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Adorning Vacation Wreath Cupcakes with Jennifer Shea of Trophy Cupcakes

This submit comes courtesy of Jennifer Shea, proprietor of Trophy Cupcakes

At Trophy Cupcakes the vacations actually are probably 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 luggage and let’s have a adorning celebration!

Our wreath cupcakes are simpler to embellish than they appear and are positive to impress all your vacation friends.

1. Begin by gathering every thing you will have:

  • Your favourite unfrosted cupcakes
  • A pastry bag fitted with a #366 Wilton tip (or different medium leaf tip) and full of inexperienced buttercream  (Notice: on your buttercream: tint three quarters of it inexperienced, divide the remaining one quarter and tint half crimson and go away the remaining white)
  • A pastry bag fitted with a #4 Ateco tip (or different small spherical writing tip) and full of a small quantity of crimson buttercream
  • A small bowl of white buttercream
  • Clear sanding sugar
  • Pink 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 high of your cupcakes. Attempt to make the circle as spherical as doable 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 full of inexperienced buttercream and fitted along 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 aspect (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 ideas level away from the center of the cupcake. Pipe leaves aspect by aspect all the best way 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 information of the leaves ought to all level in towards the center of the cupcake. Pipe all the 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. Travel, one out, one in till you full the final row.

6. Now, the ending touches!

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

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

Concerning the writer: Jennifer has been baking and party-making since she leveraged Grandma’s pumpkin roll recipe into 4-H blue ribbons as slightly lady. As an grownup, she grew to become 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 vitamin diploma from Bastyr College, the place she didn’t grow to be a sworn enemy of sugar, however moderately realized the significance of high quality elements—a trademark that infuses her baking at the moment. In 2007, Jennifer and her husband Michael Williamson flipped on the classic schoolhouse lights on the first Trophy in Wallingford Heart, and Seattleites in search of a premier dessert vacation spot lined up. Clients and press praised Jennifer’s cupcakes, and Martha Stewart lauded them as “totally scrumptious.” Two extra places (College Village and The Bravern in Bellevue), and a younger son (Fleetwood) later, Jennifer runs round rather a lot today, 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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