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Gifts and Grins Cupcakes

You choose how to add the fun face toppers! Use our Smiley Faces with Hats Candle Pick Sets or mold your own jolly lollipop faces with fondant hats.


Difficulty: Easy


Step 1

If you are making your own faces, work in advance.
Make fondant hats by tinting portions of white fondant and shape into 1 in. cones; let dry.
Draw designs using FoodWriter™ markers in various colors.

Step 2

Mold face lollipops with 4 in. Lollipop Sticks and Yellow Candy Melts® in Smiley Face Mold; Tint White Candy Melts® black using Garden Color Set. Pipe in features using black candy in cut bag.

Attach hats with candy and add tip 14 pull-out fringe in royal icing.

Step 3

Mold packages in Party Time mold using various colors of candy tinted using Primary and Garden Color sets; attach 4 in. Lollipop Sticks with candy.

Step 4

Using buttercream icing, cover cupcakes with tip 1M (2110) swirl; sprinkle with Rainbow Nonpareils.

Step 5

Trim lollipop sticks as needed and insert candies. Position cupcakes on Standard Cupcakes 'N More Dessert® Stand.