Monday, May 24, 2010

Hello Kitty Cupcakes

My daughter had her 4th birthday this past weekend and I made cupcakes for the party.  Her birthday was themed around Hello Kitty of course. So, I decided to try and make the cupcakes look like Hello Kitty.  I had no idea it was so hard to find black jelly beans.  A special trip to the candy store was in order to buy the black jelly beans and the small licorice whips. I made buttercream frosting and then cut the licorice up into small pieces to make ears and whiskers.  The black jelly beans were for the eyes and the nose is a mini M&M.  The bow is made of the gel decorating frosting that is sold at the grocery store. They turned out pretty cute.

The birthday girl approved.


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