Celebrate a birthday or anniversary with these colorful candy cupcake toppers. Great for decorating homemade or store-bought cupcakes (we won’t tell!), these candy toppers work up quickly and are a great way to add a little personalization to your sweets table. Use a variety of Candy Melts candy to create your numbers, or select colors to match your occasion or celebration.
Melt candy. Melt blue, lavender, pink, green, white, yellow and turquoise candy in decorating bags, separately, according to package directions.
On waxed paper-covered cake board, pipe outline of desired number. Fill in with melted candy of same color. Let set, about 2 minutes. Using melted white candy, pipe number on top of filled topper. Immediately sprinkle with nonpareils. Chill until set, about 5 minutes.
Bake cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in white cupcake liners.
Decorate cupcakes. Prepare decorating bag with tip 1M and white icing. Pipe swirl on each cupcake. Top with candy topper.