Textured and Patterned Cupcakes
Make the perfect cupcake toppers this winter by following our simple step-by-step guide to making these textured and patterned cupcakes.
Uploaded by Renshaw Baking
- 250 g Renshaw Cassis Ready to Roll Icing
- 250 g Renshaw Sapphire Blue Ready to Roll Icing
- 250 g Renshaw White Ready to Roll Icing
- Rainbow Dust Light Gold Metallic Paint
- Rainbow Dust Pearl White Lustre
- Rainbow Dust Tylo Powder
- 12 Pre-baked Cupcakes
- Cooled Boiled Water
- Cooled Boiled Apricot Jam
Prepare your Equipment:
You will need: 4mm Gold Dragees, 1cm strip cutter, FMM Straight Frill Set 5-8 Blossom Frill Cutter, FMM Impression Mat, Diamond Embosser, Scissors, Rolling Pin, Pastry Brush, Water Brush, Fine Paintbrush, Round Cutter (2.5”), Icing Sugar, Sharp Knife
Prepare the cupcakes by brushing over the surface with a thin layer of apricot jam.
On a clean, dry surface knead the Cassis and Sapphire Blue Ready to Roll Icing separately until pliable.
Dust the work surface with icing sugar and pin out both colours of icing until 3-4mm thick.
Cut 3 circles from each colour using the circle cutter, cover 6 of the 8 cupcakes and smooth over.
Press the FMM impression mat onto the covered Cassis and Sapphire Blue cupcakes to emboss. Paint the design with Light Gold Metallic Paint.
Pale down both the Cassis and Sapphire Blue Icing with White Icing to create 3 shades of each colour icing.
Pin out each shade to 3-4mm thick and cut out three 1cm strips from each. Line up the Cassis shades and stick together with water. Cut out a circle using the circle cutter and attach onto a plain cupcake. Repeat for Sapphire Blue.
Dust over with Pearl White Lustre.
Press the diamond embosser onto the covered cupcake to emboss and press in the gold dragees. Dust over with Pearl White Lustre.
Ornate Cloak Cupcake:
Adapt the Sapphire Blue and Cassis Icing by adding 1tsp of Tylo Powder and kneading well. Pin out both Icings to 1mm thick. Cut out 2 ovals using the circle cutter from each colour and attach onto the covered cupcake in the contrasting colour.
Cut out a border using the Blossom frill cutter and attach on top of the ovals. Attach the single blossoms to the edges of the ovals.
Roll 2 small diamond shapes and attach where the ovals meet. Paint the details using Light Gold Metallic Paint.