Cupcakes?

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toodledoo Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 3:42pm
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I was thinking of making some cupcakes for my son's school bake sale. However, they need to be individually wrapped. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can do this without squishing the icing?

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JoanneK Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 3:49pm
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They have little boxes that are just perfect for one cupcake.

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adonisthegreek1 Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 3:57pm
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Wow, I wish I had an economical answer. The individual boxes are very nice, but they get expensive, especially if you are already donating the cupcakes. I have put individual cookies in cellophane baggies once the icing crusts. I don't know if this would work for cupcakes or not.

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Homemade-Goodies Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 3:59pm
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Would a cellophane bag, stapled or taped shut count as individually wrapped for them?

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melysa Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 4:02pm
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if you are using a crusting bc, you can place them upright in clear cellophane goodie bags (20 pk at walmart for just over a dollar) and tie with the silver twistie that comes with it or a ribbon (quarter inch ribbon 10 yard roll at walmart 44cents). just tie the bag up a bit higher so that it doesnt squeeze or squish the icing.

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kendi25 Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 4:16pm
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Wlmart have some tiny dixie bowls - I think you should look at it, very inexpensive too. They are really small

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Jmtreu98 Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 4:22pm
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I just did cupcakes for my daughter's bakesale. If you have Michaels by you they sell 3 packs of cupcake boxes. Each indivual box holds 4 regular size cupcakes. I think it was $4.99 for the 3 pack. They worked great!

You could also try a local bakery. Sometimes they are willing to sell the plastic containers for cupcakes.

Good Luck,

Jeanene

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peardream Posted 9 Apr 2008 , 4:24pm
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I'm not sure if this would work, but I just imagined using brown lunch bags. You could put the cupcake in the bag with a little dab of royal icing underneath it to "glue" it down. You could label each bag with what's in it and maybe have a few out to display what is inside the bag....I don't think it would be heavy enough to weigh down the bottom of the bag but it's worth a try. you'd have to wait until the frosting crusts up though.

To seal it, you could fold it down and staple it shut...

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leily Posted 10 Apr 2008 , 1:14am
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I think the topic was lost in the crash, but I remember recently someone put them into small plastic cups so transport and then you can put that cup in a bag.

Otherwise stop by McD's and see if you can get some of their sundae cups w/lids!

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