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Wedding Cupcakes

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“A swap partner sent me a calendar with imaginatively decorated cupcakes. This one was so lovely I just had to post it. It would be a beautiful part of the menu for a wedding or shower or Mother's Day. Using commercial cake mix and frosting cuts down on the preparation time but feel free to use you favourite homemade recipes. Handmade paper can be purchase in craft stores and I've even seen it in Dollarama. If you are using real rose petals, make sure they haven't been sprayed with pesticides or herbicides. Non Food ingredients you will need: 24 White paper baking cups Handmade paper Double-stick tape Ribbon More decorating ideas: Use food colouring to tint the frosting to match the handmade paper or ribbon. String charms to the ribbon and use hot glue or tape to anchor to paper liners. Cut out centre of 4-inch oilproof paper doilies and pull doily "ring" up from bottom of cupcake to just under the frosting. Pipe decorations with frosting.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
24
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (1 lb) box white cake mix with pudding
  • 2 (1 lb) containers vanilla frosting
  • white chocolate curls
  • rose petal (pink)
  • sugar crystals (Decorator sugar) or edible glitter

Directions

  1. Bake white cake as directed in white paper lined muffin cups to make 24 cupcakes.
  2. When cupcakes have cooled, frost with the white frosting.
  3. Top some of the cupcakes with the chocolate curls and some with the rose petals.
  4. Cut handmade paper into 8 1 1/4" strips.
  5. Wrap handmade paper around each cupcake and attach with double-stick tape.
  6. Sprinkle decorator sugar crystals or edible glitter over frosting.
  7. Wrap ribbon around each cupcake and tie in a bow.

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