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Olympic Ring Cupcakes

Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympic Games by hosting a viewing party! Bake and create this spirited Olympic Ring arrangement with red, yellow, green, blue, and black iced cupcakes. Use this sweet, themed display as the centerpiece of your party!

Shop at Dollar Tree – Here's What You'll Need:

  • 50 Cupcake Liners
  • 3 Boxes of Cake Mix
  • 6 Sticks Softened Butter
  • 12 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • ¾ Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract
  • 6 Tablespoons Milk
  • Food Coloring
  • 5 Bowls
  • Knife or Piping Bag
  • Spoon

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Bake the cupcakes according to package directions. Allow them to cool fully before icing.
  2. Beat the butter on medium until light and creamy.
  3. Slowly add in the powdered sugar one cup at a time.
  4. Add salt and vanilla.
  5. Add milk one tablespoon at a time until a smooth texture is achieved.
  6. Divide the homemade frosting into five separate bowls (Note: If you're short on time, consider purchasing vanilla frosting at your local Dollar Tree).
  7. Add five or so drops of individual food coloring to each bowl of icing. Stir with a spoon and add more drops until your desired color is achieved.
  8. Ice cupcakes with a knife (10 of each color) or pipe them with a piping bag and tip.
  9. Arrange each color of 10 cupcakes in a ring, building off one another as pictured! Leave the cupcake rings on your table for your guests to grab and enjoy!