Maltese Cupcakes

Decorating By mgraham01 Updated 18 Apr 2014 , 6:54pm by MBalaska

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mgraham01 Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 10:47am
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AAnyone have the recipe????

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asmita123 Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:45pm
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  • 1 vanilla cupcake with vanilla frosting
  • 2 (2– x 1-inch) Rice Krispie Treats
  • 1 large marshmallow (not jumbo)
  • 1 fruit roll or red/pink chewy candy (such as Tootsie Rolls)
  • 1 small chocolate candies, sugar pearls, or chocolate frosting
  • 1/4 cup additional vanilla frosting for decorating


  1. 1. Add a thin layer of frosting to the top of the whole cupcake.
  2. 2. Cut a marshmallow in half; set aside.
  3. 3. Shape one Rice Krispie treat into a ball about the size of a golf ball. Add one dollop of vanilla frosting toward the middle of the cupcake to hold the head in place.
  4. 4. Place ball on top of dollop of frosting in center of the cupcake.
  5. 5. Place a small amount of frosting in the front of the Rice Krispie ball and place one half of a marshmallow, cut edge side in the icing, to act as the snout.
  6. 6. Fit a piping bag with a #233 grass tip and fill with white frosting.  Pipe frosting “hair” over entire cupcake, except the front of marshmallow muzzle. To do so, hold bag so top of the bag and cupcake form a 90° angle, less than ¼ inch from surface. Apply pressure to form hair, pulling up and away to make hair about ½ inch. Stop pressure and pull tip away.76. Cut the second Rice Krispie Treat, cutting 2 small triangles as ears. Place at top of the Maltese’s head for ears, one ear at “11 o’clock” and the other at “1 o’clock”. Continue piping with #233 grass tip to cover.
  7. Using a piping bag with a #12 tip filled with white frosting, pipe front side of marshmallow for nose.  This can also be done with a spatula.
  8. Add small chocolate candies to face for eyes and nose. Cut a small piece of fruit roll for tongue.  Insert tongue piece below nose. 
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mgraham01 Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 6:31pm
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Thank you!!!!!

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MBalaska Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 6:54pm
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