Wilton Dressed for Success Cupcakes

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Dressed for Success Cupcakes

Dad will love these dressed-up cupcakes. They are easy to make using different colors of fondant to create two different tie patterns.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does include neither the time to bake nor cool the cupcakes.
  • 2
    Download and print project template.
  • 3
    Prepare cupcake batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing. Use spatula to ice top of cupcakes smooth.
  • 4
    For striped tie: Use fondant roller and Pink guide rings to roll out Blue fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use template and knife to cut out tie. Use fondant roller and Pink guide rings to roll out Green fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use knife to cut strips 1/8 inch wide. Use damp brush to attach to tie; trim edges with knife to match. For stripes on knot, tuck under edges of stripes to make a 1/2 inch square. Use damp brush to attach to tie.
  • 5
    For dotted tie: Use fondant roller and Pink guide rings to roll out Red fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use pattern and knife to cut out tie. Use fondant roller and Pink guide rings to roll out Yellow fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use tip 12 to cut out dots; use damp brush to attach to tie.
  • 6
    For collar, use fondant roller and Pink guide rings to roll out White fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use collar pattern and knife to cut two, reversing one. Attach collar to tie, placing slightly over tie knot, and propping up with small amount of buttercream icing.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant White 24 oz. 104795455
  • Wilton Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant Multi Pack Primary Colors 104103548
  • Your Favorite Cupcake Recipe
  • Your Favorite Buttercream Icing Recipe
  • Baking Cups (such as Wilton Standard Baking Cups Primary Color 75 ct. 104462562)
  • Wilton Recipe Right Muffin Pan 12 cavity 104105978
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Angled Spatula 9 inch 104106122
  • Wilton Roll-N-Cut Mat 104106118
  • Wilton Fondant Rolling Pin 9 inch 104105836
  • Wilton Decorating Brush Set 3 pc. 104105840
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 12 104103096
  • Plastic Ruler
  • Knife
Download Project Template