I made these cupcakes for my friend's shower this weekend in order to fill in the gaps of additional guests.
At first, I chose cupcakes because, typically, they are relatively quick and easy. Of course, while researching "You Tube" for some decorating techniques for the cake, I found this cute little technique and decided, I had to try it!
Fast forward to the day before the party, I was in full force cake decorating mode. I get my bag and tip together (a Wilton 124 tip) and discover I had a major problem. A left handers problem. Crap. Why didn't I think of this while I was at the cake store? Surely they were now closed. I was going to have to get handy with my right hand, or convince my husband to do it. I decided that me using my right hand to pipe the frosting was probably my best bet. By the second cupcake, I had carpal tunnel. (Seriously, my wrists are hurting from rolling out all the fondant from the cake). Then, the light bulb went off....I could use my left hand, I just had to work in the opposite direction. From then on, it was smooth sailing.
What I love about these cupcakes is that they look like a flower! They are so cute and look great with the lady bugs. These cupcakes were a true hit with all the guests, especially the kids! I will surely use this technique again!