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Hamming It Up! Cupcakes

Everyone will love to pig out on these fun cupcakes! Use the patterns to pipe the Candy Melts® features with ease, then add a marshmallow snout.


Difficulty: Easy


Step 1

Bake cupcakes in White Standard Baking Cups and cool completely on Cooling Grid.

Step 2

Prepare Buttercream Icing Recipe. Tint icing pink using Pink Icing Color. Ice cupcakes smooth with pink icing using Spatula.

Step 3

Make candy features. Tint portions of melted White Candy Melts pink and black using Garden Candy Color Set.

Step 4

Fill Disposable Decorating Bags half full with melted white, pink and black candy. Reserve some pink candy for nose. Using a scissors, cut a small opening in tip of each bag.

Step 5

Cover ears, eyes and feet patterns with Non-Stick Parchment Paper. Outline and pipe in ears and feet patterns with melted pink candy. Pipe in eyes patterns with melted white candy. Refrigerate until firm. Pipe a dot of black candy for pupil on each eye. Refrigerate until firm. Carefully peel off parchment.

Step 6

For nose, cut marshmallow horizontally in half with scissors. Dip into reserved melted pink candy. Refrigerate until firm and position on cupcake.

Step 7

Insert ears and feet in cupcake.

Step 8

Position eyes. Using melted black candy, pipe dot nostrils and outline mouth.