Transform a plain batch of cupcakes into a vivid bouquet using favorite Wilton flower-making techniques. The colors burst to life when you tint icing in spectacular spring shades using the Color Right Performance Color System.
Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:
--Spring Orange (formula 1375): 2 cups icing + 2 C + 5 O + 18 Y
--Spring Pink (formula 224): 2 cups icing + 1 BK + 23 P
--Spring Purple (formula 252): 2 cups icing + 1 B + 15 P
Bake and cool cupcakes.
Tint icing orange, pink and purple.
For pink 5-layer ruffled flower: Use tip 104, a disposable decorating bag and pink icing to pipe spiraling layers of ruffles, starting at edge of cupcake.
For pink ribbon rose: Use tip 104, wide end down, and pink icing to pipe a ribbon rose from center to edge of cupcake.
For orange ridged petal flower: Use tip 104 and orange icing to pipe a tri-level rosebud.
For purple winding flower: Use tip 104, wide end down, and purple icing to pipe cornelli lace on cupcake top.
For purple rose bouquet: Use tip 104, flower nail and purple icing to pipe seven ribbon roses for each cupcake with three rows of petals. Position one rose in center of cupcake and six roses around center.
For multi-colored flowers. Use tip 104, narrow end up for pointed petal flowers, wide end up for rounded petal flowers. Pipe two upright petals, side by side. Alternate colors as you cover cupcake.
For orange curved petal flower. Use tip 104 and orange icing to pipe three layers of petals.
The perfect look for formal presentations, such as wedding and anniversary cupcakes. The precise, lacy design of this freehand technique depends on the continuous curving strings that do not overlap or touch.
A flower can?t open any wider than this poppy! Maybe it?s shouting about the juicy orange, purple and pink color stripes on the cake below. Use the Poppy Gum Paste Cut-Outs Set to make this lush, ruffled flower.
Your cake color options are endless today?just in time to use the Color Right Performance Color System. With Color Right, you can create virtually any shade, including the trendy pewter color used on this gum paste peony cake.