Tiger cupcakes

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Love animal cupcakes? Try this tiger design from our cupcake queen Victoria Threader.

With step-by-step pictures you’ll have these creative and fun toppers ready in no time. A batch of 12 cupcakes should take between 10-15 mins to make and the tiger toppers should take around 20 mins.

These tiger cupcakes are great for beginners as they’re not too fiddly and use only a few pieces of fondant.

Cupcake toppers are a great to decorate your cakes as you can make them weeks in advance and store them in cardboard boxes until you need them. You can also add them to all different types of cupcake sponges – chocolate, lemon, carrot – the choic is yours!

Fondant can be bought in most supermarkets in the cake decorating aisle.

These cupcakes would make the perfect treat for a jungle-themed party.


  • 120g orange modelling paste
  • 60g white fondant
  • 30g black fondant
  • Black sugar pearls
  • Clear Chinese noodles
  • Black edible ink pen