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    Default Cupcake designs that look hard but are effortless?

    Have to make a few cupcakes for school and party for dds birthday I want something that looks like I out afford in decoration wise but was actually soooo easy! Any suggestions photos are even better :-)

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    I'm such a bad cook. I burn toast.
    In the past I have bought pre made plain cupcakes from Coles, Betty Crocker icing and those tiny little sugar flowers. They looked amazing. Took me longer to buy the stuff then make them.

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    Yes definitely going with Betty Crocker lol it's my go too because they taste soo good and I always get a lot of compliments on them. Trying to think of something creative but easy to decorate them. I've been googling easy mermaid cupcakes but alas no luck.

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    I've made Cookie monster cupcakes which looked pretty good and were way easy. I just coloured some dessicated coconut in blue food colouring and then rolled the iced cupcakes in it, cut a slit into each one and inserted half a cookie, then used writing chocolate to put dots on white choc buttons and stuck them on as eyes.

    Be warned ... you may poo blue
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    Oh! I've also done owl cupcakes. Similar thing ...

    Roll iced cupcakes in crushed up chocolate flakes
    Use the same writing chocolate and white choc buttons for eyes
    I used flaked almonds for the feet, but you could use whatever you like
    I used mini marshmallows chopped into triangles for the beak, but again, use whatever you like
    Halved m&ms for ears ... DONE!

    They tasted great too!
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    this is what my flower cakes looked llike
    i also like lady bugs
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    I make boring cupcakes look fancy, just by ensuring I have heaps of icing, and use a piping bag to make decorative swirls with the icing on top. If you also use nice cupcake cases they look amazing.

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    I love these rainbow ones- i made them last month (this is image from google) but very easy and they looked great when I took thirty to school for DD birthday.

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    I love these rainbow ones- i made them last month (this is image from google) but very easy and they looked great when I took thirty to school for DD birthday.
    They look awesome. Where did u get those rainbow sugary strap thingys

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    you can buy them from kmart or i found them at IGA (didnt see them at coles or safeways) but they quite common


 

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