Adorable for baby showers or even first birthdays, these Crib Cubblers Baby Shower Cupcakes feature sweet fondant babies snuggled up under blankets of fondant. A fun project for decorators new to fondant decorating, these cute cupcake ideas are simple to make and fun to show off! Bake your cupcakes in the Baby Feet Standard Baking Cups to add to the fun!
In advance: For each cupcake, tint fondant as follows: 1 oz. in blanket color, 1 oz. in light copper; reserve 1 oz. white.
Also: Shape fondant head, hands and feet. For head, roll a 1 in. ball of fondant with 1/8 in. balls for nose and ears; flatten ears. For feet, roll a 1/2 x 3/4 in. log and flatten; roll tiny balls for toes. For hands, roll 1/4 x 3/8 in. logs, flatten to shape and indent fingers with edge of knife. Attach pieces using a damp brush. Pipe tip 1 dot eyes and outline mouth with royal icing. Let dry on cornstarch-dusted surface.
Bake and cool cupcakes. Ice smooth with buttercream, building up a small mound in center for baby's tummy. Roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Using cutter, cut 1 circle for each cupcake; attach to cover top of iced cupcake (trim if necessary). Roll out and cut fondant blanket using circle cutter; reroll gently to increase size by 1/2 in. Trim off top 1/2 in.; fold back top edge about 1/4 in. Position blanket on cupcake (trim if necessary). Fold up bottom where feet will go; tuck in feet, head and hands, attaching with damp brush.