Shopkins Cupcake Queen Cake

Shopkins Cupcake Queen Cake

A super fun and delicious Shopkins cake with candy and fondant decorations!

Yields 1 cake

Things you'll need

  • 3 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 large apples (peeled, cored and shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Yellow & blue buttercream frosting in decorating bags
  • Brown buttercream frosting in decorating bag fitted with #2 tip
  • Oblong fruit flavored candies (Mike and Ikes)
  • Multi-colored mini gum balls


  • Large mixing bowl 
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Jumbo cupcake cake pan
  • Baking spray
  • Cake turntable
  • Offset spatula
  • Fondant rolling pin
  • Small round cutters 
  • Knife
  • Lollipop stick

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Whisk flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt until well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract until smooth.
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients and then fold in shredded apple.
  5. Pour the batter into a pan and bake for 65 to 75 minutes. Once baked, cool the cake for 10 minutes in the pan before placing it on a rack to cool completely.
  6. Spread yellow buttercream frosting on the base cake and then smooth (PICTURE at 9:22). Place the cupcake top on the base and then cover in blue frosting.
  7. Pipe a wave of blue frosting along the seam where the two cakes join (PICTURE at 9:48)

Time to decorate!

  1. Cut out black, white and blue fondant circles for the eyes (PICTURE at 5:10).
  2. Use a paint brush and water to assemble the eyes and then apply them to the cake (PICTURE at 4:57).
  3. Use fondant to mold decorations and then apply them to the cake (PICTURE at 7:01).
  4. TaDa! You've created a beautiful Shopkins Cupcake Queen Cake that you can share with friends!
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