I needed to make cupcakes for a baby shower and the mother-to-be knew that she was having a boy and had already picked out the name, Marcus. One of her favorite flavors is chocolate, and so I promised her a batch of tasty coffee infused chocolate cupcakes!
One of her favorite colors is teal and she chose a really beautiful teal as the color for her baby boy inspired baby shower. I had no idea what I would do to decorate the cupcakes except I knew that teal would be a part of the plan. At some point, I pictured a big, bold teal flower on top of each cupcake and thought this would bring a smile to the mom-to-be’s face, so I went with it. Using a Wilton tip, and some yummy buttercream icing dyed with blue and a hint of green, I piped on the flower starting from the center and working outwards. Finally, because she had chosen the name Marcus, I decided to add a brown M&M to the center of each cupcake (see picture below for the final product!) Here’s the recipe for the cupcakes: