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Head of the Class Cupcakes


Our Boy and Girl Toppers are a smart choice for a quick grad party treat. Embellish them with a fondant mortarboard, which is complemented by our festive baking cups.
Makes: Each serves 1

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Step 1

In advance: Make cap. For each treat, tint 1/2 oz. of fondant blue; roll out 1/8 in. thick. Use pattern to cut mortarboard. For base, cut a 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. long strip; attach ends with damp brush and attach to mortarboard with damp brush. Let dry overnight on cornstarch-dusted board. For each tassel, tint 1/2 oz. of fondant yellow. Roll out half 1/8 in. thick. Cut a 3/4 x 1/2 in. wide strip; cut slits 1/4 in. deep and roll up for fringe, pinching ends together. Roll a 3/4 x 1/4 in. diameter log for cord. With damp brush, attach fringe to cord and cord to cap. Reserve remaining yellow for diploma band. Roll a 3/16 in. diameter blue button and attach to back of mortarboard with damp brush.

Step 2

Also in advance: Make diploma. Roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut a 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. strip. Roll up, pinching center slightly. Roll a 1/8 in. diameter yellow band. Attach around center with damp brush. Let dry.

Step 3

Bake and cool cupcakes. Pipe tip 2A mound on cupcake tops in buttercream; smooth with spatula. Insert topper. Pipe tip 10 outline arms, tip 4 ball hands; score fingers with knife. Attach cap and diploma with dots of icing.

* Combine Brown with Red-Red for darker skin tone shown.

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Royal Blue Icing Color

Royal Blue Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)

Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)

Brown Icing Color

Brown Icing Color ((for darker skin tone shown))

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color ((for darker skin tone shown))

cornstarch

cornstarch

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Boy Cupcake Topper ((1 per boy treat))

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Girl Cupcake Topper ((1 per girl treat))

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12-cup Standard Muffin Pan

12-cup Standard Muffin Pan

Graduation Cupcake Cups

Graduation Cupcake Cups

Knife

Knife

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