Fondant Polka Dot Ribbon Rose Cupcakes
Make ribbon roses. For 12 cupcakes, tint 21 oz. fondant red and 3 oz. rose. Use fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use rotary cutter to cut out a strip, 1 in. wide x 4 in. long, for each ribbon rose; you will need 72 ribbon roses for 12 cupcakes. Use narrow end of tip 8 to cut out nine to 10 circles from each strip.
Roll out rose fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use narrow end of tip 8 to cut nine to 10 circles for each ribbon rose. Position rose circles in openings on red strip. Use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out strip 1/16 in. thick, rolling in one direction only. Trim strip to 1 in. wide x 6 in. long. Roll ribbon rose.
Use spatula and thin consistency white buttercream icing to ice cupcakes smooth.
Position six ribbon roses on cupcake tops.