Need A Good Idea For Cupcakes! Something For Little Boys!

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the cake whole Posted 6 Jun 2008 , 1:38pm
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I am going to do some cupcakes for my friends son who will be turning 4! I need some interesting ideas so I know that this is the place to ask. He is the typical little boy and likes cars, little einstiens, bugs, etc...
My plan is to top them with buttercream but I want to make it interesting. ANY ideas would be great!!!

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awolf24 Posted 6 Jun 2008 , 2:26pm
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I've seen baseballs and basketballs - easy to do in BC.

Or you can do grass with bugs (even candy bugs or gummi worms to make it easy)

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johnson6ofus Posted 8 Jun 2008 , 5:10am
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as mom to 4 sons, i vote for bugs on grass. 4 is a bit young for sports.....

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pandora_zephyr Posted 8 Jun 2008 , 5:18am
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Though I'm a girl my mom did me a caterpillar cake when I was little... So, here's what you do.

You take one of those circular cake pans with the hole in the middle, right? You bake a cake in it, then cut the cake in half down the middle. Alight the lower part of one cut to the top part of another to make a wavy design. Decorate and have fun creating it into a caterpillar!

For the cupcakes, you could do all sorts. Spiders, beetles, ladybugs even. Bumblebees, etc.

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heycupcake Posted 8 Jun 2008 , 5:28am
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as a mom to a 4 year old---bugs will be a hit--trust this. icon_wink.gif

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