Gingerbread Boy Peppermint Cupcakes

Idea gallery #1368
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Gingerbread Boy Peppermint Cupcakes
Ingredients and Supplies
  • white fondant
  • red fondant
  • dark ivory fondant
  • royal icing
  • buttercream icing
  • crushed peppermint
  • gingerbread boy cutter
  • clay extruder
  • tip #12
  • tip #1A
  • standard size cupcakes
  • edible glue
  • pastry bags
  • black food coloring
Accents shoud be made several days ahead of time and may be made up to a month or two ahead.

Sucker cupcakes - feed a fondant extruder, fitted with a round opening, with a thin snake of red rolled fondant and a fat snake of white rolled fondant. Twist the fed rope to form a candy sucker. Create the sucker stick with dark ivory rolled fondant. Attach the stick to the sucker using edible glue. Ice cupcake with buttercream icing using tip #1A. Roll edges in crushed peppermint.

Gingerbread boy cupcakes - cut gingerbread boy using a gingerbread boy cookie cutter and dark ivory rolled fondant. Cut the button using tip #12 and red rolled fondant. Pipe details with royal icing. Ice cupcake with buttercream icing usingtip #1A. Roll edges in crushed peppermint.< /p>

Red Swirl Standard Baking Cups
Red Swirl Standard Baking Cups
Unit: 30/pkg.
Royal Icing Mix
Royal Icing Mix
Unit: 1 lb. bag
Ivory AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Ivory AmeriColor® Soft Gel Pas...
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Super Red AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Super Red AmeriColor® Soft Gel...
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
Makin's Ultimate Clay Extruder
Unit: 1 set / 21 pcs. total
#12 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#12 Round Opening Stainless St...
Unit: 1
#806 (1A) Large Round 1/2" Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#806 (1A) Large Round 1/2" Ope...
Unit: 1
12" Clear Disposable Decorating Bags
12" Clear Disposable Decoratin...
Unit: 12/pkg.
Mini Gingerbread Boy Cookie Cutter
Mini Gingerbread Boy Cookie Cu...
Unit: 1
Super Black AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Super Black AmeriColor® Soft G...
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle