How to Cover Cupcakes Perfectly

How to Cover Cupcakes Perfectly

In this short video Handi Mulyana teaches you how to cover a cupcake perfectly, providing you with a super smooth base to put your cupcake decorations on.

Materials
• Ganache
• Sugar or jam syrup
• Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Yellow, Brown,
Beige, Black and White fondant
• Cupcakes

Equipment
• Paintbrush
Squires Kitchen Cake Smoother – Small
• Rolling Pin
• 4” Crooked spatula
• Flower cutter large – we used a PME
Sunflower cutter
• Circle Cutters
• Small blossom Cutter
• Sharp paring knife

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1. Using a paring knife, trim your cupcakes so they have a smooth surface and are free of muffin tops.

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2. Cover the top of your cupcakes with a thin layer of chocolate ganache. Make sure not to come all the way to the paper.

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3. Brush a little sugar or jam syrup on the top.

4. Roll out your fondant about 2-3 mm thick and cut circles large enough to cover the cupcakes. Allow for the dome.

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5. Smooth with a Squires Kitchen Cake Smoother – Small

There you have it! Perfect fondant covered cupcakes!

Click on the links to check out how to make a cute Lion, Monkey or Ladybird cupcake decorations for your perfect cupcakes!!

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