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Penguin Party Cupcake

Check out the top hat to go with his tux! The Penguin Party Cupcake is dressed for polar conditions with a fun fondant cap that hangs off the top, giving a simple treat a whole new dimension.


Difficulty: Somewhat Easy


Step 1

In advance: Make hat. Tint 1 oz. fondant red. Roll out 1/8 in. thick; trace pattern with toothpick and cut out.

Step 2

Let dry on cornstarch-dusted cake board. Cut a lollipop stick to 3 in. long. Attach to back of hat with fondant adhesive, leaving 1 1/2 in. extended at bottom.

Step 3

Bake and cool cupcakes in silicone cups supported by cookie sheet. Ice cupcakes smooth in white.

Step 4

Mark face pattern with toothpick. Tint chocolate icing black. Using tip 4, pipe in outer area (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).

Step 5

Pipe tip 3 dot eyes. Cut fruit slice in half and position for feet. Insert hat and candy corn nose.

Step 6

Shape 3/8 in. wide fondant hat brim and 1/4 in. ball pompom. Attach with fondant adhesive. Imprint brim with dots using toothpick.