Holiday Lights Cupcakes
Buttercream Icing recipe can be found here.
Two to three hours in advance, prepare stiff Buttercream icing according to directions. Tint portions blue, orange, yellow and red.
Use tip 12 and blue, orange, yellow* and red* icing to pipe teardrop-shaped bulbs on parchment paper. Smooth light bulb point with finger dipped in cornstarch. Let set at room temperature.
Bake and cool cupcakes.
Prepare medium consistency Buttercream icing according to directions. Tint light green and dark green. Use spatula and light green icing to ice cupcakes smooth.
Peel dried light bulbs off parchment paper and position on cupcake.
Use tip 2 and dark green icing to pipe light bulb socket and cord.
*Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown.
*Combine Christmas Red with Red-Red for red shown.