Tropical island cupcakes

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  • How clever are these tropical island cupcakes? Made with crushed biscuits for the sand, a chocolate wafer for the palm trees and a little fondant starfish, these desert island bakes are easier to make than you might think.

    Follow our step-by-step picture guide to create your own. They’re perfect for kids’ birthdays, themed parties or other special occasions.


    • 1x batch of basic cupcakes
    • 2 sheets of edible green wafer paper
    • 12 Milky Way Crispy rolls or similar chocolate bar
    • 10g green modelling paste
    • 15g orange fondant
    • 4g chocolate fondant
    • 6 Digestive biscuits
    • 2tbsp royal icing sugar with a few drops of water for glue
    • Cornflour for dusting