Cupcake Bath Fizz

Make these fun party gifts in muffin cups for fragrant and fruity cupcake-shaped orange bath fizz that will soothe the soul.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

2
cups baking soda
1
cup citric acid
2
drops orange essential oil
Witch hazel in spray bottle mixed with 1 tablespoon olive oil
3
tablespoons meringue powder
4
to 5 tablespoons warm water
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon cream of tartar
3
to 4 drops orange essential oil

  • 1 Place mini paper baking cup in each of 12 mini muffin cups. In large bowl, mix baking soda and citric acid; stir in 2 drops orange essential oil. Spritz witch hazel over mixture until dry powdered product easily sticks together.
  • 2 Divide mixture among muffin cups; press into cups. Let dry 1 to 2 hours.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix meringue powder into warm water. Add powdered sugar and cream of tartar. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed 5 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Stir in 3 to 4 drops orange essential oil.
  • 4 Spoon mixture into decorating bag fitted with desired dip (or resealable food-storage bag with tiny corner cut off); pipe “frosting” onto bath fizz “cupcakes”. Let dry before packaging.

Expert Tips

Avoid getting the mix too wet or it will start to fizz before you want it to!

Use regular-size paper baking cups to make 6 larger “cupcakes” instead.

Tint the “frosting” with food color, if desired.