Tuesday, 2 July 2013

How to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes

I am not the worlds greatest cake decorator and I don't think I'll ever be. But I do like to make make cakes look nice and this is a very easy way to top cupcakes.
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes

How to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
So you can turn your plain cupcakes into something like this.
First you need to take a small piece of roll out fondant icing and roll a sausage shape.
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
 Then flatten it out with your fingers.
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
 Then release the icing from the board with a palette knife
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
 Then roll the icing up working the spiral backwards and forwards to give the random petal effect.
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
 So it should look like this.
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
 To make it easy to stand on your cupcakes slice the end of the roll with your palette knife.
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
 Here's a set of roses ready to top cupcakes.
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
Tutorial Tuesday #12 - how to make easy roll up yellow rose cupcakes
Here's my eldest's decorations for his cupcakes.
Then attach to your cupcakes with a little glace icing in any colour you want. 

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