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Sweet Baby Chicks Cupcakes


These little chicks will certainly look adorable at a baby shower or baby gender reveal party. Switch out the Wilton Teal Dots or Light Pink Dots Standard Baking Cups for just one color.
Makes: Each cupcake serves 1
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Step 1

Make chick features one day in advance. Tint portions of fondant blue and rose. Use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out fondant 1/16 in. thick. For wings, use small leaf Cut-Out to cut two feathers per chick.

For beak, roll a ball of fondant 1/4 in. dia. Flatten and shape into triangle, making beak 1/3 in. long.

For legs, use scissors to cut two pieces of licorice per cupcake, each 11/2 in. long.

Let all dry 24 hours on cornstarch-dusted cake board.

Step 2

Make cupcakes. Prepare cupcake batter following recipe. Bake and cool cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing. Tint portions blue, rose and a small amount black. Use spatula and blue and rose icing to ice cupcakes smooth.

Step 3

Assemble chicks. Insert tail feather and beak into cupcake. Use tip 2 and rose or blue icing to pipe dot on feather; attach to cupcake. Use tip 2 and black icing to pipe dot eye. Insert licorice into side of cupcake. Use tip 2 and rose or blue icing to pipe feet.

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Ingredients

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(1/4 oz. used per treat) White Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant

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Teal Icing Color

Teal Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color ((Combine Teal with Kelly Green for blue shown))

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

cornstarch

cornstarch

Favorite cupcake mix or recipe

Favorite cupcake mix or recipe

Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Tools

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Roll-N-Cut Mat

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$9.99

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

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$6.99

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$2.09

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$2.09

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$9.99

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$7.99

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Tip: 2

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$1.19

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Leaf Cut-Outs? ((smallest used))

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Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

10 x 14 in. Cake Board

10 x 14 in. Cake Board

Standard muffin pan

Standard muffin pan

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

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