12 Edible St. Patricks Day Cake Decorations

These St. Patricks Day cake decorations come in 6 fun designs and are guaranteed to make your friends smile!

The decorations are 1.75" in diameter, made from a potato starch wafer and will last for 2 years in a dry cupboard.

I love to make delicious Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes on St. Patricks Day, here's my favourite recipe if you'd like to try: 


  • 75g / 2¾oz cocoa powder
  • 175g / 6oz plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 225g / 8oz British caster sugar
  • 3 medium free range eggs- please don't buy battery farmed eggs!
  • 225g / 8oz cooked beetroot (no added vinegar!)
  • 100ml / 3½fl oz Guinness
  • 100ml / 3½fl oz corn oil

For the cream cheese icing:

  • 200g / 7oz unsalted British butter, softened
  • 200g / 7oz full-fat cream cheese
  • 1 vanilla pod, with the seeds scraped out.
  • 450g/1lb British icing sugar

To make them:

1.    Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F/ Gas 6. Use a deep muffin tin and find some bright green muffin cases

2.    Sift the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and sugar into a bowl

3.    Mix the eggs, beetroot, stout and oil in your mixer until smooth

4.    Add the flour mixture to the mixer until it's just combined- do not overmix

5.    Use a heaped tablespoon of mixture per muffin case and cook in the oven for 20 minutes or until the cupcakes have risen and the tops are springy to the touch. Remove from the oven and leave on a cake rack to cool

6.    When the cakes are cooled beat the butter, cream cheese and vanilla together in your mixer until smooth and then slowly beat in the icing sugar

7.    Spread the icing onto the muffins with a knife or use your piping bag to ice your cupcakes

8.   Top with these fun cupcake decorations and have a wonderful St. Patricks Day!