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Towering Achievement Cupcakes

This centerpiece is most likely to succeed at your graduation celebration. Brightly decorated cupcakes on display for every guest to enjoy.


Difficulty: Easy


Step 1

In advance: Make graduate bodies. Prepare Royal Icing recipe. On waxed paper, using black royal icing, pipe a Round Decorating Tip 2A mound, 1 in. diameter, for body. Using black royal icing, pipe Round Decorating Tip 10 arms. Using white royal icing, pipe Round Decorating Tip 5 string diploma. Using yellow royal icing, pipe Round Decorating Tip 5 dot hands; let dry. Using white buttercream icing, pipe Round Decorating Tip 3 dots of royal icing to attach petite smiley grad icing decorations for heads; let completely dry.

Step 2

Bake and cool cupcakes in Smiley Grad or Graduation Themed Standard Baking Cups.

Step 3

Using white buttercream icing, ice cupcakes smooth with spatula.

Step 4

Immediately sprinkle Rainbow Jimmies on cupcakes. Place graduates on cupcakes.

Step 5

Position cupcakes in stand.

Step 6

Custom make cupcakes to resemble your favorite graduates and decorate in individual school colors.

*Note: Combine Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow for yellow shade shown. Combine Red-Red with Christmas Red for red shade shown.