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Cupids Cupcake


You can?t celebrate Valentine?s Day without bringing Cupid into the picture! These cupcakes present 2 versions sure to warm the hearts of your guests.
Makes: Each cupcake serves 1.

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Step 1

In advance, make first Cupid. For head, tint a 1 1/2 in. ball of fondant orange/pink combination; add a pinch of Gum-Tex. Roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut with medium round Cut-Out. Let dry on cornstarch-dusted surface. Use tip 3 and royal icing to pipe string mouth and dot eyes, nose and cheeks (flatten and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Position head on waxed paper; use tip 3 and royal icing to pipe curly hair; let dry. Cut lollipop stick to 2 in.; attach to back of head with royal icing; let dry. For right arm, roll small log of orange/pink combination fondant 3/4 in. long x 3/8 in. wide. Push 2 in. length of lollipop stick into arm leaving 1/4 in. exposed. Roll 1/2 in. fondant ball; form hand, add piece for thumb and attach to arm. For left arm, roll 2 in. fondant log measuring 1/4 in. wide at wrist to 3/4 in. wide at shoulder. Cut lines for fingers with paring knife; attach small thumb piece and position pick in hand.

Step 2

Bake and cool cupcakes, ice and position head and arms.

Step 3

In advance, make second Cupid. For wings, add a pinch of Gum-Tex to 1 in. ball of fondant, roll 1/8 in. thick and cut with 2nd smallest nesting heart cutter; let dry on cornstarch-dusted surface. Bake and cool cupcakes. Use tip 12 and orange/pink combination stiff buttercream icing to pipe ball body, pull-out legs and ball head (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Position heart icing decoration and pipe tip 12 pull-out arms, tip 5 ball hands, tip 3 pull-out fingers. Use royal icing to pipe tip 3 eyes, nose, mouth and hair. Attach heart wings to back with icing.

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Pink Icing Color

Pink Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Gum-Tex?

Gum-Tex?

Meringue Powder

Meringue Powder

cornstarch

cornstarch

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Nesting Hearts Cutter Set ((2nd smallest size used))

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Valentine Combo Pack (or other Valentine themed baking cups and picks)

Discontinued

Round Cut-Outs Fondant Cutter ((medium size used))

Discontinued

Discontinued

Standard muffin pan

Standard muffin pan

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

Spatula

Spatula

Waxed paper

Waxed paper

Paring Knife

Paring Knife

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