Mince pie Christmas cupcake toppers
These Christmas cupcake toppers will cheer up any Scrooge!
Brought to you by Lady Berry Cupcakes
You will need
For the cupcakes:
- cupcake(s) with a buttercream dome
- sugarpaste: beige, red, green
- edible green dust
- rolling pin
- sugarpaste board
- edible glue/water
- glue brush
- cookie cutter set
- holly leaf cutter
- basic cake tool set
- mini palette knife
Using a straight edged 9cm (3½in) cookie cutter, cut a disc of beige sugarpaste and attach to the buttercream, doming with the palm of your hand.
Using the scallopededge of the 9cm (3½in) cookie cutter, cut a disc of beige sugarpaste. Using the straight edge of an 8cm (3in) cookie cutter, cut out thecentre. Glue the scalloped edge to the outer edge of the cupcake. Brush with a little flour to suggest pastry.
Using the bulb tool, or anycake tool, put a little pressure on each scallop curve.
With the hollyleaf cutter, roll outthegreen sugarpaste and cut out 3 holly leaves. Glue in thecentre of the cupcake so the stems are facing each other.
Using the mini palette knife, score theveinsof the leaves a little deeper, then dust withediblegreen dust.
Roll 3 small balls of red sugarpaste and attach to the cupcake for the berries.