Whimsical Floral Cupcakes

Idea gallery #1701
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Whimsical Floral Cupcakes
Ingredients and Supplies
  • light blue rolled fondant
  • Modern Texture Sheet Set
  • rolling pin
  • piping gel
  • buttercream icing
  • yellow gum paste
  • salmon gumpaste
  • mint green gum paste
  • peach gum paste
  • periwinkle blue gum paste
  • large round cutter
  • mini accent cutters
  • blossom plunger cutters
  • round plunger cutter
  • easy rose cutter
  • round piping tip
  • flower formers
Roll assorted colors of gum paste very thin and use plunger cutters and rose cutter to cut flowers. Using the round plunger cutter and mini accent cutters, cut the centers out of the larger flowers petals. Use the round plunger cutter to make flat centers for the flowers. Layer the flowers in formers attach each layer in the center using piping gel. Roll small pieces of contrasting colors for the ball centers and attach with piping gel. Cut blossom flowers and place in formers then roll small pieces for flower centers and and attach with piping gel. Allow all flowers to dry overnight.

Roll fondant to desired thickness then place on top of texture sheet. Roll over fondant with gentle, even pressure then turn sheet over and remove from fondant. Use large circle cutter to cut cupcake top. Ice top of cupcake with buttercream icing and lay fondant piece over icing. Gently press fondant to top of cupcake using the palm of your hand.

Attach flowers to top of cupcake using piping gel.

Baby Blue Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Baby Blue Satin Ice Rolled Fon...
77-756
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Modern Texture Sheet Set
Modern Texture Sheet Set
43-4718
Unit: 1 set/ 6 sheets total
Piping Gel
Piping Gel
76-2011
Unit: 1 lb. tub
Round Cookie Cutter Set
Round Cookie Cutter Set
FR-3619
Unit: 1 set/9 pcs. total
Mini Accent Cutter Set
Mini Accent Cutter Set
43-4870
Unit: 1 set/ 18 cutters total
PME Cutter-5 Petal Large Set
PME Cutter-5 Petal Large Set
43-900FP
Unit: 1 set / 3 pcs. total
#8 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#8 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-8
Unit: 1
Gum Paste 2# Satin Ice
Gum Paste 2# Satin Ice
77-244
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Lemon Yellow Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8007)
Lemon Yellow Americolor® Soft ...
ACR-107
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Terracotta Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8025)
Terracotta Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-125
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Mint Green Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8012)
Mint Green Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-112
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Peach Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8017)
Peach Americolor® Soft Gel Pas...
ACR-117
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Royal Blue Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8002)
Royal Blue Americolor® Soft Ge...
ACR-102
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Flower Form-1 5/8" Cup
Flower Form-1 5/8" Cup
43-9026
Unit: 1
Flower Form-2" Cup
Flower Form-2" Cup
43-9024
Unit: 1