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Striped Spectrum Cupcakes


Take a sweet ride on a candy rainbow when you eat these yummy cupcakes. The cupcakes are actually wrapped in three shades of candy clay strips made with Wilton Candy Melts Candy for a dazzling color effect.
Makes: Each treat serves 1.

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Step 1

Make candy clay. One day in advance, prepare candy clay following recipe directions. Divide into 12 equal portions and tint each in light, medium and dark shades of pink, green, blue and violet. Let stand overnight.

Step 2

Make cupcakes. Prepare batter according to recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes without baking cups.

Step 3
Step 3

Attach candy clay to cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Use spatula to lightly ice side of cupcake. Reserve remaining icing.

Use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll candy clay 1/16 in. thick. Use knife to cut strips, 12 in. long x 9/16 in. wide. Attach three strips of candy clay in light, medium and dark shades.

Step 4

Decorate treat. Tint reserved icing light rose, green, blue and violet. Use tip 1M and coordinating icing to pipe swirl on top of cupcake. Sprinkle with coordinating colored sugar.

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Garden Candy Color Set ((pink, green, violet used))

$4.49

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$4.49

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White Candy Melts® Candy

12 ounces White Candy Melts® Candy

Favorite cupcake mix or recipe

Favorite cupcake mix or recipe

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Pink colored sugar

Pink colored sugar

Blue Colored Sugar

Blue Colored Sugar

Lavender Colored Sugar

Lavender Colored Sugar

Dark Green Colored Sugar

Dark Green Colored Sugar

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$18.99

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$9.99

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$9.99

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9 in. Fondant Roller ((pink guide rings used))

$6.99

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$7.99

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$1.69

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Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

Knife

Knife

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

Here is another quick way to decorate your cupcakes or cakes. It just takes minutes to pipe a fancy iced swirl and add colorful sprinkles.

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