Pretty Bonnet Cupcakes

Pretty Bonnet Cupcakes

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Wilton
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  • Wilton® foodcrafting supplies:
    White ready-to-use rolled fondant
    Icing colors: Royal Blue, Lemon Yellow, Rose, Violet, Leaf Green
    Roll-N-Cut mat
    9" fondant roller
    Gum Paste Flower Cutter set
    White standard baking cups
    Recipe Right standard muffin pan
    Recipe Right 10"x16" cooling grid
    White decorator icing
    9" angled spatula
    6-pc. Blossom nesting plastic cutter set
    Brush set
    12" disposable decorating bags
    Cake decorating tips: 1, 2 & 352
  • Favorite cake recipe or mix
  • Plastic ruler
  • Knife
  • Scissors


*Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.

1. In advance, make fondant flowers. Tint a 1" ball of fondant blue, 2" balls yellow, rose and violet. Use fondant roller with pink guide rings roll out 1/16" thick. Use instructions in gum paste flower cutter set to cut six medium blossoms in violet and 12 small blossoms in rose. Don’t use stamens. Allow to dry overnight on cornstarch-dusted board. Reserve remaining fondant.
2. Make cupcakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake cupcakes and allow to cool completely. Tint small portion of icing green; reserve majority white. Use spatula and white icing to ice cupcakes smooth.
3. Make hat. Use fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out remaining fondant colors 1/16" thick. Use third largest cutter to cut brim. Position on cupcake. Roll a matching color fondant ball and flatten to 1-1/2"x3/4". Use damp brush to attach to center of brim. Cut blue hat bands, 1/4"x5-1/2". Use damp brush to attach. Use tip 1, disposable decorating bag and white icing to outline and pipe dots on brim.
4. Attach flowers. Use tip 2, disposable decorating bag and white icing to attach flowers with dots of icing, and to pipe dot flower centers. Use tip 352, disposable decorating bag and green icing to pipe leaves.