Time Required :
Over an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

grey moon cupcakes

These cupcakes are over the moon! Made using the Wilton® Color Right™ Performance Color System and your favorite chocolate cake recipe, these Grey Moon Cupcakes also use Color Mist® to create small specks on the moon’s surface. Serve them at a galaxy-themed party or add a few star-shaped sprinkles for a cute baby shower treat. A simple project for beginning decorators, these Grey Moon Cupcakes are simply out of this world!
Step 1
Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool in black cupcake liners.

TIP: About 4½ cups batter needed to make 24 cupcakes. 
Step 2
Tint icing light grey and dark grey using color combinations provided.

TIP: Use Color Right™ base colors and QuickCount™ color formulas to tint icing in the following shades:  
   -  Light Grey: 4 cups white icing + 2BK
   -  Dark Grey: 1 cup white icing + 12BK
Step 3
Prepare decorating bag with tip 1A and light grey icing. Cover tops of cupcake with light grey icing. 
Step 4
Prepare decorating bag with dark grey icing. Cut 3/8 in. tip off end of bag. Pipe 3 to 4 curved lines on each cupcake. 
Step 5
Using spatula, ice cupcakes smooth, blending colors together.  
Step 6
Lightly spray cupcakes using black Color Mist®.
 
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You’ll Also Need
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Food-Safe Scissors
  • Favorite Cake Mix (or Recipe) – Chocolate
  • 1 - Wilton® Decorating Tip – #1A (sku 10478149)
  • 1 - Wilton® Decorator's Icing – White (sku 10556068)
  • 1 - Cooling Rack By Celebrate It® (sku 10058219)
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