Graduation Party Dessert Idea


Surprise your graduate and guests with this smart dessert idea!

We are featuring this post again, because they’re not only a great way to a sweet touch to your graduation celebration, they are easy to make and bake.  A win for host and guest – tey’ll be the hit of your party.  Simply turn your cupcakes on their heads and dress them up for graduation day with a mortarboard.

Graduation Cap S’more Cupcakes


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix (plus ingredients listed on box for preparation)
  • 1 can prepared vanilla frosting
  • 1 bag Pull ‘n’ Peel Twizzlers
  • 24 chocolate covered graham crackers


  1. Prepare cupcakes according to directions on the box. Set aside to cool thoroughly.
  2. Peel apart several strands of licorice and cut into 2 ½’ inch pieces. On the end of each piece, make two ½’ cuts up the length of licorice and fan out to create the tassel. Set aside.
  3. Assembling the Graduation Cap Cupcakes:
  • Remove completely cooled cupcakes from their wrappers and place upside down on serving tray.
  • Place 1 Tbs. of vanilla icing in center of each cupcake, top with chocolate covered graham cracker and gently press down to distribute frosting.
  • Place a dab of frosting in center of chocolate and add the licorice tassel.

2 Responses to Graduation Party Dessert Idea

  1. Simple but amazingly creative. I love it these awesome graduation cap cupcakes! I started a somewhat similar blog, and I would love your feedback and advice anytime!

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