Cupcakes Cake

Baking By dreyna16 Updated 20 May 2010 , 3:26am by lorilori

dreyna16 Posted 20 May 2010 , 1:02am
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Any idea on tutorials on how to make a cupcakes cake? I have to make one of the Little Mermaid

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mamawrobin Posted 20 May 2010 , 1:11am
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I'd google "how to make a little mermaid cupcake cake". You can also try youtube.

SPCC Posted 20 May 2010 , 2:57am
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Originally Posted by mamawrobin

I'd google "how to make a little mermaid cupcake cake". You can also try youtube.

I agree! also I saw at the store when they were making a cupcake cake they use the icing tip (the big one) and then use the smaller ones to decorate.

Rose_N_Crantz Posted 20 May 2010 , 3:07am
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Arrange your cupcakes in the shape you want on the board. I recommend putting a dot of frosting under the outer cupcakes to kinda glue the design in place. Using a regular decorating bag with an open coupler, pipe an "outline" around the entire mass of cupcakes, this will help your edges look clean. Then start filling in a few of the gaps if there are some. I always try to arrange the cupcakes in a honeycomb pattern rather than a grid just so there isn't a whole lot of frosting in the cracks, but sometimes that isn't possible. So I fill in those cracks with a little glob or strip of frosting. Then, using a speed icer, pipe out strips of frosting covering the entire cupcake cake. Smooth it over with an offset spatula, Viva if necessary and yo'ure done.

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lorilori Posted 20 May 2010 , 3:26am
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There is a tutorial on this site for "how to make a frozen buttercream transfer" that demonstrates on a cupcake cake. Sounds like it would be just what you are after! I will try to post the link...

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