Loom band cupcakes

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  • Have the kids been going crazy for loom bands recently? Well, they’re going to love these loom band cupcakes made with edible loom bands and a soft meringue buttercream. Follow our step-by-step recipe to make your own.

    This recipe makes 12 cupcakes; 8 with loom bands on them (27 loom bands on each) and 4 with lettering on them.


    • 1 batch of 12 basic cupcakes
    • 1 batch of basic meringue buttercream
    • 225g modelling paste (90g for loom bands, 10g each) and 135g white modelling paste
    • Rainbow colour food colouring pastes, such as egg yellow, tangerine/apricot, Aubergine, navy blue, sky blue, party green, Christmas red, claret (for the pink)
    • Cornflour, for dusting