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Adorning Vacation Wreath Cupcakes with Jennifer Shea of Trophy Cupcakes


This put up comes courtesy of Jennifer Shea, proprietor of Trophy Cupcakes

At Trophy Cupcakes the vacations actually are essentially the most fantastic time of the 12 months. Buttercream Snowmen, sparkly sugar topped ornaments and fanciful wreath cupcakes deck our halls from Thanksgiving to New Years Eve. Merely put, we simply love the vacations. So, seize some confetti and your piping baggage and let’s have a adorning occasion!

Our wreath cupcakes are simpler to brighten than they appear and are certain to impress all your vacation visitors.

1. Begin by gathering all the things you’ll need:

  • Your favourite unfrosted cupcakes
  • A pastry bag fitted with a #366 Wilton tip (or different medium leaf tip) and stuffed with inexperienced buttercream  (Be aware: to your buttercream: tint three quarters of it inexperienced, divide the remaining one quarter and tint half pink and go away the remaining white)
  • A pastry bag fitted with a #4 Ateco tip (or different small spherical writing tip) and stuffed with a small quantity of pink buttercream
  • A small bowl of white buttercream
  • Clear sanding sugar
  • Crimson nonpareils or comparable sprinkles
  • An offset spatula

2. Frost the background of your wreath

Utilizing an offset spatula, frost a circle of white buttercream on prime of your cupcakes. Attempt to make the circle as spherical as attainable since you’ll be utilizing it as a information for piping the primary row of your wreath.

3. Pipe your first row of the wreath

Utilizing your pastry bag stuffed with inexperienced buttercream and fitted together with your leaf tip, pipe one row of leaves across the perimeter of your cupcake. When utilizing a leaf tip it ought to appear like a chicken’s beak from the facet (i.e. maintain your pastry bag so the “beak” is perpendicular to your cupcake). Squeeze, launch and draw back shortly to realize the small leaf form.

This row of leaves ought to have their suggestions level away from the center of the cupcake. Pipe leaves facet by facet all the way in which across the perimeter of your cupcake utilizing the white circle of buttercream as a information.

4. Pipe the second row of the wreath

Pipe the second of leaves inside of the primary row. For this row, the ideas of the leaves ought to all level in towards the center of the cupcake. Pipe the entire leaves shut collectively.

5. Pipe the ultimate row of the wreath

Pipe the ultimate row of leaves so they’re overlapping the primary two rows, use the “seam” between the primary two rows as your information. For this row pipe one leaf  pointing out and one leaf pointing in. Commute, one out, one in till you full the final row.

6. Now, the ending touches!

Sprinkle the inexperienced leaves with clear sanding sugar and pink nonpareils (or the sprinkles of your selection). Pipe a small bow together with your pink buttercream utilizing your writing tip. Voila! Attractive and yummy wreath cupcakes!

Blissful adorning and blissful holidays from all of us at Trophy Cupcakes!

Concerning the creator: Jennifer has been baking and party-making since she leveraged Grandma’s pumpkin roll recipe into 4-H blue ribbons as somewhat woman. As an grownup, she turned a confection creator extraordinaire to her mates, baking up desserts for numerous child showers, birthday events, and weddings. Jennifer mixed her private {and professional} baking expertise with a diet diploma from Bastyr College, the place she didn’t develop into a sworn enemy of sugar, however relatively discovered the significance of high quality elements—a trademark that infuses her baking right now. In 2007, Jennifer and her husband Michael Williamson flipped on the classic schoolhouse lights on the first Trophy in Wallingford Middle, and Seattleites searching for a premier dessert vacation spot lined up. Prospects and press praised Jennifer’s cupcakes, and Martha Stewart lauded them as “completely scrumptious.” Two extra areas (College Village and The Bravern in Bellevue), and a younger son (Fleetwood) later, Jennifer runs round loads lately, however can most frequently be discovered dreaming of and testing whimsical flavors like Pink Champagne and Piña Colada so as to add to her at all times artistic and dependably delectable desserts.

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