


HoweverI had a very good reason this month. I turned 33 and wanted to celebrate with some good friends. I thought a DIY food bar would be a fun addition. It’s a creative, interactive way to get your guests involved. In the past I’d done roll-your-own sushi, make your own pizza, and an ice cream sundae bar. This time I wanted to do something a little different. So I poked around online and found ideas for a cupcake decoration station.

It was great!


That morning I got busy baking about four dozen chocolate and vanilla cupcakes. I put some aside without frosting them (in case people were into that), and frosted the rest – half the chocolate and vanilla with cream cheese icing and the other half with chocolate.


I put out my favorite toppings: crushed heath bar, oreo cookie crumbles, coconut, chocolate sprinkles, and midnight sparkle icing. And I made up pink, blue, and green icing bags for guests to pipe onto their creations. Here’s the [couldn't-be-simpler] recipe for that.

Good times!


Lots of delicious fun was had :).


Want a few more ideas for fun food bars?

Snow cone station from Martha Stewart Wedings. Perfect for a summer parties.


Truffle bar! Simpler than it sounds. Head over to Style at Home and find out how.


Banana pops, found on Bakers Royale. Look how tasty, and such simple prep!


Breakfast cereal bar. Great for brunch get togethers! Check it out on Marta Writes.


And the classic ice cream sundae bar :). Can't go wrong. Check it out on Cupcake Dreams!

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