Make Unicorn Cupcakes or Birthday Cupcakes in just 20 Minutes

We can also consider unicorn cupcakes as birthday cupcakes because these are so much decorated as like birthday cakes. In this article, we complete discuss unicorn cupcake recipe and topping or decoration.

Is Unicorn Cupcakes are Birthday Cupcake?

If you are thinking about the birthday cake for someone, then unicorn cupcake is one of the best style of cake which you want to make on the special day of your favorite person. In below, we discuss the recipe and ingredients for preparation of a cupcake for birthday.

Ingredients :

 These are unicorn cupcakes ingredients;

For Cupcakes:

  • One and half cup of flour.
  • One and half cup of granulated sugar.
  • ¾  teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  • One and half teaspoon of baking soda.
  • ¾  teaspoon of baking powder.
  • ¾  teaspoon of salt.
  • Three eggs.
  • Two teaspoons of red food color.
  • Two tablespoon vanilla extracts.
  • Half cup pure milk.

For Butter Cream :

  • Three sticks unsalted butter.
  • One and half Lb sugar.
  • Sixteen oz cream cheese.
  • One teaspoon vanilla extracts.
  • One pinch salt.

For Decoration:

  • Pink sanding sugar
  • Sprinkles
  • Pastel color
  • 10 mini marshmallow.

These all are used for garnishing.

Instruction for Baking Unicorn cupcakes:

In below, I will teach you how you can bake unicorn cupcakes at home;

For Cupcake:

  • Preheat your baking oven to 360 degrees F. Place cupcake paper in pan.
  • In a large bowl place all dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt) all together.
  • Cut butter into small pieces and add, mix it completely with dry substance.
  • In another bowl mix other substance like eggs, buttermilk, vanilla extracts and food color.
  • Slowly add wet substance to dry substance and mixed it slowly and mixed them until every thing combine.
  • Distribute the batter into cupcake paper.
  • Bake at 350 to 360 degree F, 15 to 20 minutes.

For Butter Cream Frosting:

  • Take a bowl and put melted butter in it.
  • Add cream cheese into the melted butter.
  • Add vanilla extracts and salt in the batter.
  • Put cup of sugar at a time and mixed them until everything completely combined 
  • Transfer cream cheese to a pipping bag and put it on the cupcakes.


After baking cupcake and preparing butter cream we put butter cream on cupcake, but we do it when the temperature of cupcake is equal to room temperature then we put some sprinkles, pink sand and marshmallow on it and our unicorn cupcakes are ready for serving.


This nutrition substance we get from one serving of unicorn cupcakes;

Calories375 KCL
Carbohydrates25 g
Proteins3 g
Fats15 g
Saturated Fats10 g
Chlostrols44 mg
sodium257 mg
potassium121 mg
fiber1 g
sugar27 g
vitamin A600 IU
Calcium32 mg
Iron1.7 mg