Fall Mum Cupcakes
Flower season goes out in a blaze of glory with the rich shades of fall mums. Now that vivid palette of green, gold and purple is gathered on cupcakes which feature beautifully textured decorating techniques. Create all the colors using the Color Right Performance Color System.
20 to 24 cupcakes
Icing Colors Tinted
Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to
tint icing in the following shades:
? Summer Sand: 2 cups white icing + 1 BR + 1 Y
? Forest Green: 2 cups white icing + 4 BR + 5 B + 28 Y
? Spring Purple: 2 cups white icing + 1 B + 15 P
Prepare to decorate cupcakes.
Tint icing following QuickCount formulas above.
Prepare three disposable decorating bags with tip 113 and fill with sand, green and purple icing.
For green leaves design, use tip 113 to pipe overlapping stand-up leaves.
For sand zigzag design, holding tip opening horizontal, pipe a line of zigzags in center of cupcake, then one on each edge. Pipe another zigzag line in the center, overlapping the first.
For purple zigzag design, holding tip opening vertical, pipe zigzags from edge of cupcake to center. Repeat, covering the cupcake top.
For purple ribbon rose design, holding tip opening vertical, wide end touching surface, pipe a ribbon rose that covers the cupcake.
For green ruffle design, holding tip opening horizontal, pipe a ruffle around the edge of the cupcake. Pipe a second ruffle in center of the cupcake.
For sand ruffle design, holding tip opening horizontal, pipe a ruffle around the edge of the cupcake. Pipe a second ruffle in center of the cupcake.
For purple upright zigzag design, holding tip opening vertical, pipe zigzags from center to edge of cupcake. Repeat covering the cupcake top.
For green zigzag design, holding tip opening horizontal, to pipe two zigzags on outer edges. Fill in with a center zigzag line, overlapping the first zigzags.
The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake—they look great!
A variety of leaves will help give your cakes a more realistic garden feel. Add piping gel to your icing to help keep your leaves from breaking.
Ruffles add a decorative top border to your cakes or cupcakes. Pipe ruffles around plaques or to trim doll dresses or bonnets.
Fall Mum Cupcakes is rated
Rated 5 out of
Date published: 2015-09-17