Uncle Sam Cupcake

Uncle Sam Cupcake

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Wilton
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Additional Information



  • Wilton® foodcrafting supplies:
    Uncle Sam Cupcake Decorating Kit
    Standard muffin pan
    10"x16" cooling grid
    White ready-to-use decorator icing — 4-1/2 lb. Tub
    Icing Colors: Copper (for skin tone shown) & Black
    12" disposable decorating bags
    Cake decorating tips: 5, 4, 18, 14
    9" angled spatula
  • Favorite cake recipe or mix
  • Cornstarch


1. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake in baking cups from kit and allow to cool completely.
2. Tint decorator icing copper and a small amount black; reserve some white. Use spatula and copper icing to ice top of cupcakes smooth.
3. Position candy eyeballs from kit. For nose, use tip 5, a cut decorating bag and copper icing to pipe dot. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. For mouth, use tip 4, a cut decorating bag and black icing to pipe line. For hair and beard, use tip 18, a cut decorating bag and white icing to pipe pull-out stars. For mustache, use tip 14, a cut decorating bag and white icing to pipe pull-out stars. Insert hat pick from kit.