Yule Just Love This Tree! Cupcakes
These festive holiday cupcakes are almost too pretty to eat, but too irresistible not to.
- Easy-Add Kelly Green Icing Color Add to shopping list Kelly Green Icing Color
- Easy-Add Golden Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Golden Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Lemon Yellow Icing Color Add to shopping list Lemon Yellow Icing Color
- Easy-Add Christmas Red Icing Color Add to shopping list Christmas Red Icing Color
- Easy-Add Violet Icing Color Add to shopping list Violet Icing Color
- Easy-Add Rose Icing Color Add to shopping list Rose Icing Color
- Easy-Add Royal Blue Icing Color Add to shopping list Royal Blue Icing Color
- Easy-Add Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant Add to shopping list Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant
- Easy-Add Gum-Tex™ Add to shopping list Gum-Tex™
- Easy-Add Meringue Powder Add to shopping list Meringue Powder
- Easy-Add 6-Mix Christmas Sprinkle Assortment Add to shopping list 6-Mix Christmas Sprinkle Assortment
Each cupcake serves 1.
- Easy-Add Tip: 3 Add to shopping list Tip: 3
- Easy-Add Tip: 21 Add to shopping list Tip: 21
- Easy-Add Standard muffin pan Add to shopping list Standard muffin pan
- Round Cut-Outs Fondant Cutter (Medium size used)Easy-Add Round Cut-Outs Fondant Cutter Add to shopping list Round Cut-Outs Fondant Cutter
- Star Cut-Outs™ (Largest size used)Easy-Add Star Cut-Outs™ Add to shopping list Star Cut-Outs™
- Holiday Mini Metal Cookie Cutter Set (Holly Leaf used)Easy-Add Holiday Mini Metal Cookie Cutter Set Add to shopping list Holiday Mini Metal Cookie Cutter Set
- Easy-Add Disposable Decorating Bags Add to shopping list Disposable Decorating Bags
- Easy-Add Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set Add to shopping list Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set
- Easy-Add Cupcakes 'N More® 23 Count Dessert Stand Add to shopping list Cupcakes 'N More® 23 Count Dessert Stand
- Easy-Add Roll-N-Cut Mat Add to shopping list Roll-N-Cut Mat
- Gingerbread Cottage Holiday Baking Cups (or other holiday-themed baking cups)Easy-Add Gingerbread Cottage Holiday Baking Cups Add to shopping list Gingerbread Cottage Holiday Baking Cups
- Easy-Add Rolling Pin Add to shopping list Rolling Pin
- Easy-Add Flower Former Set Add to shopping list Flower Former Set
- Easy-Add Shaping Foam Add to shopping list Shaping Foam
- Paring Knife
- Waxed paper
Several days in advance, divide 24 oz. of fondant into four equal parts. Tint red, blue, yellow and violet. Add 1/2 teaspoon of gum-tex to each color. Tint remaining 24 oz. of fondant green and add 2 teaspoons of gum-tex.
Roll yellow fondant 1/8 in. thick and use largest star cut-out to cut star. Let dry on surface dusted with cornstarch.
Roll green fondant 1/8 in. thick and use holly leaf cutter from set to cut 220 holly leaves. Place leaf on thin foam, using the veining tool from confectionery tool set to imprint vein lines. Place 100 leaves on medium flower formers (dusted with cornstarch) facing up and 120 leaves on medium flower formers facing down. Let dry.
Roll yellow, violet, blue, red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use medium round cut-out to cut 6 each color circles. Let dry on surface dusted with cornstarch. When completely dry, pipe tip 3 white royal icing snowcaps on each ball and sprinkle with pearl white sugar from sprinkle assortment. Let dry.
Bake and cool cupcakes. Pipe tip 21 green buttercream swirls on top of cupcakes. Position leaves, 4 down and 5 up on each cupcake. Position ornaments, attaching with buttercream. For top cupcake, add star instead of ornament.
Position cupcakes on stand.
*Note: Combine Golden Yellow and Lemon Yellow for yellow shown.
*Combine Violet and Rose for Violet shown.