Wilton I – Cupcakes (Class 3)

Today at my Wilton class, I learned how to make figures, shell borders and drop flowers.  The cupcakes I made for the class were dreadful…they were chocolate sponge and just were NOT good (Wilton recipe…blech).  The dark chocolate buttercream, however…yum.
I made…
this radical clown:

this happy little smiley face:

and these cute little flowers:

Dark Chocolate Buttercream Icing
Wilton

 Ingredients
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
1 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups sifted confectioner’s sugar
4-5 tablespoons milk

Directions
-Cream shortening and butter.
-Add cocoa and vanilla.
-Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time on low to medium speed and mix until combined.
-Add milk and beat until fluffy.

 

 

 

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6 Responses to “Wilton I – Cupcakes (Class 3)”


  1. 1 CB March 17, 2008 at 4:19 am

    So cute! You have cake class on sundays? ME TOO! I will post my “midterm” tomorrow. Fab job on the clowns, smiley and flowers! 🙂

  2. 2 katie102006 March 17, 2008 at 1:07 pm

    Love it! You are getting so good! The clown on top of a cupcake is too cute!!!

  3. 3 Suzy Q-zy March 17, 2008 at 2:12 pm

    I’m usually not a clown fan, but that little guy is really cute! Well done!!!

  4. 4 NinaBeth March 17, 2008 at 2:28 pm

    Your clown is so cute!! I want to learn drop flowers too, we don’t learn them in our class, so you may have to teach me. 🙂

  5. 5 Andrea March 17, 2008 at 5:24 pm

    Thanks girls!! Suzy, I really thought I would hate it. I found it a little weird, but he came out really cute! Nina – it’s so easy! You just need the right tip, I think it’s Wilton D23?

  6. 6 Kat Graz March 18, 2008 at 12:11 pm

    Did I ever tell you how scared I am of Clowns- even ones made from frosting!


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