Intro: Cupcake in a Cake Costume /Jumbo Wedding Cupcake
This is my idea of a fun/fancy jumbo cupcake. This large cupcake is perfect for the bride and groom to keep for their anniversary or simply just as a topper on their cupcakes stand with a bunch of coordinating cupcakes.
Step 1: You Will Need:
you will need:
cake mix or favorite cake recipe
canned frosting or icing recipe
6 inch round pan
4 in round (i used a pyrex dish that is oven safe,but you could even use a can .Take label off and clean it)
1 cupcake (for the top tier)
cricut cake mini for the butterflies (you could use reg. cricut cake or just a cute little butterfly cutter)
fondant for decorations
luster dust and brush(optional)
Bake your cakes. Let cool.Take a serrated knife and carefully cut off the domes of each cake.
First cover the bottom (6 inch) with icing.Then put the 4 inch little cake on top and cover it. Then top that with the cupcake and ice it. Now take your time to make the icing look nice.
Step 3: Finishing Touches
Either cut out your butterflies with cookie cutters or you can use a cricut if you have one. I just got mine so I had to make a cake with it.(It's just the right thing to do.lol)
Roll out the fondant into a snake and the roll it out flat and long. You will want to measure your cakes so that you know how long to make the "ribbons" for each tier. Use your foodsafe brush to dust the color onto your ribbons and butterflies. The butterflies should be dried for a day or so against a book or something to give them a little movement. But you will need the ribbons to be frshly made so they will be supple enough to wrap around your cakes. then simply place your butterflies where you want. Now you have a beautiful impressive little cake.