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Lady Bug Easter Egg

Here is one bug that is welcome at every springtime and Easter celebration—because, after all, she is a lady…bug! With Wilton Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant, it’s easy to decorate all your hard-cooked eggs with fun shapes and bright colors.


Difficulty: Easy


Step 1

Color egg a deep pink shade as shown using red icing color; let dry.

Step 2

Reserve 3/8 in. ball white fondant for mouth and eyes.

Step 3

Attach all fondant pieces to egg using brush and piping gel.

Step 4

Tint 1 in. ball of fondant black for each egg. Roll out to 1/16 in. thickness. Cut out medium size circle using round Cut-Out. Attach to egg for face.

Step 5

Draw line down back with black FoodWriter edible color marker. Let dry.

Step 6

Cut out ten dots using narrow opening of tip 12. Attach to egg.

Step 7

Roll black fondant into six 3/8 in. balls. Attach to bottom of egg for legs.

Step 8

Use two 1/8 in. balls black fondant for antennae. Roll into logs 3/4 in. long x 1/16 in. thick. Curve one end and attach.

Step 9

Roll out white fondant to 1/16 in. thickness and cut two eyes using narrow end of tip 10. Draw eyes with black FoodWriter edible color marker. Let dry and attach.

Step 10

Use 1/4 in. white fondant ball for mouth. Roll into long 1 in. long x 1/8 in, thick and attach.