How to Make Fruit & Edible Flower Topped Cupcakes

Apr 1, 2022
Honky Tonk Kitchen

Welcome to The Poker Club at West Houston's guide on how to make the prettiest fruit and edible flower topped cupcakes. If you're looking to impress your guests at your next poker game, these stunning and delicious treats are just what you need. With our comprehensive step-by-step instructions, you'll be baking like a pro in no time!

Gather Your Ingredients

Before you start baking, make sure you have all the necessary ingredients. For the cupcake batter, you'll need:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the fruit and edible flower toppings, you can choose from a variety of options, such as:

  • Fresh berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • Sliced kiwi
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Edible flowers (violets, pansies, marigolds)

Prepare the Cupcake Batter

To begin, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tray with paper liners. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Then, stir in the vanilla extract.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk. Make sure to begin and end with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.

Divide the batter evenly among the prepared cupcake liners, filling each one about two-thirds full. This will ensure that your cupcakes bake evenly and have a nice dome shape.

Bake and Cool

Place the cupcake tray in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean. Once baked, remove the cupcakes from the oven and let them cool in the tray for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Decorate with Fruit and Edible Flowers

Now comes the fun part - decorating your cupcakes with colorful fruits and edible flowers! Once the cupcakes are completely cooled, you can start creating your artistic designs.

First, wash and dry the fruits and edible flowers you've chosen for toppings. Slice the larger fruits, such as strawberries and kiwi, into thin, uniform pieces. You can also leave some berries whole for variety.

Take a cupcake and gently press a fruit slice or flower into the frosting. You can create decorative patterns, alternate between different fruits, or place a single fruit/flower in the center. Let your creativity shine!

If you want to add an extra touch, you can brush the fruit slices with a thin layer of warmed apricot jam for a glossy finish. This will not only enhance the appearance of the cupcakes but also help preserve the fruits.

Serving and Storing

Once your fruit and edible flower topped cupcakes are beautifully decorated, they are ready to be served and enjoyed. Place them on a cake stand or serving platter to showcase your impressive creations.

If you have leftovers, store the cupcakes in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. However, it's best to consume them as soon as possible to ensure the fruit stays fresh and the cupcakes remain moist.


Congratulations! You've successfully learned how to make the prettiest fruit and edible flower topped cupcakes. These delightful treats are not only visually stunning but also incredibly tasty, making them the perfect addition to any poker game or special occasion. Remember to have fun with the decoration process and experiment with different combinations of fruits and edible flowers. Impress your guests with your baking skills and enjoy the compliments that come your way!

For more exciting tips, tricks, and delicious recipes, keep visiting The Poker Club at West Houston's blog. We are your go-to destination for all things poker and culinary delights!

Steve Rubio
I'm going to surprise my friends with these delightful cupcakes!
Nov 7, 2023
Jordyn Ostlund
I'm always looking for unique dessert ideas, and this fits the bill perfectly.
Nov 4, 2023
Miriam Pereira
The edible flowers make these cupcakes look so special.
Nov 4, 2023
I'm definitely adding these cupcakes to the top of my must-try list!
Nov 3, 2023
Magen Gamble
Yummy cupcakes for game night! 🧁🌸
Oct 5, 2023
Lydia Piho
I appreciate the detailed instructions. Can't wait to uplift my baking game!
Oct 4, 2023
Dawn Mortensen
I love the idea of having floral elements in a dessert - so unusual!
Sep 28, 2023
Martin Halim
I'm already imagining the joy of presenting these cupcakes at a party.
Sep 27, 2023
A delightful treat for the eyes and the palate.
Sep 25, 2023
Joel Gabrelow
I'd love to surprise my friends with these exquisite cupcakes.
Sep 16, 2023
Jim Hogan
The perfect fusion of culinary art and nature's beauty.
Sep 11, 2023
John Simich
What a delightful way to elevate standard cupcakes!
Sep 8, 2023
Richard Fearon
Impressive and mouthwatering at the same time.
Aug 19, 2023
David Wahrlich
I'm willing to bet that these cupcakes taste as good as they look.
Jul 30, 2023
Robert Madden
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Jul 11, 2023
Dena White
I can almost smell the delightful aroma of these pretty cupcakes!
Jul 5, 2023
Gaziza Ask
This recipe seems so easy to follow. Can't wait to give it a try.
Jun 7, 2023
Susan Weitzel
So happy I came across this lovely recipe.
Jun 6, 2023
Eric Alarid
These cupcakes radiate elegance and charm!
Jun 4, 2023
Herlinda Ayala
Such a delightful blend of flavors and aesthetics.
May 28, 2023
Aurelio Saraiva
I'm already imagining how these cupcakes would impress at my next event.
May 27, 2023
Saurabh Naik
It's like a garden on a cupcake!
May 25, 2023
Blaine Gardner
Thank you for sharing this fantastic recipe!
May 21, 2023
Charlene Sorensen
I adore the delicate look of these cupcakes.
May 20, 2023
Robert Katula
Never thought decorating cupcakes could be this therapeutic and beautiful!
May 17, 2023
Steve Dwyer
I love how these cupcakes combine elegance and simplicity.
May 16, 2023
Leonard Gude
Who knew cupcakes could be so elegant?
May 14, 2023
Hannah Moorey
Love how you explained each step so clearly and in detail.
May 7, 2023
Ron Magers
This recipe feels like a breath of fresh air in my baking routine.
May 7, 2023
Ian Myers
I'm inspired to get into baking after reading this!
Apr 25, 2023
Brian Logan
The fruit and edible flowers add such a lovely touch to the cupcakes.
Apr 24, 2023
Kristopher Forbes
I'm sure my friends would be impressed if I made these cupcakes.
Apr 23, 2023
David Lewis
This recipe has me excited to try out new baking techniques.
Apr 21, 2023
Jeff Chitester
The charm and elegance of these cupcakes are truly captivating.
Apr 19, 2023
The floral touch brings such a graceful aesthetic to the cupcakes.
Apr 16, 2023
Ferdinand Kjaerulff
I'm impressed with the elegant and artistic design of these cupcakes.
Apr 15, 2023
Omar Al-Jawhar
Just looking at these cupcakes makes me feel happier.
Apr 14, 2023
Dattatreyulu N
I love the feeling of creativity and joy that exudes from this recipe.
Apr 12, 2023
Mark Kaufman
This is making me excited to explore the world of edible flowers in cooking.
Apr 7, 2023
Ahmet Bozer
This recipe feels like a breath of fresh air in my baking routine.
Mar 3, 2023
Jaume Andreu
What a fantastic idea for a fancy dessert!
Feb 18, 2023
It's exciting to see how nature's beauty can enhance the appeal of a dessert.
Feb 4, 2023
Mark Edelsberg
The presentation of these cupcakes is exceptional.
Jan 31, 2023
Edward Steer
I can't wait to embody the joy of baking through this delightful recipe.
Jan 28, 2023
C Christensen
Such a lovely way to celebrate the beauty of nature.
Jan 20, 2023
Alex Gonzalez
I'm bookmarking this recipe for my next baking adventure.
Jan 18, 2023
Jan Milton
I never thought of using edible flowers on cupcakes, such a great idea!
Jan 11, 2023
Jeffrey Albers
Amazing presentation! It's like art on a cupcake.
Dec 31, 2022
Charles Corbett
These cupcakes are definitely Instagram-worthy.
Dec 21, 2022
Andy Prabowo
I love how these cupcakes are both elegant and playful.
Dec 19, 2022
David Carr
The perfect blend of beauty and deliciousness.
Dec 18, 2022
Reece Fox
I've never seen cupcakes look this classy before!
Dec 15, 2022
Rebecca Farinacci
The perfect treat for a garden party!
Dec 6, 2022
Kimberly King
These cupcakes are a beautiful way to bring a touch of nature into desserts.
Dec 2, 2022
Lonnie Barker
I can't wait to experiment with different fruit and flower combinations.
Nov 30, 2022
Dave Cyphers
Simplicity at its finest!
Nov 28, 2022
Claudio Gelfi
These cupcakes would make any occasion feel more special.
Nov 27, 2022
Sundeep Das
Looks like a fun and satisfying baking project.
Nov 26, 2022
Nabila Sharani
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Nov 22, 2022
Jerry Robnett
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Nov 15, 2022
Jesse Dacumos
I never thought cupcakes could look this stunning.
Nov 14, 2022
Akhil Pk
The detail in each cupcake is fantastic.
Nov 6, 2022
John Digiovanni
I'm certainly going to give these cupcakes a go.
Oct 14, 2022
Not Provided
The colors are so vibrant and eye-catching.
Sep 29, 2022
Dominic Lee
This is such a great way to add a touch of elegance to cupcakes.
Sep 19, 2022
Pedro Gonzalez
The vibrancy and freshness of the fruit and flowers are truly inspiring.
Sep 16, 2022
Felipe Santana
I'm eager to bring some magic into my kitchen with these stunning cupcakes.
Sep 13, 2022
Paul Stirling
The decorating process looks so satisfying and rewarding.
Sep 11, 2022
Fred Rapp
So excited to try making these cupcakes for an upcoming celebration!
Sep 9, 2022
Paul Hogan
I never knew cupcakes could be so sophisticated!
Sep 6, 2022
Valeria Caruso
I love the idea of incorporating edible flowers into the cupcakes!
Sep 5, 2022
Gary Lambrecht
I can almost taste the deliciousness just from the picture!
Aug 23, 2022
Tim Bach
Such a unique and classy touch to the cupcakes.
Aug 23, 2022
Jay Lu
The combination of fruit and edible flowers is so elegant.
Aug 18, 2022
Bridgett Byrne
I'm already envisioning the smiles these cupcakes will bring.
Aug 13, 2022
Ganga Bethi
The combination of flavors and colors is so appealing.
Aug 11, 2022
Shenyue Ding
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Aug 8, 2022
Paro Paro
The colors and textures of the toppings are pure artistry.
Jul 29, 2022
Anette van de Loo
These cupcakes look amazing! 🌸🧁
Jul 26, 2022
Mohamed Helal
These cupcakes are the perfect combination of beautiful and delicious.
Jul 23, 2022
Marc Rayner
I'm excited to try out this recipe. Thank you for the detailed instructions.
Jul 22, 2022
Steve Florko
Such a wonderful way to make your dessert table stand out.
Jul 8, 2022
Jan Williamson
I can't wait to try making these for my next party.
Jul 8, 2022
Liam Higgins
I can't wait to bring some joy to my next gathering with these cupcakes.
Jun 30, 2022
Nanette Cruz
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Jun 24, 2022
Keith Johns
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Jun 21, 2022
Vikki Pope
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Jun 7, 2022
Yoav Lurie
Such a creative way to decorate cupcakes!
May 30, 2022
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Definitely going to try this for a special occasion.
May 29, 2022
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Truly a feast for the eyes!
May 18, 2022
David Rowe
I bet these would be a hit at any event!
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Mark Gifford
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May 17, 2022
Shauna Plesmid
Such a lovely way to add a touch of sophistication to dessert time.
May 11, 2022
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I'm thrilled at the prospect of sharing these cupcakes with my loved ones.
Apr 6, 2022