Giant Cupcake

Decorating By forgetmeknot Updated 23 Jul 2008 , 12:02am by brendaonline

forgetmeknot Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 8:23pm
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I am looking for help with decorating ideas for a cake. I am using the WIlton Giant Cupcake (3D) pan. I was trying to look for pictures also but there are so many it was getting tough to wade through them all. It's not really for anything except that I want to try it out before I HAVE to use it and I will be taking the cake to a family reunion this weekend. I don't know how to frost the top and like I said couldn't find any pictures for ideas... Help! lol
Thanks!

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tnt320to Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 8:32pm
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Hi forgetmeknot,

I recently got this pan myself and have only used it once. I really enjoyed it. I was able to find some pics on cc when I searched for giant cupcake. I will attemp to attach a picture of the one I made. I used the largest round tip I had. I can't remember the number. I know it wasn't the standard 12 I use alot. It was much bigger. Maybe 300 and something. Anyway, I used my cake icer tip for the bottom and smoothed it with a Viva paper towel after it crusted and used a dowel to give the look of the cupcake wrapper. Then I just went round and round with the round tip to make the little tip at the top. the littel banner was made of gumpaste. I hope that helped!
LL

crystalina1977 Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 10:27pm
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i have seen some of these giant cupcakes covered in lots of smaller swirls of frosting, fondant cherry on top and sprinkles

brendaonline Posted 23 Jul 2008 , 12:02am
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I did one a few weeks ago. I made rosettes all over the top with a 1M or something very similar, and I liked the way it looked. It's in my photos.

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