How to make button cake decorations

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  • Our button cake decorations tutorial shows you two simple ways to make cute button toppers for your next bake – one using cake decorating tools, and another using simple items you’ve probably already got in your kitchen.

    These cupcakes were made by Victoria Threader for our classes at the Cake & Bake Show 2014 in London – don’t forget to take a look at our bow cupcake decorations and rose cupcake decorations too!


    • 40g modelling paste
    • Sugarflair food colour paste in baby pink, sky blue, party green and egg yellow
    • Cornflour, for dusting
    • Trex, for greasing
    • 1x batch of basic cupcakes
    • 1x batch of buttercream