How Do I Get The Smooth Top Cupcakes?? Is It Poured Fondant?

Baking By alliloz Updated 22 Apr 2010 , 1:10pm by DivinelyDelicious

alliloz Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 5:54pm
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I am doing hockey puck cupcakes and want a smooth black top so I can pipe the kids hockey numbers on the top. Not sure what kind of icing you would use?? Is it poured fondant... any recipes would be great!! Thanks

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Rose_N_Crantz Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 6:06pm
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I have some cupcakes in my photos that have smooth fondant tops. I just iced them in buttercream and then using a cookie cutter, cut out circles of fondant and just placed them on top. Easy peasy.

alliloz Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 6:16pm
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that looks great. I want something i can do a couple days before and freeze.. or even the day before, so that my husband can take them to the hockey party, since I will be at a retreat all weekend.. you can't freeze fondant can you?

Malakin Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 6:25pm
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I have frozen fondant and slowly defrosted it and didn't have too much trouble. I have used a poured fondant recipe from Peggy Porchen where she adds a little corn syrup and melts the fondant some to dip the cupcakes into a few times to make them smooth and shiny.

alliloz Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 6:30pm
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thanks.. I will try that this weekend and see how it holds up to being frozen for a few days

katnmouse Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 3:04am
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I've done the method of microwaving canned icing then dipping the cupcakes in. They dry smooth and lovely.

DivinelyDelicious Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 1:10pm
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Royal Icing works great as well it dries hard and smooth

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