- By: Hallee
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Make any batch of cupcakes. I made Yummy Yellow Cake.
Make a batch of buttercream frosting.
Tint enough of the frosting flesh colored to frost all of the cupcakes. I used a little bit of peach color and a little bit of brown. I tinted about 1 1/2 cups of frosting.
Tint about a 3/4 cup of frosting red. Using a knife, frost about half of the top half of a cupcake red in like a swoosh. See how I did it below. This is Santa’s hat.
With a star tip (#16) and white frosting in a decorating bag, line the edge of the hat with small stars.
Where the mouth would go, make an arc for the mustache.
Working in a half circle, draw down the lines of the beard.
With pearl decorating candies, using pink, place Santa’s nose.
Using blue or green place Santa’s eyes.
With jimmies decorating candies, place a red jimmie in between the mustache and the beard for his mouth.
Put a mini-marshmallow at the end of the hat.
With red sugar sprinkles, give Santa some rosy cheeks.
Insist to everyone that, yes, they’re good to eat, not just look at. :)
It really isn’t hard to turn this into a mirror image with green instead of red and touches of brown instead of white to make little elf cupcakes. I mgiht do those next year.
Also, these go great with Rudolph cupcakes. I make them together.
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Those are just adorable! You did a great job! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Cupcake Tuesday!
those are adorable! great job!
Oh those cupcakes are adorable!
Those are adorable!
Those are really stinking cute!!
So cute & you make them look so easy.