Saturday, September 3, 2011

Fourth of July Sundae Cupcakes

Its been a dreary, rainy day. If it rains too much longer I may just float away.  I mean really what's up with all the bad weather?

The kids are all stuck inside.....driving each other nuts. Before they killed each other and I had to clean up all the blood (no fun at all), I decided to cheer them up with dessert. After all dessert makes everything better......RIGHT?

Off to the kitchen I headed to make them something cute, yet easy.

I made them these super easy sundae cupcakes.

Use your favorite cake recipe. I used the Wilton jumbo cupcake pan (the sundaes call for the King sized cupcake pan but I just used what I had)

Bake according to your cake directions.

Allow to cool on a wire rack.

Starting at the outer edge of the cupcake, using a 1M tip, swirl the top of the cupcakes working inward.

Then make a second swirl smaller than the first, starting inward a bit. Stop at center and pull up.

Place candy cherry bomb or red fondant rolled in a ball on top of swirl.

Sprinkle with red, white and blue sprinkles.

Insert candy stick if you have available. If not use a candle and insert it upside down as I did here.

It's very easy and will be sure to brighten your children's day when they are stuck inside.


~Throw on your heels and get to baking~

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