Everyone knows babies love to have fun, and these Little Peepers Baby Cupcakes are no exception! Peeking out of a checkerboard fondant blanket, these little babies are ready for a party! Serve these baby cupcakes at an upcoming shower or first birthday party, or send them home with friends and family as a cute party favor. Fun and easy to decorate, these baby shower cupcakes are a sweet treat for everyone!
For head and hands, tint a 1 1/2 in. ball of fondant copper or light brown. Roll a 1 in. ball head and a 1/8 in. ball nose; attach nose with damp brush. Draw mouth and eyes with black FoodWriter. Roll 3/8 in. ball hands; score finger lines with knife. Attach hands to head with damp brush.
For body, shape a 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. oval of white fondant; indent at center and attach to back of head with damp brush.
Bake and cool cupcakes in silicone cups supported by cookie sheet.
Ice smooth. Position baby pieces.
To make 2 blankets, tint 1 1/2 in. balls each in light yellow, light blue and light rose; reserve remaining white fondant. Roll out all fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut a 3 1/2 x 3 in. base piece in white. Using smallest Cut-Out, cut 5 squares in each color (including white) for each blanket.
Attach squares to base with damp brush, alternating colors with white. Smooth gaps with fingers. Position blanket. Pipe tip 2 pull-out fringe.
For pacifier, roll a 1/4 in. oval in blue or pink and a 1/16 in. ball in white for center. Attach with damp brush.