Need Ideas For First Birthday Cupcakes

Decorating By mckaren Updated 29 Mar 2008 , 6:15pm by mckaren

mckaren Posted 28 Mar 2008 , 7:59pm
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Hi, it's 2 months away but I want to make cupcakes for my son's first birthday. I'm going to put buttercream on them and have them domed instead of flat but I need something to go on the top. I'm probably better at modelling with fondant or flowerpaste than buttercream.

Any ideas?

Karen xx

3 replies
Shelly4481 Posted 28 Mar 2008 , 8:04pm
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How about a little number 1 or elmo head. Something that goes with the theme. Sorry not much help here.

WendyLaLa Posted 29 Mar 2008 , 7:46am
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If you are just going for a 1st birthday theme you could cut out a whole bunch of differnt colored 1's out of fondant and let them dry for a few days and stick on each of the cupcakes with some really cute sprinkes on top. I don't know your theme. Let us know! We might have some even better ideas!!

mckaren Posted 29 Mar 2008 , 6:15pm
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I don't really have a theme as we're not having a proper party as such. It's sort of getting split between the Thursday and the Sunday. He's very much a boy but as for a theme I can't think of anything specific. I haven't decided whether to do the buttercream in pale blue or cream or a mixture of both.

Hmmmm I just don't know!

Karen x

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