Giant Cupcake

Baking By nicholax0x Updated 7 Sep 2011 , 7:29am by kenidicalamity

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nicholax0x Posted 5 Sep 2011 , 3:38pm
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im making a giant cupcake for the first time. im unsure of what to use for the icing i want the typical cupcake look. i tried using butter icing and a piping back didnt look how i wanted it to. im unsure if its my icing or the piping back i want to use the star shape nozzle and curl it up to the top its just not working should i use normal icing? please help its for a little girls birthday icon_sad.gif

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bakingkat Posted 7 Sep 2011 , 5:46am
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I think it would be hard to do a normal swirl on the giant cupcake. I think I usually see lots of little swirls on them. I like lots of the rose swirl on mine. Either way, I think regular buttercream is fine however you decide to frost it.

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kenidicalamity Posted 7 Sep 2011 , 7:29am
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I made one recently that looked sort of like the standard swirl. I used half a ball pan and then just used buttercreme and a 1M tip to swirl around and around. It was as close as I could come.

Here's the pic:

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