Your friends will be doing double axels over these adorable Enticed to Ice Skate Cupcakes. Topped with candy ice skates, these cupcakes are perfect for noshing on when you’re watching your favorite ice skaters on TV. Use your favorite vanilla cake mix or recipe for the cupcake, then use Candy Melts candy and our free printable template to create your very own candy skates.
Make candy skates. Cover cake board with waxed paper. Print out Ice Skate Template and place under wax paper. Melt Bright White Candy Melts candy according to package instructions. Transfer to parchment paper bag. Using scissors, cut very small tip in bag, about 1/32 in. in size.
Following template, pipe areas marked “1” on template. Let set, about 2 minutes. Pipe areas marked “2” on template. Let set, about 2 minutes. Pipe area marked “3” on template. Chill until set, about 5 minutes. Reserve any remaining candy.
Once skates are set, melt any remaining candy, if necessary, according to package directions. Place in parchment bag with 1/32 in. cut tip. Pipe laces on skates. Chill until set, about 5 minutes.
Spray small amount Silver Color Mist in bowl. Using decorating brush, paint blades of skates silver (you may need to do 2 to 3 coats to achieve correct shade).
Bake cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in white cupcake liners.