Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Little Sweets Turns 2! (and the Giant Cupake Cake)

Why is my Little Sweets obsessed with cupcakes these days? Well, I'm not sure, but it might kind of be my fault. Maybe.

giant cupcake cake
...First came the giant cupcake cake...
giant cupcake and regular cupcakes
...and then, teeny tiny (i.e., regular-sized) versions
of the giant cupcake cake!

I've been slowly adding clothing in my Etsy shop and I am planning to make some birthday shirts for bigger kids (up to 5T for now). So I had to practice, right? (More will be available soon, for boys and girls!) Wow, did the cupcake theme go over well in this house. It's still going.

In case you're interested in making this giant cupcake cake for your own little sweets, I used a Wilton pan and followed these directions from Oh, Sugar! to make the candy cupcake liner. Yes, all the other little sweetses who came to the birthday party, that is indeed pink candy. Super easy to make and in my humble opinion, the cupcake liner turned out MUCH better than if I'd tried to frost that part.

Oh, and the "confetti" was royal icing that I piped in big blobs on waxed paper. I put them on the cake upside-down so the smooth part (the part that was touching the waxed paper) would show. Very easy and very cute!

9 comments:

  1. Love the blog, Tricia!!! :) The bday cupcakes were so cute and tasty! Thanks for sharing how you made them :)

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  2. Thanks for checking it out and being my first commenter, Karee! I love making cakes and this one was so easy and fun that I had to share.

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  3. Hi Tricia, Love your blog! You are so talented! That gigantic Cupcake look so beautiful and delicious!

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  4. Thanks Jocelyn! I miss you so much!

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  5. That is so beautiful...craving cupcakes now!!

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  6. Thanks Debbi! I crave buttercream frosting all the time...

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  7. SO AWESOME! =)
    I'll have to check back closer to the time our little one turns 2!

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  8. Thanks, Esther! I've got a few boy shirts up right now at http://www.etsy.com/shop/SweeterThanSweets?section_id=7604525 and girl shirts are coming soon!

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  9. Thanks for sharing your Giant Cupcake Cake and Pinwheel Cupcake Toppers at September's "It's a Celebration" link party. Both were just adorable! I will be featuring both projects tomorrow!
    Thanks Again,
    Christina
    www.inspirationforcelebration.com

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