Peek-a-Boo Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
January 30, 2016

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I love to bake and one of my favorite things to bake is the cupcake! Whether it’s chocolate, strawberry, vanilla or lemon, I love decorating and eating cupcakes! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to create a festive cupcake. Let me introduce you to the Peek-a-Boo Valentine’s Day Cupcake.

I love the Peek-a-Boo Valentine’s Day Cupcake because it looks like the little monster is peeking his eyes up over the cupcake wrapper. It’s fun and easy to make. Plus, your kids will have a blast helping out!

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What You Need:

  • Valentine’s Day themed baking cups
  • Cupcakes
  • Wilton decoratingΒ icingΒ (or any white or vanilla frosting that can be colored)
  • Wilton food coloring in Rose
  • Candy eyes
  • Valentine’s Day picks with hearts (or other picks you like)
  • Wilton Tip #4B
  • Reusable Decorating Bags


1 – Before decorating, make sure your cupcakes are cool.

2 – Add in Rose Food Coloring using a butter knife or toothpick until you get the desired pink frosting you want. Wash the knife or use a new toothpick each time you dip in the food coloring.

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3 – Place coupler and Tip #4B in the decorating bag.

4 – Fill decorating bag with pink icing.

5 – Start squeezing icing at the base of the cupcake and pull in an upward motion. This will make the hair for your Valentine’s Day monster cupcake.

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6 – Once the cupcake is filled with icing, add the candy eyes and the Valentine’s Day picks.

The Peek-a-Boo Valentine’s Day Cupcakes are a lot of fun to make and eat! Plus, your kids will want to get in on the decorating action! Enjoy your cupcakes! Happy Valentine’s Day!

For more great Valentine’s Day related content, be sure to check out these awesome posts written by my fellow Chosen Chix bloggers:


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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

4 Responses to “Peek-a-Boo Valentine’s Day Cupcakes”

  1. Richard Hicks says:

    These cupcakes are so cute. Would be good to take to work and share too

  2. Elle says:

    These are so cute! Love that you made them. Must try with my kids.

  3. triciad says:

    These look delicious

  4. Staci says:

    If I had the patience, I’d make these for the class party. But after the two snow days, which extended our weekend to a four day weekend, I’ve got no patience.

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