My designs are often inspired by my daughter's toys. In this case I was inspired by my daughter's ragdollish looking Lalaloopsy doll. I want to invoke the feel of softness of fabric. I do this by adding stitching detail on the swag and the letter blocks. The flowers are bright and cartoonish looking as if they are made with fabric. The Chibi angel looks like a soft and cuddly stuffy. This cake is for a baby girl so I want to have that cuddly and soft feel.
This is how I made my Ube (purple yam) Minion cupcake.. Enjoy! Come see how I made it in this youtube video. Don't forget to subscribe for more updates! Used Wilton tip 1M to create the rose pattern on the cupcake. Start pipping from middle cupcake and out. To create the eyes... You will need 3 different sizes of round cookie cutter (3", 2.5, 1 inches, white fondant, grey fondant (goggle frame), light brown fondant (iris), and black fondant, large ball tool, and piping gel. Cut out a 3" circle out of grey and white fondant. Set aside in large ziplock bag. Cut out a 2.5" circle in the middle of the grey circle. This will be the frames for the minions goggles. With a small brush apply a small amount of water along the perimeter of the white circle. Lay down the grey frames on top of the white circle. Using a ball tool (See pic bellow) make an indent on the bottom centre of the white circle. Place the brown 1" circle in the di