Fairy cupcake toppers

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  • Ideal for children’s birthday parties, make these cute fairy cupcake toppers in just seven simple steps.

    Top your cupcakes with these impressive toppers. Each fairy is made using modelling paste in a variety of different colours. You could also use ready-to-roll fondant too. This recipe uses a handful of different cake decorating tools including a scallop tool, piping nozzle and small circle cutters.

    How to make fairy cupcake toppers


    • 120g red modelling paste
    • 100g white modelling paste
    • 100g fondant
    • 20g yellow modelling paste
    • Various food colour
    • Dusky pink petal dust
    • Royal icing sugar
    • A length of dry spaghetti