Pot of Gold Cupcakes

Make these pot of gold cupcakes for your whole crew this St. Patrick’s Day!  They’ll love the rich, dark chocolate cake with the rainbow striped frosting, and the gold coin on top is such a fun touch!
Pot of Gold Cupcakes


  1. Gel paste food coloring in Red, Lemon Yellow, Kelley Green, Royal Blue, Violet, and Rose Pink
  2. 1 batch Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  3. 1 batch Simply Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes
  4. 30 chocolate coins


  • Using a thin (clean) artist brush, paint stripes of food coloring along the inside of a large pastry bag fitted with a 1M tip.
  • Fill the bag with Swiss buttercream and pipe the frosting on the cooled cupcakes.