When it comes to cupcakes, if you have ever made some you should know that it is really fun to make them, but the fun doesn’t stop there. It is also fun to decorate them and the best thing about it is that you can let your creativity free and you can do anything you want with the cupcakes. Also you will find in supermarkets many different kinds of decorative items.
You could add some color to your cupcakes through dressing them up with pretty frosting dots, fondant and sparkling sugar flourishes. In order to get the colors that you want, you should add some coloring to the white frosting.
Then all you have to do is to use different sizes of pastry tips. In order to get the job done quickly, you could get pre-colored fondant, roll them into thin sheets on parchment paper and cut it into shapes with cookie cutters or a knife.
A really simple and fast solution is to cover the cupcakes with chocolate frosting. There are those cupcakes that have a vanilla filling. In case you have these, you could also add a stripe of vanilla or whipped cream to the top of the cupcake to show the people eating it that there is a surprise in the middle of the cupcake.
Maple cupcakes are also quite common because of the wonderful taste that they have. For this you will have to add frosting to the top of the cupcake, but make sure that you will leave a little hole in the middle that would be filled with the maple syrup.
Color and taste? Consider using little flowers to decorate the cupcakes. In the end these would be just perfect for a luncheon. There are numerous places where you could get edible flowers made of royal icing. It is best to serve them on a stand that is also decorated with flowers.
If you like the red velvet cupcakes, it might be best to opt for the dark or white chocolate frosting. First you should cook the frosting to achieve that silky texture that makes the cupcakes just perfect.
In case you are preparing for some special occasion, the cupcakes should be up for the occasion as well. Wrap the cupcakes in ornate paper and add some candy pearls on the plate that match the color of the frosting. You can also use paper cupcake liners with ribbons, fabric rosettes or bows.
When it comes to flower decorations, there are many different elements that you can go for. You can also think about the posies. Look for edible crystallized posies. Some other edible flowers that you can think about include chamomile, nasturtiums, violets and geraniums.
If you are looking for simple and edible decorations, consider adding a single strawberry to the top of every cupcake.
You can see that the ideas of decorating cupcakes are simply infinite and you just need some creativity to turn these lovely bites into a masterpiece.