Emoji monkey cupcakes
How amazing are these emoji monkey cupcakes? They're so simple to make too and are just perfect for kids' parties, as edible gifts or a fun weekend treat for making with your little ones.
Once you've made this cheeky monkey topper, you can try making other facial expressions too like hiding/embarrassing monkey or peak-a-boo monkey.
Emojis are slowly but surely taking over the world by storm. We're all obsessed - so much in fact that you can now make edible emoji icons. We've tried our hand at emoji pancakes but emoji cupcakes are certainly next on the list.
Scroll down to see how to make your own...
Tip: Florist paste starts to set very quickly so you need to work fast when handling it. However, the florist paste needs to be left to dry overnight in order to be completely set and hold its shape when it's stood up.
This recipe is part of new cookbook; Cakemoji by Jenni Powell (Quadrille £10) Photography: Rita Platts
- Edible glue and paintbrush
- Paper templates (these can be handmade or taken from Cakemoji cookbook)
Step 1Lightly dust the worksurface with cornflour to prevent any sticking, then roll out the brown florist paste to 5mm (¼ in.) thickness, preferably using spacers to ensure an even thickness.
Using the templates and a sharp knife, cut out the monkey heads from brown florist paste. For the toppers to stand upright, you need to use florist paste. Otherwise, you can use fondant.