These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami cupcake. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend you take a minute to review our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds and techniques.

Cupcake Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.

Cupcake Step 2

Step 2) Fold the paper in half the other way.

Cupcake Step 3

Step 3) Fold the top layer of paper down along the dotted line.

Cupcake Step 4

Step 4) Fold that layer of paper back up along the dotted line. This dotted line is about 1/4 of that triangle.

Cupcake Step 5

Step 5) Fold the layer of paper down again along the dotted line. This is another 1/4 of this triangle.

Cupcake Step 6

Step 6) Fold this top layer of paper up one more time along the dotted line.

Cupcake Step 7

Step 7) Make a Pleat Fold along the dotted lines behind the model.

Cupcake Step 8

Step 8) Fold the top of the paper down along the dotted line.

Cupcake Step 9

Step 9) Fold the sides behind the model along the dotted line.

Cupcake Step 10

The completed cupcake

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