Making a Unicorn cupcake for a unicorn party to celebrate a birthday, baby shower or wedding? Be whisked away with these majestic unicorn cupcake ideas that will be adored by kids and adults, girls and boys alike!

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Learn how to make unicorn cupcakes with recipes, decorations, designs, and instructional tutorials for colorfully fun unicorn cupcakes for girls and boys that are otherworldly.

Easy Unicorn Cupcakes

All you need for decorations on store-bought cupcakes are frosting, lollipop, pink sprinkles, and mini marshmallows. (via Living Life as Moms)

Marshmallow Topper

The marshmallows provide a nice canvas for unicorn eyelashes and to stick in the horn and ears. (via Wilton)

Fondant Unicorn Topper

Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create a fun topper for your cupcakes. (via Party Delights)

Cupcake Candy Cups [Gluten-free]

Get two sweets in one with this cupcake with traditional rainbow color frosting acting as a “lid” to the container of candies. (via Taste Australia)

Unicorn Cupcakes With Surprise Inside

Hide sprinkles inside this cupcake with swirled color frosting. How fun is that? (via Crazy for Crust)

  • Recipe type: Vanilla cupcake with swirled frosting
  • Time to make: 30 minutes prep, 20 minutes make, 50 minutes total
  • Skill level: Intermediate

Fancy Pink Unicorn Cupcake [Vegan]

The color scheme of this funfetti unicorn cupcake with caramel buttercream is for the sophisticated female. (via The Little Blog of Vegan)

Galaxy Cupcakes

Purple is the main color of this cupcake, but cut it open and you’ll see that it’s swirled with different colors of icing like blue, pink, and a hint of orange. The silver star sprinkles also fit the theme well. (via Sweet and Savory Meals)

  • Recipe type: Vanilla cupcakes
  • Time to make: 39 minutes prep, 20 minutes make, 50 minutes total
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

Different Cupcake Piping Tips

Here’s a cupcake that showcases different piping tips, from a ribbon to rosettes and swirls. Gold sprinkles add elegance too. If you feel intimidated, don’t worry. The post goes over the decorations with a detailed step-by-step tutorial. (via Beyond Frosting)

  • Recipe type: Vanilla cupcakes with sour cream
  • Time to make: 10 minutes prep, 15 minutes make, 25 minutes total
  • Skill level: Intermediate

Pink, Teal, Purple Cupcakes

This cupcake sports a fancy buttercream frosting and camouflage-style batter with a french vanilla cake mix. (via Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons)

  • Recipe type: French Vanilla cake mix
  • Time to make: 20 minutes prep, 20 minutes make, 40 minutes total
  • Skill level: Intermediate

Pink, Purple, Green Cupcakes

And coincidentally, this multi-colored buttercream decorated cupcake also used a french vanilla cake mix. Of course, you can use whichever flavor fits your fancy. (via Whisky N Sunshine)

Pastel

If you’re looking for something with lighter tones, go for this cupcake. (via My Kids Lick the Bowl)

Pull Apart Cake

Make a cupcake cake with this design, which is basically a horse with a rainbow mane and tail. (via Press Print Party)

For the exact cupcake cake layout of how to set up the unicorn shape, you can follow this template at Celebrate Life Simply.

Giant Unicorn Cupcake

Make a statement by creating this massive smash cake with giant buttercream flowers and silver horn and ears. (via The Lovely Baker)

Ice Cream Cone

Instead of using paper or foil liners for your cupcake, you can opt for something edible like an ice cream cone. (via My Heavenly Recipes)

  • Recipe type: Funfetti cake mix
  • Time to make: 15 minutes prep, 15 minutes make, 30 minutes total
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

Unicorn Cookie Cupcakes

These cookie cups are like crunchy cupcakes, which are made using a mini cupcake pan. (via Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons)

  • Recipe type: Sugar cookie cup with frosting and sprinkles
  • Time to make: 15 minutes prep, 8 minutes make, 23 minutes total
  • Skill level: Intermediate

Halloween Unicorn Cupcakes

Make these scary cute unicorn cupcakes for Halloween in either zombie or devil form. The base chosen for these was red velvet. (via Family Spice)

Christmas Unicorn Cupcakes

Another adorable rendition of the unicorn is this one, in reindeer form. (via Mama Loves to Eat)

  • Recipe type: Chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frosting
  • Time to make: 20 minutes prep, 20 minutes make
  • Skill level: Intermediate

Cupcake Tower Stand

And if you need a beautiful holder to display all your deliciously adorable unicorn cupcakes, then check this video out on how to make your own. (via Special Creations by Nelly)

Whether you’re looking for easy DIY unicorn cupcakes or more advanced unicorn cupcake ideas, these colorful unicorn cupcake decorations are sure to add wow to your party.

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