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Cupcake Decoration Ideas

I made up these recipes whne making cupcakes for RSPCA cupcake day. You can use my cupcake recipe or your own. These cupcakes will be a hit with the kids and even the adults, great for entertaining!

Ingredients

  • vanilla cakes-

  • 125 g butter (softened)

  • 1/2 c castor sugar

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence

  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)

  • 2 c self raising flour (sifted)

  • 1/2 c milk

  • vienna icing-

  • 125g butter (softened)

  • 1 1/2 c icing sugar (sifted)

  • 2 tbsp milk

Method

  • 1.

    CUPCAKES-

  • 2.

    1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

  • 3.

    2. Add vanilla essence and eggs until smooth.

  • 4.

    3. Fold through sifted flour and milk alternatively.

  • 5.

    4. Placed into patty cases fill abput 3/4 way.

  • 6.

    5. Cook for approximately 20 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

  • 7.

    VIENNA ICING-

  • 8.

    Mix together sifted flour and icing sugar and add milk. Stir until thick and smooth. Add colours.

  • 9.

    Decorations-

  • 10.

    DALMATION-White Icing

  • 11.

    2 blue smarties for eyes and brown writing icing pupils

  • 12.

    Halved white marshamallow for ears

  • 13.

    Mini pink marshmallows for nose

  • 14.

    Red writing icing mouth and mini red m&m tongue

  • 15.

    Deocrate with about 6 choc chips.

  • 16.

    PATCH PUPPY-Chocolate Icing

  • 17.

    2 halved Chocolate wafer biscuit ears

  • 18.

    Halved lengthways white marshamallow for patch 2 black smarties and brown writing icing pupils

  • 19.

    1 brown smartie nose

  • 20.

    Red writing icing mouth with red mini m&m tongue

  • 21.

    FROG-green icing

  • 22.

    1 jube halved lengthways for eye, with 2 mini m&m pupils

  • 23.

    2 blue writing icing drops for nostrils

  • 24.

    CHICKEN-Yellow icing.

  • 25.

    Use 2 red and 1 orange jelly bean for the top thingo

  • 26.

    2 black smartie eyes with brown pupils

  • 27.

    1 yellow jelly bean beak

  • 28.

    PIG-pink icing

  • 29.

    2 halved pink marshmallows for ears

  • 30.

    2 pink smarties for eyes with brown pupils

  • 31.

    1 pink marshmallow snout with red nostrils

  • 32.

    Red smile

  • 33.

    LAMB-White Icing

  • 34.

    Halved white marshmallo9w ears

  • 35.

    2 yellow smartie eyes with blue pupils

  • 36.

    Pink mini marshmallow nose

  • 37.

    Red smile

  • 38.

    10 halved lengthways white mini marshmallows for outside (double up inbetween ears)

  • 39.

    OWL-CHocolate Icing.

  • 40.

    2 yellow smarties for eyes

  • 41.

    1 licorice allsort orange triangle for beak

  • 42.

    2 mini orange m&m's for feet (sticking out)

  • 43.

    Desicated coocnut for wings

  • 44.

    RABBIT-chocolate icing.

  • 45.

    1 pink marshmallow halved lengthway for ears

  • 46.

    2 blue smarties for eyes with brown pupils

  • 47.

    2 pink mini m&m's for nostrils

  • 48.

    6 licorice strips for whiskers

  • 49.

    2 tic tac teeth

  • 50.

    MOUSE-grey icing (red and blue)

  • 51.

    1 halved lengthway white marshmallow

  • 52.

    2 green smarties for eyes with brown pupils

  • 53.

    1 brown smartie nose (toward bottom of cake)

  • 54.

    6 small licorice strips (pointing uowards)

  • 55.

    ELEPHANT-grey icing

  • 56.

    1 choclate wafer biscuit halved for ears

  • 57.

    2 brown smarties for eyes

  • 58.

    1/2 jelly snake for trunk

  • 59.

    2 tic tacs for tusks

  • 60.

    LADY BEETLE-red icing

  • 61.

    1 white large choc drop for head

  • 62.

    2 blue mini m&m's for eyes and green pupils

  • 63.

    1 long licorice strip separating rest of body

  • 64.

    Decorate with about 8 choc chips

  • 65.

    CATERPILLAR- Blue ICing

  • 66.

    5 Multicolour smarties. anycolour writing icing for pupils. Use tiny licorice strips for antennas and 6 for remaning 4 legs. 2 on first and last.

  • 67.

    BUTTERFLY-blue icing

  • 68.

    2 licorice strip antennas

  • 69.

    1/2 jelly snake for body

  • 70.

    1 halved kengthway marshmallow for upper wings

  • 71.

    2 mini marshmallows for lower wings

  • 72.

    Use icing writing to decorate

  • 73.

    PAWPRINT-BLue ICing

  • 74.

    1 large white choc drop

  • 75.

    4 choc chips

  • 76.

    BEE- Yellow Icing

  • 77.

    1 white choc drop for head

  • 78.

    2 green mini m&ms and blue pupils

  • 79.

    2 blue jelly bean wings

  • 80.

    6 large licorcie strips for stripes

  • 81.

    CAT-Pink icing

  • 82.

    Pink layer of licorice allsort halved for ears

  • 83.

    2 green pupils with brwon pupils

  • 84.

    1 pink smartie nose

  • 85.

    6 licorice strip whiskers

  • 86.

    Red smile

  • 87.

    BEAR-Choclate Iciing

  • 88.

    Halved white choc droip for ears

  • 89.

    2 black smarties for eyes and brown pupils

  • 90.

    1 white choc drop with a mini brown m&m and red smile on it.

  • 91.

    FISH-Orange Icing

  • 92.

    Use 3 different coloured triangular licoirce allsorts for tail and fins'

  • 93.

    1 smartie eye with brown pupil.

  • 94.

    2 red jelly beans for open mouth

  • 95.

    3 smarties to deocrate and writing icing

  • 96.

    FLOWER-green icing

  • 97.

    2 1/2 marshmallows halved lengthways for petals

  • 98.

    1 yellow smartie for bud

  • 99.

    KOALA-grey Icing

  • 100.

    White marshamallow halved for ears

  • 101.

    2 black smartie eyes with brown writing icing

  • 102.

    1 black jelly bean nose

Notes

Stick on any other lollies or lollies not sticking with writing icing.

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Posted by CherzReport
These patty cakes look absolutely delightful, you are so creative Tishnu. Do hope the charity day went well. I am sure the designs will go down well with parents wanting ideas for their children's birthdays etc. WELL DONE....
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