Summer Tie Dye Baking & Craft Box

Thank you for purchasing our limited edition Summer Tie Dye Baking & Craft Box! As with all of our products it is top 8 allergen free, gluten free and vegan.

Below you’ll find the detailed step-by-step instructions for how to make both the cupcakes and crafts that we included supplies for in the box. Be sure to checkout the videos as well on our youtube channel.

Have fun baking and crafting! Tag us on social media with your tie dye cupcakes and crafts at #SafeandSweetSummer

Cupcakes Instructions:

Items Included:

  • Cake & Frosting Mix
  • Fiesta Sprinkles
  • Piping Bags & Cutting Template
  • Piping Tips
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Food Coloring

Additional Items Required:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar (or vinegar)
  • Rice Milk (or safe milk of your choice)
  • Canola oil (or safe oil of your choice)
  • Shortening or Softened Butter (of your choice) or a combo of the two
  • Electric Hand or Stand Mixer
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Bowls to Divide Food Coloring
  • Spoons
  • Spatula
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Measuring Teaspoon
  • Liquid Measuring Cup
  • Muffin Tin
  • Wire Rack

Follow instructions on back of cake mix until you reach the pouring into cupcake liner step.

Divide batter into 6 bowls evenly. (If you don’t want to make purple then divide into 5 bowls).

Open food coloring and place about 3-4 drops into each bowl and stir until completely mixed.  Add more food coloring to achieve the color of your choice.  

If you want to make purple, combine a few drops of red and blue. Be sure to save unused food coloring for the craft projects below.

Once colors desired are achieved, spoon batter into muffin tin lined with included cupcake liners, alternating different colors and patterns.  Do not stir the colors together.

Bake cupcakes as directed on back of cake mix — until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Remove pan from oven and allow to cool at least 10 minutes on wire rack. Then remove cupcakes from pan and placing directly on wire rack.

Let cupcakes cool completely before frosting.

See the VIDEO HERE for how to make these cupcakes.

Frosting Instructions:

Follow instructions on back of frosting mix to make frosting. You may color with food coloring if you’d like!

To create this look, use piping tip C808 and cut the piping bag using the cutting template and cut at line C.

Fill piping bag with frosting.

Hold the bag perpendicular to the cupcake. Start at the outer edge of the cupcake and pipe a circle around the outer edge. As you complete a full circle, move the piping bag slightly inward to create the next circle rotation.

Continue piping, moving inward for three full rotations,plus a small one on top. Release the pressure and pull the bag away.

Top with sprinkles!

These tie dye cupcakes are so much fun to make and eat! Enjoy!

See the VIDEO HERE for how to make these cupcakes.

Craft instructions:

Supplies Included:

  • Coffee Filters
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Paint Palette Tray
  • Spoons
  • Yellow Ribbon
  • Food Coloring

Additional Supplies Required:

  • Water
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Cookie Tray
  • Wax or Parchment Paper

Flowers:

Flatten out coffee filters. Take one coffee filter. Fold it in half four times to come up with a small wedge.

Draw an arc starting from one top corner going down towards the opposite side. Cut the wedge along the arc.

Carefully unfold the paper to reveal a flower.

Repeat the steps above to create more coffee filter flowers. Try varying the shape and steepness of the arc or try other shapes in Step 3 to come up with a variety of flower designs. 

See COLOR instructions below to color.

Gather center of colored coffee filters & form a cone.

Wrap pipe cleaner around the base three times.

Place flowers in a vase (no water necessary!).

Butterflies:

Flatten out coffee filters. See COLOR instructions below to color.

Transform each colored coffee filter into a pair of butterfly wings by pinching it in the middle.

Fold a pipe cleaner in half.

Twist the pipe cleaner around the middle of the coffee filter wings. Curl the ends of the pipe cleaner to define the pair of antenna.

Finish up by arranging and spreading the wings.

Rainbow Garland:

Flatten out coffee filters. Take one coffee filter and fold in half.

See COLOR instructions below to color.

Cut coffee filter in half.

Using yellow ribbon and attach rainbows with tape to create garland.

Hang in windows, along mantle or on your child’s bedroom wall!

COLOR INSTRUCTIONS (FOR CRAFTS):

Fill paint palette trays with water. Add 2-3 drops of food coloring to each.  To make purple use a mix of red and blue food coloring.

Place coffee filters onto cookie tray. Use spoons to add drops of the diluted food coloring onto each coffee filter using the colors you’d like.  Follow in the rainbow colored pattern for rainbows.

Unfold the coffee filters and lay on a sheet of wax of parchment paper to dry for one to two hours.

After filters have dried proceed to steps above.

Have fun baking and crafting! Tag us on social media with your tie dye cupcakes and crafts at #SafeandSweetSummer

Happy Summer!

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