Cowboy cupcakes

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  • Do your kids love cowboys? If you’re throwing a special cowboy themed birthday party, you have to give these a go. All you need is to assume modelling paste/fondant, which can be bought in most supermarkets in the cake decorating section, a steady hand, a little patience, and lots of imagination. Victoria says: ‘I used white modelling paste/fondant and coloured it myself with Sugarflair food colours. Packs of coloured fondant are available in the supermarket if you don’t want to colour yourself.’

    Ingredients

    • 1x batch of our basic cupcake recipe
    • 1x batch of vanilla buttercream icing
    • 100g blue modelling paste
    • 100g white fondant
    • 60g brown fondant for the head
    • 30g light brown fondant for the chin
    • 30g skin tone fondant
    • 10g red fondant
    • 40g grey fondant
    • Silver lustre dust
    • White alcohol for painting
    • Black sugar pearls for the eyes
    • Dusky pink petal dust for rosy cheeks