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Christmas Cupcakes

Posted on 22 December 2009 by Mădălina

We’re inching closer to that date, and I hope you’ve done your Christmas shopping… or at least asked Santa to do it for you. If you haven’t, these amazingly cute cupcakes might just be enough to put a smile on someones face.

I got an e-mail a few weeks ago from an anonymous reader and they attached a picture of some cupcake toppers. I thought I would re-create them with a few shortcuts. If you are said anonymous reader please e-mail me back so I can credit you:)

Happy Holidays everyone. What are your plans for Christmas this year?


~ 1/2 lb Fondant
- Icing Colours (to dye fondant)
- Round Cookie Cutter
- Ginger Bread Cookie Cutter
Black Edible Writing Pen
- Cupcakes with Icing
- Imagination:)

Start by colouring your fondant in different shades. I used a peachy-beige (quite the techinical term for skin tone hah) for the elf and Santa, and a darker brown for the gingerbread man.
Go nuts. Use the fondant to add a hat, nose, eyes, excetera. The edible pen was used to add the finer detail.

Allow them to dry for a few hours, this just makes it easier to top your cupcakes:)

Finito! I think the elf is my favourite… he looks sneaky.

18 Comments For This Post

  1. Jessica Says:

    I am speechless.Adorable!Even more than words can say!What a perfect addition to the Christmas festive table.Thank you for sharing it with us!

  2. oneordinaryday Says:

    I have yet to try working with fondant, but you did a great job with these cupcake toppers. They're just adorable.

  3. Maria Says:

    Ohhhh! They are gorgeous!!! These are so cute!!.. and looks delicious too!

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  5. roro Says:

    Merry Christmas and a Happy Hew Year!

  6. cookies and cups Says:

    Those are great! I love them and the elf is too cute!

  7. patsy Says:

    I've noticed the small paper cups that the cake in baked in….are my eyes seeing right?….are they small nut cups? If so how long do you bake them?

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