Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint fondant in the following shade:
? Winter Purple (formula 2716): 24 oz. white fondant + 3 B + 2 R + 2 P
Make beaver topper.
Use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out, separately, dark brown, light brown, black and white fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut dark brown head with circle cutter. Use narrow end of tip 1A to cut two dark brown ears.
Use leaf cut-out ?C? to cut two whiskers. Score texture lines with toothpick. Use damp brush to attach whiskers to head. Use oval cut-out ?F? to cut black nose and narrow end of tip 1A to cut two black eyes. Attach with damp brush. For teeth, use knife to cut a rectangle, 1 1/8 in. x 5/8 in. Use leaf cut-out ?C? to cut curve to fit whiskers. Trim teeth at an angle to measure 7/8 in. wide at bottom. Mark center line with toothpick. Attach teeth. For eye highlights, roll two 1/8 in. white balls; attach.
Make fondant skunk.
Roll out separately black, white and pink fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut black head with circle cutter. Use leaf cut-out ?F? to cut four black shapes. Use damp brush to attach two shapes for eye backgrounds to head, positioning one upside down. For ears, cut off 1/2 in. from tip of each shape; attach small piece to head, positioning one upside down.
Use circle cutter to cut shape for top of head. Use leaf cut-out ?C? to cut curve to fit eye backgrounds; attach. Use narrow end of tip 1A to cut white eyes. Cut white rectangle for hair tuft, 5/8 in. x 3/4 in.; cut slits. Use oval cut-out ?F? to cut pink nose. Attach nose, eyes and hair tuft. For pupils, roll two 3/8 in. black balls; flatten and attach to eyes. For eye highlights, roll two 1/8 in. white balls; attach.
Make fondant squirrel.
Tint fondant winter purple following color formula above. Roll out separately, purple, white and black fondant, 1/16 in. thick. Use circle cutter to cut purple head.
Use oval cut-out ?F? to cut two purple ears and one white inside ear. Move oval cut-out to cut off half of white piece. Attach ears to head. Use leaf cut-out ?C? to cut two shapes for eye backrounds. Attach to head, positioning one upside down.
Use narrow end of tip 1A to cut two black eyes. Use oval cut-out ?F? to cut black nose. Attach eyes and nose.
Bake and cool 24 cupcakes.
Prepare decorating bag with tip 1M and white icing. Pipe a swirl on cupcake tops. Position fondant heads.
Dress up cupcakes with the gift of gilt. Use Wilton Stick-N-Stay adhesive stencils to create beautiful designs by applying either Pearl Dust edible accents or Color Mist food color spray to these pretty fondant toppers.
The rainbow goes round and round on this lively fondant cake. Large and small circle cut-outs are decorated with colorful dots that bring excitement to any celebration. Learn how to make fondant cutouts in The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating Course 3.