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Colorful Birthday Candle Cupcakes


Make birthday wishes last by creating fondant-covered candles to top party cupcakes. Our Decorator Preferred Fondant is easy to use and to decorate cakes and mini treats.
Makes: Each treat serves 1.

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Step 1

Make candle flames in advance. Use fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out yellow 1/8 in. thick. Use smallest leaf Cut-Out to cut flame. Let dry 1 to 2 hours.

Step 2

Make candles. Use knife to trim cookie stick, 3 1/2 in. long. Use fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out red, blue and green fondant, separately, 1/8 in. thick. Use knife to cut strips, each 2 in. x 1 1/2 in. Use damp brush to brush back of fondant. Starting at the edge of 2 in. side, wrap the fondant around cut cookie stick, leaving 1/8 in. of stick extended at top for flame. Gently press down on fondant to smooth and shape top of candle. Leave approximately 1 1/2 in. of the cookie stick extended to insert into cupcake.

Use fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out white fondant, 1/8 in. thick. Use knife to cut strips, each 1/4 in. wide x 5 1/2 in. long. Use damp brush to brush back of fondant. Starting at back of candle, wrap white fondant strip around candle. Use knife to trim excess.

Step 3

Make cupcakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes.

Step 4

Decorate cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Use spatula and icing to ice tops of cupcakes smooth. Insert fondant candles into cupcakes. Use icing to attach flame to extended cookie stick on top of candle.

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Yellow Decorator Preferred Fondant ((1/8 oz. per treat))

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$10.99

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Red Decorator Preferred Fondant ((1 oz. per treat))

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$10.99

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Blue Decorator Preferred Fondant ((1 oz. per treat))

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$10.99

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Green Decorator Preferred Fondant ((1 oz. per treat))

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$10.99

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$7.29

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Favorite cupcake recipe or mix

Favorite cupcake recipe or mix

Tools

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$9.99

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9 in. Fondant Roller ((purple guide rings used))

$6.99

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$1.99

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$7.99

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Leaf Cut-Outs? ((smallest Cut-Out used))

Discontinued

Knife

Knife

8 in. Cookie Sticks

8 in. Cookie Sticks

Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

12-cup regular muffin pan

12-cup regular muffin pan

Cooling Grid

Cooling Grid

A very bright idea! Fondant candles with sparkling star flames.

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