Squirrel cupcakes

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  • Make squirrel cupcakes as cute autumn cakes, or make the toppers to create an autumnal theme on a big cake. Our cupcake queen Victoria Threader shows you how to make these fondant designs with our easy step by step picture guide

    Ingredients

    Makes 6 toppers

    • ½ batch basic cupcakes
    • ½ batch chocolate buttercream
    • 50g chocolate fondant
    • 195g white modelling paste
    • 5g black fondant
    • Black sugar pearls for the eyes (or black fondant)
    • Wafer paper Autumn leaves (Victoria uses Just Lift Peel and Munch)
    • Edible glue
    • Pink sprinkles
    • 1 strand dried spaghetti
    • Cornflour, for dusting (optional)