Mother's Day Cupcake Bouquet

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Mother's Day Cupcake Bouquet

27th April 2013 Cake decorating 0

Mother’s Day in America is coming up in May…and anyway Mother’s Day should be everyday! I thought I’d have a go at making a  cupcake bouquet. Here is how I made it.

equipment needed:


Frosting filled in a piping bag with either Wilton tip 1m or 2D

Styrofoam ball



Tissue paper


Leaf cutter

Butterfly cutter

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1) Cover styrofoam ball with tissue paper. Preferably in green….I didn’t have green so I used pink.

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2) Place cupcake on the wrapped ball and insert a toothpick into it to hold it in place.

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3) To make the rose swirl, hold the piping bag at a 90 degree angle  and start piping from center of cupcake out.

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4) Once all the cupcakes have been frosted roll out some green fondant/gumpaste and cut out some leaves. Let dry and place them in roses.

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5) Roll out white fondant and cut out butterflies. I used petal dust to add colour to the butterflies. Then let it dry on foil.

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5) Place the butterflies in any gaps between cupcakes. I would have liked to add green tissue paper to fill in the gaps but I did not have any. I then wrapped the pot in pink tissue paper.

Happy Mother’s Day! 🙂

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