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Fluffy Bow Cupcakes

Fondant is the flexible clay-like icing that helps you create pretty hand-shaped decorations for your cupcakes. Here, we´ve cut and looped individual bows that wrap up a fun party look perfect for any occasion.
Makes: Each cupcake serves 1.

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Step 1

In advance: Tint portions of fondant for bows using various icing colors. Roll out colors 1/8 in. thick. Make 5 or 6 loops for each bow: Cut 3 x ½ in. strips using straight-edge wheel of Cutter/Embosser. Fold ends over and attach with damp brush. Let dry on side overnight on cornstarch-dusted board.

Step 2

Bake and cool cupcakes in White Standard Baking Cups. Cool completely on Cooling Grid.

Step 3

Prepare Buttercream Icing recipe. Ice cupcake tops smooth with spatula in buttercream.

Step 4

Roll a 1/2 in. fondant ball for bow center; flatten slightly. Position loops to form bow on cupcake tops. Attach ball center with damp brush. Position cupcakes on stand or serving plate.

Step 5

Fondant flowers are also fun ways to top cupcakes. Just roll out your favorite colors and cut with Wilton Fun Flower Cut-Outs?. Easy and exciting for any occasion.

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Standard muffin pan

Cooling Grid


Nothing says "celebrate" like a cake topped with a lush fondant bow. While the bow looks intricate, it's really just a grouping of fondant strips, folded, wrapped and arranged to create a full effect. When you cut strips with the Fondant Ribbon Cutter/ Embosser, you can create bows with stripes or beaded edge embossed designs. Or place fondant on Imprint Mat and roll over one time to imprint design.

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Fluffy Bow Cupcakes is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made these for my Daughter?s 10th Birthday. The biggest thing is making the ribbons well in advanced so they have time to dry. I used luster dust on some of the ribbons and piping gel with sugar sprinkles on the others, they turned out so pretty. I will definitely be making these again.
Date published: 2010-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I found these delightful to use for a baby shower that was expecting triplets, one purple, one pink and one blue for two girsl and a boy, I used foil liners and white and chocolate cake mix. They were so simple yet elegant. thank you for sharing your ideas with me.
Date published: 2011-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really pretty, and it really pays to make the bows a day ahead. Cuts down on having to do too many steps at once, also.
Date published: 2011-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from wilton classes will make this a breeze! Very fun and colorful edible ribbons.. nice and easy.
Date published: 2011-05-15
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