44 Patriotic Fourth of July Cupcakes

Patriotic Fourth of July Cupcake Ideas

Having a picnic or party to celebrate Independence Day? Here are 44 delightful 4th of July Cupcakes to give you some ideas that we hope will help you WOW your guests.

We’ve found some of the best, brightest, most interesting 4th of July cupcake ideas and are pleased to present them to you.

Fourth of July Firecracker Cupcakes

Fourth of July Firecracker Cupcakes

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These clever cupcakes look like they’ve got a live firecracker plopped on top, but they don’t. That clever creation is made from marshmallows, red chocolate coating, and black licorice.


Fourth of July Bunting & Rosettes Cupcakes

Fourth of July Bunting & Rosettes Cupcakes

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These bunting and rosette inspired Red, White & Blue Cupcakes are quite delightful! To achieve this look, you’ll need a 3-Color Coupler piping bag, like this one.


Red, White and Blueberry Cupcakes

Red, White and Blueberry Cupcakes

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Simple, fresh, and delicious. All you need are some white cupcakes, cream cheese icing, and red & blue fruits including strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries.


Star Spangled Cupcakes

Get the recipe at Cooking Mamas

Vanilla swirl cupcakes with red, white and blue frosting, topped with sprinkles and a star.


Patriotic Stars Sugar Cookie Cupcakes

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These spectacular Independence Day themed cupcakes are topped with colorful cookie treats, giving you two desserts in one. The cupcakes are baked in Wilton Blue Celebration ColorCups for an additional festive flourish.


Red, White and Blue Roses

Red White and Blue Roses Cupcakes

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To achieve this look you’ll need to fill from the tip to the end of the piping back with red & blue icing on the outsides and then white in the middle.

As a handy trick when trying to mix colors in one piping back without getting them all swirled up, lay the frosting out in lines on a piece of Saran wrap, roll it up into a log and slide it into the piping bag.


From Sea to Shining Sea Patriotic Cupcakes

By the Seaside Patriotic Cupcakes

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Patriotic cupcakes with a naval flare, these are perfect for a beach-side Fourth of July BBQ. All you need are some cute anchor icing decorations to top off these easy cupcakes.


American Flag Cupcakes

American Flag Cupcakes

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The Stars & Stripes come alive as delicious little cupcakes. As an added bonus, these matching floral cupcakes keep the same color scheme.


Ruffled Red, White and Blue Cupcakes

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You’re going to need Wilton Tip 100 to achieve this look. If you don’t have one, you can pick it up as part of a Set of 4 Wilton tips right here!


Old Glory Cupcakes

Old Glory Cupcakes

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Sparkling star cookies set in a set of Wilton’s cute Old Glory Baking Cups are a great way to get the fireworks started.


4th of July BBQ Cupcakes

4th of July BBQ Cupcakes

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What is more American than a 4th of July BBQ? Celebrate that time of the year with these delightful BBQ inspired desserts.


1 comment

  1. Jane V says:

    These all look so pretty and delicious. Nothing says celebrate like cupcakes!

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