Use fondant to make beautiful cupcakes in a hurry. There is no frosting. Just roll out the fondant, cut the fondant into shapes, and lay the fondant on the cupcakes.
Kitchen tools, gourmet foods, baking mixes, and hard-to-find baking ingredients mentioned in this article are available at The Prepared Pantry.
by Dennis Weaver
You can buy colored fondant but you can get exactly the colors you want with food color gels—and you can choose from 41 colors.
Use a cookie or biscuit cutter to cut shapes large enough to cover your cupcakes. Use different colors and cut smaller shapes and strips for decorating.
Tips for success
Dennis Weaver is the founder of The Prepared Pantry, a full line kitchen store in Rigby, Idaho. The Prepared Pantry sells kitchen tools, gourmet foods, and baking ingredients including hundreds of hard-to-find ingredients.