Do you want to build a snowman? Now you can, anytime ? using buttercream icing and fondant for an Olaf the Snowman from Frozen Cupcake! It?s easy to build a snowman anytime ? just make extra snowman heads, arms and buttons so all you need to do is prepare a batch of cupcakes and icing and decorate.
Make heads and ?coal? 1 day in advance. Knead 1/8 tsp. Gum-Tex into a 3 in. ball of white fondant. For each head, tint fondant 1/2 in. ball orange for nose and 1/2 in. ball black for mouth, pupils and coal. Reserve remaining fondant.
Use fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out 1 1/4 in. ball of white fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut out head. Place on parchment paper-covered cake board. Use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out remaining white fondant 1/16 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut out lip and tooth.
Use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out black fondant 1/16 in. thick. Use knife and pattern to cut mouth and use small end of tip 6 to cut two pupils.
Roll remaining white fondant in two balls, each 1/4 in., and flatten slightly for eyes.
Form orange fondant into carrot-shaped nose, 3/4 in. long x 5/16 in. at base. Roll remaining black fondant in three flattened balls, each 3/8 in., shaping as desired to resemble lumps of coal.
Use dampened brush to attach mouth and lip to face, then adhere tooth on mouth. Attach base of nose to face. Adhere pupils to eyes, then eyes to face. Place on parchment paper-covered cake board.
Also, make arms 1 day in advance. Prepare royal icing following recipe directions. Tint small portion brown. Reserve remaining white. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag fitted with coupler and brown icing to pipe eyebrows.
Lay parchment paper over hair and arm patterns. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and brown icing to pipe strands of hair. Use tip 3, cut disposable decorating bag and brown icing to pipe sets of arms.
Let heads, coal, hair and arms dry for 24 hours.
Attach lollipop sticks. Use white royal icing in cut disposable decorating bag to attach 4 in. lollipop stick to back of fondant head. Let dry, about 1 hour.
Make cupcakes. Prepare cupcake batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Use spatula and icing to ice cupcakes smooth.
Decorate cupcakes. Use tip 1A, cut disposable decorating bag and stiff consistency buttercream icing to pipe the snowman body on tops of cupcakes. Insert lollipop stick in top of body. Use icing to attach black fondant coal. Insert royal icing arms in body. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and brown icing to attach hair to top of head.