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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.


Difficulty: Somewhat Easy


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.