Team Spirit Cupcakes

Team Spirit Cupcakes

Whether you're tailgating before homecoming or making cupcakes for the whole football team, these Team Spirit Cupcakes are a great way to add a personal touch to your treats. Use the Color Swirl coupler to pipe swirls of color on your cupcakes, featuring the team or school colors. Or use the Numbers and Letters Fondant Cut-Out Set to top your cupcakes with your favorite jersey numbers. Regardless of whether you do one or both of these designs, these Team Spirit Cupcakes are sure to be a touchdown with your favorite high school team!
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  1. Bake cupcakes. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in yellow cupcake liners.
  2. Tint icing.

    Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:

    • Navy Blue Icing: 3 cups white icing + 42B + 24P + 18BK + 22R
    • Yellow Icing: 5 cups white icing + 50Y + 3O

    Using color combinations provided, tint 3 cups white icing Navy Blue and 5 cups white icing Yellow. Reserve remaining icing white.

  3. Tint fondant.

    Use Color Right base colors and QuickCount color formulas to tint fondant in the following shade:

    • Navy Blue Fondant: 4.4 oz. white fondant + 5B + 4R + 1P + 1BK

    Using color combination provided, tint 4.4 oz. white fondant Navy Blue. Using 20 in. fondant roller with orange guide rings, roll out fondant. Using number cut-outs, cut out desired number combinations. Set fondant numbers aside on waxed paper-covered cake board.

  4. Decorate number cupcakes. Using 16 in. decorating bag from Color Swirl kit, prepare decorating bag with tip 1M and yellow icing. Pipe 1M swirl on 12 cupcakes. Top with fondant numbers. Reserve remaining yellow icing.
  5. Decorate Color Swirl cupcakes. Prepare decorating bags with Color Swirl couplers. Fill bags separately with navy blue, white and remaining yellow icing. Assemble coupler using star decorating tip 1M. Pipe 1M swirl on remaining cupcakes.


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