Cupcake Cake In Shape Of A Star! Help!

Decorating By Yum2010 Updated 1 Jul 2010 , 11:33pm by cakegal

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Yum2010 Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 1:57pm
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Hi everyone! I have a order coming up for the 4th of July. The customer specifically wants 36 cupcakes arranged into a cupcake cake in the shape of a star. This will be my first cupcake cake and I've looked up some great tutorials, but I have been practicing the arrangment of them and trying to fit 36 cuppies into a star is not easy. I thought it would be really simple, but it's giving me fits!! If anyone has any suggestions I would greatly appreciate it ASAP!

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Montrealconfections Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 2:30pm
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Here is what I came up with...I know it's more that 36 but this is the only way it looks right.
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Sucrea Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 2:46pm
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I came up with the same. I couldn't make it look right with just 36 cupcakes! Sorry!

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itscake Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 2:50pm
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I would make a large paper template first...find the center point and then place your first cupcake in the center and work out from there.. hope this works for you

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sweettooth88 Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 2:59pm
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I think it would be easier to make it with more cupcakes not only does it look better but when i bake cupcakes i make them in batches of 2 dz so it would work out better! Good luck!!!

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ChRiStY_71 Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 3:53pm
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I agree with the others...just add more cupcakes to make your shape!

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Yum2010 Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 4:35pm
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Thanks SOOO much everyone!! I just couldn't make it work either!! Glad to know that it's not just me.

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CakesByLJ Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 4:52pm
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This might help... check out my post on using shaped pans.. icon_biggrin.gif
http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-675917.html

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cakegal Posted 1 Jul 2010 , 11:33pm
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I would make a star template and just start in the middle and work your way around placing the cupcakes in a nice neat pattern...take a picture of it...and there you go.
Good Luck!!

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