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Daisy Cupcakes

I love doing flowers.  Any kind when it comes to decorating cakes and cupcakes.  I really love doing daisies.  They are just so happy and summery.  When a co-worker asked me to do some cupcakes for her sister's birthday as a last minute request I can never say no when I get I chance to do these.

The request was for a dozen chocolate cupcakes.  Normally, the minimum for cupcake orders is two dozen.  However, I had two cakes this weekend and both of them chocolate.  I was going to be hardly any work to scoop out 12 cupcakes worth of batter!

I cut out the daisies a few nights in advance so that they would have lots of time to harden and wouldn't go soggy absorbing all the moisture from the icing.  I also added some white gel dye into the icing to make it super white.  Otherwise it would have been very obvious that the icing was off white underneath the white fondant flowers.


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