Pirate-themed cupcakes for a pirate treasure hunt birthday party. Cupcakes are dark chocolate with caramel filling and blue buttercream icing. Flag, map, sword, chest, and hats are vanilla and chocolate buttercream fondant. Silver and gold accents are painted with pearl dust. Map accents are painted with food coloring and drawn with a food-safe black marker. Coins are molded white chocolate sprayed with edible gold paint, and jewels are molded orange hard candy.