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Snowman Cupcakes

I can't believe it's been over two months since I've updated my blog!  Fortunately there is not too much to get caught up on what I have been baking.

These adorable snowman cups were for Miss E's winter concert bake sale on December 17th.  It's been so long since I've made them, I'm not actually sure what flavour they were.  Looking at the picture it looks like they were chocolate. 

I saw these on Pinterest (of course) and have been wanting make them for a few years.  This was the perfect opportunity.  First you ice the cupcakes with some buttercream.  Then to cover the icing to make it look like snow, in a small bowl I had the white sugar crystals and dipped the cupcakes in to cover each one.  I used an orange jelly bean for the "carrot" nose, black dragees for the "coal" mouth, and cut out fondant for the eyes.  It was a simple but long process.  Thankfully it was for only two dozen of them. 


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