Sure, you can swing by the bakery and pick up classic cupcakes, but why not impress your guests with a sweet surprise as you ring in the new year. Leave it to sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman of A Beautiful Mess to deliver a dessert that’s as satisfying to look at as it is to eat. Their disco ball cupcakes are perfect for a New Year’s Eve bash.
According to the lifestyle blog, all you need is a box of chocolate cake mix (plus the ingredients on the package), butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, black gel food coloring, and edible festive toppings of your choosing. Simply swap their glitter for some sugar sequins to mimic the 2,600 crystals on the ball in Times Square.