Nature's Creature Cupcakes

Nature's Creature Cupcakes

It's easy to create individual treats, each with its own fun personality. Your guests will just love the time you took to personalize these—don't tell them how little time it took!

Each cupcake serves 1.

Step 1

Step 1: Make Cupcakes

Bake and cool cupcakes in baking cups. Or, purchase non-decorated cupcakes from the supermarket or local bakery.

Step 2

Step 2: Lady Bug Cupcakes

Spatula ice cupcakes with red or orange icing. Make a line across center of cupcake with edge of spatula. For head, add black large, flat dot with tip 3. Add eyes, nose and mouth using tip 3. Add randomly spaced tip 3 dots in black on wings.

Step 3

Step 3: Gone Fishing Cupcakes

Spatula ice cupcakes with white. Make round fish body using tip 18, starting in center and continuing in a spiral to about 1/4 inch from edge of cupcake. Add tip 3 bead mouth, fins, and tail.

Step 4

Step 4: Flower Power Cupcakes

Spatula ice cupcakes in white. Make loop petals with tip 18 in rose or violet. Add flower center with a tip 3 large dot in yellow (flatten and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).

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