Cotton Candy Cupcakes Worthy Of A Fairytale!

Milena Kukurekovic

Who enjoyed the magic cloud, sugar wool, when we were little? That irresistible cloud, an enchanting scent in which the aromas of pure sugar with the addition of vanilla intertwine, takes us all back to childhood. There is also a fragrant note of musk, which gives that sweetness a dose of luxury. They are specially formulated to suit the production of candles, the output of all cosmetics, and diffusers. It is unavoidable at all fairs and amusement parks! We all remember that sweet, airy, and soft feeling in our mouth that disappears! These delicious and fantastic recipes will make you remember the ancient vassals, trips to the lake with family and friends, and endless carousel rides. Bring nostalgia into the kitchen and awaken your summer senses!

Calling all cotton candy lovers because I'm about to share the cutest party idea ever! There's not a better summer treat than cotton candy, so when you combine those with cupcakes, you get one big (or, in this case, little) bite of AWESOME. These Cotton Candy Cupcakes are super fun, extraordinarily delicious and adorable, and full of classic cotton candy flavor! They're perfect for celebrations that kids (and your inner kid) will love!

From this enchanting colored sugar, you can make a variety of sugar tricks: 

  • Cotton Candy Cloud Cookies
  • Cotton Candy Pinwheel Cookies
  • Flavored Cotton Candy Sugar
  • Cotton Candy Milkshake
  • Colorful Cotton Candy Apples
  • Cotton Candy Poke Cake
  • Cotton Candy Sugar Cookies
  • Cotton Candy Fudge
  • Maxed-Out Cotton Candy Cupcakes

Yields approximately 2 dozen mini cupcakes.

Cotton Candy Cupcakes Recipe

These colorful sugar pranks are ideal for children's birthdays and parties! But, if you really want to delight children, just prepare these beautiful colorful treats for them!



  • 2 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 2/3 cups pink vanilla cotton candy sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) softened unsalted butter, cut into 1/2 sticks
  • 4 large egg whites, plus 1 whole egg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla


  • 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cotton candy flavoring
  • food coloring
  • 1 tablespoon whipping cream


Step 1: As always, preheat your oven to 350ºF so it can get all warm and cozy while you combine the dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk them together.
Step 2: Using a mixer on low speed, start adding the softened butter, one-half stick at a time, allowing the butter to mix well before adding the next.
Step 3: Next, add one egg white at a time, followed by the whole egg. You want to make sure that your eggs are completely blended in so you don't get a chunky cupcake batter.
Step 4:  Whisk the milk and vanilla extract together in a separate small bowl. Then, add it to the batter bowl in small portions, allowing the mixer to combine the liquid entirely before continuing. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula and continue to beat for an additional minute or two until the batter is fluffy.
Step 5:  If you wish to serve your cupcakes in a tiny teacup, you may choose not to use liners when baking. If you opt for this method, spray your mini muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray - unless your pan is silicon or already nonstick-coated.
Step 6: Your other option is to bake with cupcake liners and remove them after cooling. Fill your mini cupcake molds until they are ⅔ of the way complete. Bake for approximately 15 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean, to not overbake. Set aside to cool. Whisk the sugar and softened butter on low speed in a standing mixer. Once it becomes well blended, increase the speed to medium until the mixture becomes fluffy. Add vanilla, cotton candy flavoring, food coloring, and cream, and beat on medium until well incorporated – about 1 to 2 minutes. Garnish with pre-made cotton candy for a fun treasure troll effect!

I doubt these cupcakes will grant you wishes if you rub their bellies. The cotton candy will MELT after being in the open air for a prolonged time, especially in warm/moist conditions (how do you feel about the word moist? I know many people who hate that word.... MOIST). Serve your teacup cupcakes on a Smartyware Coral Square Plastic Dinner Plates.

You can use the most popular colors, such as pink and blue food coloring, to look like fluffy clouds for these cotton candy balls and colorful carousels with soft, chewy sugar cookies.

Enjoy these soft and fluffy sweets, vanilla cookies topped with a sweet buttercream icing and cotton candy flavor, and a filled mini cotton candy lollipop stick!

You can make your own particular Candy Cloud spot if you like sweet. Candy Cloud takes you to a place full of colorful chairs and tables and candy! Not only is the ambiance, but all the sweets are unusual and colorful. Make your own little fairy tale! Make cotton candy-flavored sugar in different colors, most often pink and blue, and stick it on a wooden stick or a colored plastic stick! Serve them in glass or plastic cups, cheerful colors in one, so it looks like some little colorful cloud on your table!

Along with apples topped with various sugar colors on a stick and colorful cookies, your children's party will be the year's event among moms and kids! So make the best party for your child with all these sugar antics.

Here's another idea inspired by Cotton Candy Cupcakes, make these delicious cookies with cotton candy hair and make your body out of an ice cream cone and draw mouths and eyes inspired by Trolls! Make a Troll Cotton Candy Cupcakes party for your child's birthday! Let each child choose their favorite character! It will be a full Podolak and definitely a birthday of the year! Worth a try!


Complimentary Smarty Products: 

Grape Purple Square Plastic Plates Dinnerware Value Set 7" White Wave Plastic Appetizer/Salad Plates 2 oz. White Square Plastic Mini Coffee Tea Cups Black Plastic Disposable Spoons

Party on, Smarties! With love Smarty had a Party!

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