Fields of Flowers

A Burst of Autumn

Crown these king-size muffins with flowers that rule. It's a lush blanket of lovely pink and yellow drop flowers atop a field of green buttercream. Pure magic!

Each Serves 1.

Step 1

Step 1: Make Drop Flowers

At least 2 days before decorating cake, make rose and yellow royal icing drop flowers using tip 2D and tip 129 (approximately 20 flowers were used for each cupcake shown - make additional in case of breakage); add tip 3 white dot flower centers. Allow to dry completely.

Step 2

Step 2: Make Cupcakes

Bake cupcakes in king-size baking cups placed in king-size muffin pan 20-22 minutes; cool completely. Or, purchase standard non-decorated cupcakes from the supermarket or local bakery.

Step 3

Step 3: Decorate Cupcakes

Prepare buttercream icing; if desired, tint green. Using spatula, ice cupcakes smooth. Randomly position flowers on top; add tip 352 leaves in green.

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