A Lucky Horseshoe St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake | Kid Friendly Things To Do

A Lucky Horseshoe St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day – A Lucky Horseshoe St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake made out of m&ms. It’s so easy to make. You’ll be done in time and celebrating at your party with the kids.

lucky horseshoe St. Patrick's day cupcake

Lucky Horseshoe St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake

Are you looking for St. Patrick’s Day party treats? You might be interested in my other posts, like a Pot of Gold Cupcake, Shamrock Shakes, or Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats.

Lucky Horseshoe Cupcake

What are some good St. Patrick’s Day cupcake ideas?

Make-Ahead and Storage:

You can make these lucky cupcakes ahead of time. Just store them in an airtight container at room temperature. They should stay fresh for up to 3 days before your celebration or event.

Are you ready to make these easy-to-make cupcakes? Let’s make sure that you have everything you’ll need…

Supplies Needed: 

  • cupcakes baked and cooled
  • frosting for cupcakes – I used Funfetti Green
  • star or grass tip for frosting in a piping bag
  • S’mores square marshmallows
  • Scissors – kitchen scissors
  • Green M&Ms – you can use regular-sized or mini
  • Frosting – I used green frosting, but white or vanilla frosting would work too

Extra Equipment Needed:

  • mixing bowl to make cupcakes
  • knife or a toothpick to place frosting on the M&M candies for gluing

How do you make Lucky Horshoe St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes?

(detailed instructions are in the printable recipe card, below)

  • frost cupcakes with green frosting using a grass or star tip to represent grass
  • cut a U out of a square marshmallow
  • make V cuts into the top of the marshmallow U to define it as a horseshoe
  • place the marshmallow on top of the frosted cupcake
  • use a toothpick or small knife to add frosting to the bottom of 7 m&ms and place them around the marshmallow in a U formation
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A Lucky Horseshoe St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Easy to make Lucky Horseshoe St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes

  • Author: Melissa

Ingredients

  • cupcakes baked and cooled
  • frosting for cupcakes – I used Funfetti Green
  • star or grass tip for frosting in a piping bag
  • S’mores square marshmallows
  • Scissors – (kitchen scissors)
  • Green M&Ms – you can use regular-sized or mini
  • Frosting – I used green frosting, but white or vanilla frosting would work too

Extra Equipment Needed:

  • mixing bowl to make cupcakes
  • knife or a toothpick to place frosting on the M&M candies for gluing

Instructions

  • frost cupcakes with green frosting using a grass or star tip to represent grass

Making A Horseshoe Cupcake Topper

  • cut a U out of a square marshmallow
  • make V cuts into the top of the marshmallow U to define it as a horseshoe
  • place the marshmallow on top of the frosted cupcake
  • use a toothpick or small knife to add frosting to the bottom of 7 m&ms and place them around the marshmallow in a U formation

 

Design by Melissa Haines

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com 

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