Flower-Topped Cupcakes


For Cupcakes:

For Flower Decorations:


  1. 1 of 2 Prepare and frost cupcakes.
  2. 2 of 2 To decorate, begin by flattening gumdrops into circles with a rolling pin. Form into a flower shape. Try one of these four varieties:

Coiled Rose:

  1. 1 of 1 Cut out a tiny wedge from a gumdrop center; discard. Twist one edge of break in circle over the other.

Ruffled Edges:

  1. 1 of 1 Cut many slits in a gumdrop almost to the center; feather edges toward center.

Dogwood Blossoms:

  1. 1 of 1 Cut four slits in a gumdrop and crumple "petals" inward.

Four-Cornered Posy:

  1. 1 of 1 Pinch edges of gumdrop in four places to create four corners.

For flower centers:

  1. 1 of 1 Cut candy-coated licorice pieces in half; attach to centers of flowers with frosting.

For leaves:

  1. 1 of 1 Cut off four thin edges from green gumdrop circles; twist slightly and attach to flowers with frosting.
Nutrition Information for Flower-Topped Cupcakes
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