Cupcakes have become very chic and can frequently be seen at a variety of gatherings, including children's birthday parties, weddings and baby showers. These delectables are easy to bake at home and a little creativity is all you need to turn them into a dessert your guests will find utterly delightful. Depending on the occasion, there are several arrangements that highlight the fancy-free feeling of these moist, mini cakes.
Cupcakes can be arranged into any animal shape. To arrange cupcakes into a desired shape, draw out the outer margins of the arrangement to scale and fill it with circles which are the size of the cupcakes. This way you can determine how many cupcakes you'll need to bake and ice, and in which colors. Some arrangement ideas include a bunny rabbit, an elephant, a butterfly and a puppy dog.
Creating a cupcake arrangement with the inspiration taken from your child's favorite sport allows you to personalize the cupcakes and customize them according to your child's personality and interests. Options for sport arrangements include the whole court or field, a ball, such as a baseball or soccer ball, or a popular team's shorts or T-shirt design. Decide on the size of the arrangement and determine how many cupcakes you'll need to make. Frost cupcakes with green icing and sprinkle with colored, shredded coconut to create a grassy field.
Stands help to arrange cupcakes into a tree form. This design works well at baby showers or more mature events since the cupcakes appear more classy and grown-up. A stand can be purchased in a variety of materials, including whimsical wire, more rustic wood, ceramic and glass. For more creative individuals, stands can be created at home in almost any shape using wire, wood or pottery. Since stands highlight each individual cupcake, each mini cake can have their own design and work together by maintaining a similar color scheme.
The cute, romantic look of cupcakes works well for less traditional wedding couples. Cupcakes can be arranged around a larger wedding cake for effect or they can be placed on tiers to allude to a layered wedding cake design. Personalized wedding cupcake arrangements include the couple's rings intertwined, their initials or a bouquet of flowers. Wedding cupcakes come in all colors but the most popular color is white with accents of the wedding's color scheme, such as lavender, aubergine and sapphire.
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