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Elmo's Showtime Cupcakes

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Step 1

2 Days in Advance

Make top hat and bow tie. Tape patterns to cake board. Cover with parchment paper. Prepare royal icing following recipe directions. Use tip 2 and royal icing to outline and pipe in top hat. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Use tip 2 and icing to pipe another layer on hat band and brim for dimension. Pat smooth. While icing is still wet, position Elmo icing decoration.

Use tip 2 and icing to outline and pipe in bow tie. Pat smooth. Use tip 2 to pipe dot knot. Make one hat and tie for each treat. Make extras to allow for breakage and let dry overnight.

Step 2

1 Day in Advance

Bake and cool cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint portions light and dark ivory. Use spatula and light ivory icing to ice cupcakes smooth.

Step 3

Decorate cupcakes. Use tip 3 and dark ivory icing to pipe e-motion border around edge of cupcake. Use dry brush and white Pearl Dust to brush hat and bow tie.

Step 4

Day of Celebration

Assemble cupcakes. Use tip 3 and light ivory icing to pipe a ball in center of cupcake to support icing decoration. Position Elmo and bow tie.

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Ivory Icing Color

Ivory Icing Color

White Pearl Dust?

White Pearl Dust?




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E-Motion works best for bottom borders or western lariats. If you need to change positions while piping a border, push in tip at the end of the ?e? and continue for a smooth look.

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