Award your friends and family gold, silver and bronze medals with these cute standard and mini cupcakes. Not only are these sporty cupcakes great for watching the Summer Games, but you could also use them as a fun treat for any sporting event.
Favorite cupcake mix or recipe (6 cups batter needed for 12 standard cupcakes and 24 mini cupcakes)
Red sour gummy strips
White Ready-to-Use Decorator Icing – 4.5 Tub (6 cups needed)
10 in. Cake Board
Standard 12-Cup Muffin Pan
Mini 24-Cup Muffin Pan
Unbleached Mini Baking Cups
Unbleached Standard Baking Cups
Disposable Decorating Bags
Round Decorating Tip 12
One day in advance,
Lay out Candy Melts candies flat side down on cake
board. Use Color Mist food color spray
to color candies as follows:
Peanut Butter candies: Spray with gold spray. Let dry.
White candies: Spray with silver spray. Let dry.
Light Cocoa candies: Spray with orange, red and gold sprays,
letting colors dry between coatings.
Once all candies are dry, flip candy pieces over and color
other side. Repeat entire process for a
second coating, if necessary.
Bake and cool
standard and mini cupcakes.
Bake and cool standard and mini cupcakes in unbleached
Prepare gummy strips.
Cut red sour gummy strips into ¼ in. wide strings. Cut 12 strips measuring 4 in. long and 24
strips measuring 3 in. long.
Prepare decorating bag with tip 12 and white icing. Pipe flat swirl on standard cupcakes and on
12 mini cupcakes. Pipe double swirl on
remaining 12 mini cupcakes.
For standard cupcakes, bend 4 in. gummy strip in half to
form loop. Secure both ends of loop in
icing with peanut butter candy piece (flat side of candy facing out). Repeat for mini cupcakes, using 3 in. gummy
strips and silver candy pieces on double swirl mini cupcakes and bronze candy
pieces on flat swirl mini cupcakes.