Wilton Black Cat Cupcakes

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Black Cat Cupcakes

These easy-to-decorate and delicious black cat cupcakes won't last long!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include time needed to bake and cool cupcakes.
  • 2
    Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes.
  • 3
    Tint portions of decorator icing Black, Green, Orange and Gray. (Note: combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for Green shown and use Black color to make Gray.) Use spatula and Black icing to ice top of cupcakes smooth.
  • 4
    Use fondant roller with Pink guide rings to roll out 1-1/8 inch ball of Black fondant 1/16 inch thick. Use third largest (3-1/4 inch diameter) circle cutter to cut a circle. Position fondant circle on cupcake top.
  • 5
    Use fondant roller with Purple guide rings to roll out a 1 inch ball of Black fondant 1/8 inch thick. Use straight edge of “A” size leaf cut-out to cut two leaves for each treat. Use knife to cut narrow ends into triangles, 3/4 inch high. Use tip 2, a cut disposable decorating bag and Black icing to attach ears to cupcake.
  • 6
    Use tip 2, a cut disposable decorating bag and Green icing to outline and fill in eyes. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Use tip 2 and Black icing to pipe dot pupil. Use tip 2, a cut disposable decorating bag and Orange icing to outline and fill in nose. Pat smooth. Use tip 1, a cut disposable decorating bag and Gray icing to pipe outline mouth.
  • 7
    For whiskers, cut spaghetti into four pieces 1-1/2 inch long, for each treat. Insert spaghetti into disposable decorating bag with Black icing and tip 3; pull out spaghetti to coat. Insert whiskers into cheeks.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Ready-To-Use Decorator White Icing 4-1/2 lb. 104105016
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Lemon Yellow 104103402
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Leaf Green 104103422
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Orange 104103404
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Black 104103425
  • Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant 24 oz. Black 104795459
  • Wilton Roll-N-Cut Mat 104106118
  • Wilton Fondant Rolling Pin 9 inch 104105836
  • Wilton Cut-Outs Dual-side Fondant Cutters Rounds 104793687
  • Wilton Cut-Outs Dual-side Fondant Cutters Leaves 104793697
  • Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags 12 inch 104105894
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 2 104103104
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 1 104103103
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 3 104103110
  • Wilton Standard Baking Cups 75 pc. Purple Dots 104559895
  • Wilton Performance Pans Standard Muffin Man 12 pc. 104105428
  • Wilton Angled Spatula 9 inch 104106122
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Your Favorite Cupcake Recipe
  • Uncooked Spaghetti
  • Plastic Ruler
  • Cornstarch
  • Knife